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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 ...

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. ...

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

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 ...

Fifty Shades of Expat: The Tanktop Romeo

Fifty Shades of Expat: The Tanktop Romeo

Who is the Tanktop Romeo?

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. ...

SAVA

SAVA

 

SAVA The Gourmet by Classic Fine Foods is now open. Located at 17 Tran Nao, Street 12 in District 2 the shop offers a wide range of gourmet products: premium meat and cheeses, Australian organic salad and vegetables, fish, teas and many other delicacies for children and kids.


With their weekly arrival of products from Europe and Australia, and monthly from the US, SAVA can bring the ingredients of your own country market to your doorstep. Drop by anytime from Monday to Saturday, 10am to 8pm.

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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

Saigon from Above

Saigon from Above

From ground level we get one main perspective on what’s around us — that which is straight ahead, to the side or behind, all on the same plane. Yet ascend a few flights of stairs or take a lift up to the 50th floor, and...

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

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

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

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Silver Lining

Silver Lining

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

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