Ted landed in Vietnam in 2013, looking for new ways to emulate his globetrotting, octo-lingual grandfather and all-round hero. After spending a year putting that history Masters to good use by teaching English, his plan to return to his careers adviser in a flood of remorseful tears backfired when he met someone special and tied the knot two years on. Now working as a wordsmith crackerjack (ahem, staff writer) for Word Vietnam.
Born in Saigon and then raised in France, Christian Routin is the model of cross-cultural integration.
This peaceful village and its people, just outside Hanoi will charm the socks off you.
Located on Dien Bien Phu close to the junction with Hang Bong is Satori – Slack and Savor, a restaurant and café that might just be that perfect city centre brunch spot we’ve all been looking for.
What do you get when you seat an Englishman, a couple of Mexicans and a Californian at the same table? The best lowdown on tacos in Hanoi.