Mr. Kim - a cycle rider

FACES OF VIETNAM Edition 3 – A Cyclo Driver in Saigon

Drives a Cyclo! Cyclo touring has declined in popularity in Ho Chi Minh City over the last several years.  Its reputation has taken a hit...
The First Starbucks in Vietnam, New World Hotel

How is Vietnamese Coffee Made? Does Starbucks Know?

Well, it has happened - Starbucks has finally opened shop in the coffee capital of Asia!  You may be wondering does Starbucks know Vietnamese...
Dinner cruise Vietnam

Unique Dining Experiences in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City, or Saigon as it's referred to by the locals, is a mecca for foodies, with a lot of must-eat restaurants....
tube homes

Vintage Skyscrapers? The Evolution of the ‘Tube House’ in Vietnam

The architecture in Vietnam is heavily influenced by the cultures who have played a big role in the country’s history.  It’s difficult to miss...
woman with yoke selling street foods

FACES OF VIETNAM Edition 2 – A Yoke Carrier in Saigon

 Local Sells Rice Paper Snacks on a Yoke We met Ms. Hung on Nguyen Van Cu street, squatting next to her yoke full of snacks...
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