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.
It’s not just beer that’s getting a makeover in the capital, food is too, with a number of artisan producers entering the scene.
Edward Dalton declares war on matcha, and anything else green for that matter.
There are more things to do in Vietnam these days, but are they entertaining?
It’s one of the most popular attractions in northern Vietnam, and yet we’ve never been there. So, avoiding the standard tour buses, we do the trip by motorbike.