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A Taste from the Past

Pho, the closest Vietnam has to a national dish, is now mainly found in off-street eateries. But look carefully, and you may be able to find it in the location from where it came — the streets. Words by Vi Pham. Photos by Sian Kavanagh ...

Battling the Sharks

Is 4G the solution to Vietnam’s connectivity woes?

The Art and Architecture of George Town

A former British-settled port town, George Town in Malaysia is known for its multicultural heritage and vibrant street food scene. Yet it has something else to attract the erstwhile traveller — architecture and art. Words by Edward Dalton. Photos b...

The Ho Chi Minh Trail

It started off as a road trip just for two; Ben Mitchell from Phong Nha Farmstay and I. Yet by the time we departed Phong Nha in Quang Binh early one August morning, our ranks had swollen to eight. ...

The Motorcycle Diaries

Che Guevara liked biking through long countries. So do we.

10 Ways To Keep Your Road Trip From Falling Apart

A veteran of road trips by motorbike both good and bad, Jesse Meadows gives a few tips on how to ensure your two-wheeled travels don’t end up in disaster ...

The Central Highlands

The bus rips its way along the winding road, narrowly missing its ghost-like cousins as they spin past through the mist. It is as though the forest is hungry. ...

Future Shorts Returns to Snap Cafe


Future Shorts returns to Snap Cafe on Jun. 17 where the drinks are chilly and the food is delicious and the seating is abundant.

Future Shorts Southeast Asia now runs in 4 countries and 6 cities within the region due to the commitment and dedication of 6 teams and thousands of audience members. These 6 teams are made up entirely of passionate volunteers working hard to make the best underground cinema available.

Snap Cafe is located at 32 Tran Ngoc Dien, Q2, Ho Chi Minh City. Doors at 7pm, tickets are VND60,000, VND30,000 for students and free for filmmakers.

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The Paradise of Ninh Thuan

Lying in between Nha Trang and Mui Ne, Ninh Thuan is one of those provinces that people seem to miss. Yet, home to the largest population of Cham in Vietnam, its natural beauty is astounding. We head to the coastal area around Nui Chua National...

The Islands off Phu Quoc

While Phu Quoc Island is developing at a breakneck pace, the islands nearby remain untouched. Two of the better known places in Phu Quoc's vicinity are Nam Du and Hon Son.

The Abandoned Church

Nam Dinh in Northern Vietnam is famed for its churches. But one of them stands out from the rest.

The Beaches Around Quy Nhon

Quy Nhon is one of those of cities that time forgot. Six hours south of Danang, it's home to some of the best seafood in the country and unparalleled beaches. Yet few people visit. Here's some reasons to head to the Quy Nhon and the...

The Undiscovered Coast

How many millions of people have ‘done’ Vietnam? We don’t know, but we guess that their conversations about this country in whatever their native tongue may be will include something along the lines of, “been there, seen it, done it”. The fact that only one...

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A Brief History of Beer Mythology

Through its history, beer has inspired many people to tell lies — including some about...

Falling Off the Wagon

It’s a common New Year’s resolution — go a month or so without drinking. Jon...

In Search of the Super Cave

Or, how Ed Weinberg went looking for Southeast Asia’s largest volcanic cave and got scraped...

A Brief History of Bia Hoi

Considered the ultimate people’s beer, bia hoi started off as a concession to the shortages...

Burger Wars

Four expert judges battled lunchtime traffic, salad cravings and meat sweats to taste 10 burgers...

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