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Che Muoi Sau

Tran Cam Thu visits a 50-year-old sweet shop that pays homage to the sugary snacks of Hanoi’s past. Photos by Boris Lopatin ...

New Suburbs, New Civilisation

New suburbs mean a new lifestyle and a new more modern middle class. Or do they? Words by Edward Dalton ...

The Occidental Tourist

As one clinic is discovering, dental tourism has arrived in Vietnam

Open-Mic Night

There is a certain magic about getting up on stage and showing off your talent. And it’s a magic that has led to a growing number of open-mic nights taking place throughout Vietnam. Words by Jesse Meadows (Hanoi) and Vu Ha Kim Vy (Saigon) ...

The Suburban Green

While Saigon’s centre is in need of green spaces, do the suburban parks offer some respite? Words by Vu Ha Kim Vy ...

Olympic-Sized Dreams

A pre-Olympic athletics championship brings out Vietnam’s juniors. Words by Harry Hodge

Full Plastic Jacket

Paintball or airsoft anyone?




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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In Wedded Bliss

Mixed nationality couples marrying in Vietnam may no longer need an interview

The Honda Cub Rises

The medieval prophecy behind Vietnam’s best-loved motorbike. Words by Dara O Foghlu. Photos by Julie Vola

The Big Wet

When we get wet in Vietnam, we get really wet. Jon Aspin and Natalia Martinez take a look at some of the things that really matter when the heavens open up, and asked the whole Word team for their top tips.

The Home Team

Beer and sports. When it comes to expat pastimes, they just can’t be separated. Or can they? Words by Nick Ross

Australia’s Cash Cow

David Mann takes a look at how Vietnam’s appetite for beef has helped bring Aussie farmers back from the brink. Photos by Nick Ross 

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Burger Wars

Four expert judges battled lunchtime traffic, salad cravings and meat sweats to taste 10 burgers...

In Search of the Super Cave

Or, how Ed Weinberg went looking for Southeast Asia’s largest volcanic cave and got scraped...

Falling Off the Wagon

It’s a common New Year’s resolution — go a month or so without drinking. Jon...

The Cartoonist

A cartoonist and a teacher, But Chi’s raison d’etre is to use the creation and...

A Brief History of Bia Hoi

Considered the ultimate people’s beer, bia hoi started off as a concession to the shortages...

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