From a country with no knowledge of the cuisine beyond its borders, to a place that sports international cuisine from every corner of the globe. That is the fate of Vietnam in the 20 years since the US lifted the trade embargo.
101 things to do or not to do before you leave Vietnam. Words by Matt Cowan, Edward Dalton, Thomas Barrett and Nick Ross
The psychedelic artist.
Although he may have started down the conventional English teaching route, it didn’t take long for Hanoi-based American artist Travis Risner to carve out a more unique niche for himself.
The fashion designer.
Fashion is not usually synonymous with ethics, but May Cortazzi is working hard to change that perception.
This is the first time someone’s used ‘Bohemian’ to describe me,” laughs X.Lan, the name she uses in the artistic community.
The vintage clothing store owner.
Sat in her vintage clothing store, with her short boyish hair and tartan headband, the first thing that strikes you about Le Dan Sam is her look.
The abstract artist.
Despite being only in her mid-20s, in June 2016 Maida Gayle suffered a minor stroke.