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.
Vietnam’s move into middle-income status has changed the way people shop. Yet the future of shopping here isn’t as predictable as it seems.
The director of Kong: Skull Island talks with Edward Dalton about his love for Vietnam, the role he’s playing to protect its natural beauty, and his dream of creating an All-Vietnamese hero.
Art, lifestyle and a lot of heart. Photos by Julie Vola
In a city whose culinary landscape seems to change with every new moon, Com Chay Nang Tam has been a bastion of consistency for over two decades. With a 100% vegetarian menu, Nang Tam owes its success to producing food so good, even omnivores can’t stay away.