Katie Jacobs

Katie Jacobs

Katie is a freelance writer focusing on environment, travel and anything else that comes her way. When not writing she works in international environmental development. Her greatest loves are her dog Marmalade, her husband and ice-cream - in that order.

Sunday, 03 May 2015 18:34

Conserving Vietnam’s Coastline


As Vietnam’s rich coastline gets carved up into marketable slices, Katie Jacobs talks with some brave souls fighting an uphill battle

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 19:23

The Last Post on the Bugle

When the British colonised Asia, they brought with them people from all over world. Yangon, the capital of Myanmar, was no different. Katie Jacobs explores a city that is as much steeped in history as it is focused on a brighter future. Photos by Julie Vola

Thursday, 12 February 2015 19:48

Dead Mall

Malls are a relatively new phenomenon in Vietnam — and unlike their dying cousins worldwide, they still see their glory days being ahead of them. But, Katie Jacobs asks, do they have the ingredients for lasting success?

Sunday, 08 February 2015 18:01

Love Market

A locally made documentary debunks the myths about Vietnam’s love markets

Monday, 19 January 2015 17:36

The Art of Ao Dai

An exhibition at Goethe Insitut is putting the ao dai in the spotlight. In doing so it has created an enduring connection between past and present. Words by Katie Jacobs. Photos by Julie Vola

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