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Recalling Hanoi: Part Seven

Recalling Hanoi: Part Seven

Landscape is entangled with history and people’s lives. No matter how young we are or what social position we have, we all have stories to tell. The book I am working on, Recalling Hanoi, is my vision of Hanoi, a tapestry weaved out of portraits, p...

Elephant Tourism

Elephant Tourism

After doing her due diligence, Katie Jacobs visited an ‘ethical’ elephant camp and was surprised at how much more complicated the reality of elephant riding is ...

The Wordies Awards 2014: The Top Restaurants in Vietnam

The Wordies Awards 2014: The Top Restaurants in Vietnam

As we put together our list of the top restaurants in this country’s two major cities — Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City — we decided to keep it simple.  ...

The Wordies Awards 2014: The Top Bars in Vietnam

The Wordies Awards 2014: The Top Bars in Vietnam

No matter how innovative or Bohemian the décor, how alternative the clientele or how congenial the service, the bars that we like are the ones that fit in with the experience we are searching out after dark. ...

Reconstructing the Capital

Reconstructing the Capital

While Saigon is working on a public transport network that will transform the city, Hanoi has some solutions of its own in the works. Words by Lucy Sexton. Photos by Julie Vola ...

The Last Call: Di Li

The Last Call: Di Li

The author of Vietnam’s first ever crime thriller novel, award-winning novelist and short story writer Di Li is at the forefront of a new generation of Vietnamese writers. Photo by David Harris ...

The New Peranakans

The New Peranakans

The mixed race Asians of the past known as the Straits Chinese or Peranakans were mainly Chinese-Malay. Today’s mixed-race Asians are a bit of everything. Words by Nick Ross. Photos by Kyle Phanroy ...

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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A Journey To The Land Of Whispers

A Journey To The Land Of Whispers

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Mr. McDonald’s

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The Best Street Food of Vietnam: The South

Vietnam has well over 100 street food dishes, most of them dreamt up locally, with a smattering coming from overseas. But which of these dishes are quintessentially Vietnamese? And which dishes are the true originals?

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