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Fifty Shades of Expat: The Tanktop Romeo

Fifty Shades of Expat: The Tanktop Romeo

Who is the Tanktop Romeo?

I Shot a Big Beer Ad

I Shot a Big Beer Ad

Jon Aspin sucks down a Hahn Super Dry, in his quest for the ultimate expat experience

A Streetcar Named Uber

A Streetcar Named Uber

Four months after ride-sharing app Uber launched in Hanoi and nine months after it touched down in Saigon, David Mann hit the streets to hear the verdict. Photos by Julie Vola ...

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 ...

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 ...

Back to the Motherlanz

Back to the Motherlanz

Celebrate ANZAC Day in style this year with an Aussie-Kiwi collaboration that will turn your musical world as upside down as a toilet’s Coriolis effect. Well, kind of. But it will certainly be a show to remember. ...

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. ...

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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Editor's Picks

Incantations

Incantations

The work of calligrapher Ho Cong Khanh is some of the most celebrated in the country, forgoing the clichéd lucky words in favour of preserving Vietnam’s heritage and letting it spark a new beauty. Words by Ed Weinberg. Photos and translation by Nick Ross

The Slow Train to Lang Son

The Slow Train to Lang Son

Set on the border amidst dramatic limestone karsts, Lang Son is often relegated to the status of border town. It’s anything but. Julie Vola retraces some well-worn train tracks to the outer reaches of northern Vietnam

Cycling for Life

Cycling for Life

Despite being diagnosed with terminal cancer, Derek Boocock is cycling the world. Nick Ross catches up with him in Hanoi

The Best Restaurant in Vietnam?

The Best Restaurant in Vietnam?

La Maison 1888 in Danang is theoretically the top restaurant in Vietnam. After all, the Michelin star-winning restaurateur, Michel Roux, is at its helm. But how does it really fare? Words and photos by Nick Ross

Hanoi’s Hidden Houses

Hanoi’s Hidden Houses

French colonial, brutalist, tall and thin tube houses, and lots of concrete. That’s the lot when it comes to Hanoi’s architecture. Or is it? Katie Jacobs looks above street level and discovers something quite different. Photos by Andy Crompton

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The Rise and Fall of The Pham

The Rise and Fall of The Pham

January on Bui Vien just before Tet. It’s mid-evening and the plastic chairs on the...

Silver Lining

Silver Lining

At the end of October, Bui Manh Thang was dismantling some scrap metal on his...

Destination Phong Nha

Destination Phong Nha

A new destination is working wonders for the country’s tourism industry

The Final Say: Dognapped!

The Final Say: Dognapped!

Whether it’s talked about in international newspapers or in hushed tones down the street, the...

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