Tuesday, 02 September 2014 03:00

The 5 Stages of Vietnamese Architecture

With all the change, destruction and reconstruction, there is a sense that Vietnam’s architectural traditions are being lost.

Published in The Big Story
Tuesday, 08 July 2014 05:58

The Insider’s Guide to Thu Duc

With multiple metro stations on the way and a developing road infrastructure, Thu Duc is closer than ever to Ho Chi Minh City. Harry Hodge and Amanda Saxton investigate a district on the rise. Photos by Kyle Phanroy

Published in The Culture
Friday, 30 May 2014 02:22

A Tree Crushes Cars on Le Loi

Crushed: A Kia gets the fall brunt of a fallen tree on Le Loi, Ho Chi Minh City

Wednesday May 28th marked the start of the rainy season this year with a storm descending on Ho Chi Minh City in torrential style. Not only were streets the city over flooded, but one of the age-old trees on the city's central thoroughfare, upped roots and collapsed.

Published in The Action
Saturday, 10 May 2014 02:35

Ho Chi Minh Megacity

With its emphasis on German culture, it’s easy to forget that Goethe Institut is equally invested in local culture. In a newly-published photobook, Tp. Ho Chi Minh — Megacity, scholars Michael Waibel and Henning Hilbert, with the support of the cultural institute, detail Ho Chi Minh City’s vibrancy, dynamism and challenges to sustainability.

Saturday, 12 April 2014 04:17

The Other Side of Town

Too many of us tend to stay in District 1, Saigon South or An Phu. So what else is out there in Ho Chi Minh City? Heather Momyer gives the rundown on five places to visit in District 10. Photos by Kyle Phanroy and Francis Xavier

Published in The Outside Hours
Tuesday, 11 March 2014 05:41

Lunch for a Good Cause

Mankind has known of the connecting nature of food for millennia. For thousands of years we have held lavish banquets in honour of our victories, and feasts marking the most important dates on our calendars. Food connects us to one another, and in doing so it connects us to moments of love, passion and joy. It could even be said that food is love made manifest.

Published in Features
Thursday, 27 February 2014 00:00

Canvas and Wine

Canvas and Wine is a social event that combines good wine, good art and good friends into one environment, all led by an expert in art. A fun, creative class for all, Canvas and Wine invites all those that are looking for something a little different, no matter their painting level. With a brush in one hand and a glass of wine in the other, this event put on by Vinspace Gallery is an alternative take on wine tasting (and creating art, of course).

Published in What's On
Tuesday, 04 February 2014 11:15

24 Hours in Saigon

Vietnam has changed. In less than two decades this country has transformed itself from a sleepy agricultural economy into one that now has vibrant cities and a growing focus on industry.

Published in Videos
Tuesday, 28 January 2014 12:59

24 Hours in Ho Chi Minh City

Tour buses leaving Pham Ngu Lao

 

Published in Features
Monday, 27 January 2014 12:57

Street Food Vietnam

Despite modernisation and constant change, street food is more popular than ever in Vietnam.

Published in Videos
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