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...
Vietnamese Tet

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Ho Chi Minh City During Tet

Vietnamese New Year aka Vietnamese Tet ( or ), or more commonly known as Tet, is a wondrous and prosperous time in Vietnam, and is an...
pollution vietnam

A Guide to Living in Vietnam

Living in Vietnam has become a popular destination for not only short-term travel but long-term expat living as well.  Due to the increased prominence...
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...
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