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Cat of the Month: Trish

Cat of the Month: Trish

Weighing in at one year and two months — or 16.7 kitty years — Trish is one of the very rare females of the ginger persuasion. Add dreamy caramel eyes, a cute kinked tail and the map of Australia she’s got on her left side (minus Tasmania), and you...

The Best Banh Mi in Saigon

The Best Banh Mi in Saigon

Simon Stanley eats his way through the city’s top banh mi joints... and chooses the best. Let the crumbs fall where they may. Photos by Francis Xavier ...

Fifty Shades of Expat: The Tanktop Romeo

Fifty Shades of Expat: The Tanktop Romeo

Who is the Tanktop Romeo?

Fifty Shades of Expat: He Says, She Says

Fifty Shades of Expat: He Says, She Says

Expats. We’re the full range of odd bodies, all with different outlooks on life, all from different walks. So with Word being the nice people that we are, we decided to take different types of stereotypical YOUs and put them in different situations...

Fifty Shades of Expat: The Suit

Fifty Shades of Expat: The Suit

Who is the Suit? The Suit has been in Vietnam since you were in nappies, and he knows virtually everything there is to know about the country (except the language). He remembers when District 7 was all farmland, and when Noi Bai airport was slightl...

Fifty Shades of Expat

Fifty Shades of Expat

Expat stereotypes are everywhere, little cocoons of half-truth that we assign to large proportions of people who live overseas. ...

Has Hanoi’s Art Scene Lost its Edge?

Has Hanoi’s Art Scene Lost its Edge?

Whereas five years ago Hanoi’s emerging art scene was gaining widespread praise, now it seems to have come to a standstill — or has it? Words by David Mann. Photos by Julia Vola ...

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InterContinental Danang splashes on Conde Nast

InterContinental Danang

InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort is the first Vietnamese resort hotel to be featured on the front page of the world-famous Conde Nast Traveller.

 

The plush resort, which officially opens its doors to the public on Jun. 1, is one of the 16 properties from Asia to be featured on the Hot List this year in the prestigious global travel magazine’s UK and US editions.

 

The magazine annually chooses the best hotels around the world, and this year the flagship of IHG’s resorts in Vietnam is among 154 honoured. The An Lam Saigon River Private Residence in Ho Chi Minh City and Banyan Tree in Lang Co near Danang also made the list.

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