Menu
Prev Next

Six Shades of Vegan Green

Ditch the meat and get some greenery inside you. Zoe Osborne and Mike Palumbo search out six dairy and meat-free salads that make a tasty meal ...

Women in History

Vo Thi Sau, Ba Trieu and Hai Ba Trung? Wonder who they are? Here are their stories and the tales of some of this country’s best known women. Words by Jesse Meadows and Vu Ha Kim Vy ...

Antibiotics: More Curse than Cure

Prescribing antibiotics when they shouldn’t be leads to bacteria developing resistance. In Vietnam, though, it goes one stage further. Here you can buy the drugs straight out of the pharmacy. Words by Edward Dalton ...

Great Women

From women in business to academics, authors to behavioural analysts to fashion designers, we profile nine women who are making a difference in Vietnam. Photos by Julie Vola, Mike Palumbo and Bao Zoan ...

The Replica Village

Edward Dalton visits the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism near Ba Vi. The experience is surreal ...

Cousins

Now with a second restaurant, the well-established Tay Ho establishment Cousins is upping the dining scene away from the lake. Our mystery diner finds out what’s going on. Photos by Julie Vola ...

Reng Reng

Many Vietnamese coffee drinkers are casual about what goes into their daily brew. But for one man from Dalat, it is unthinkable that consumers in the second-largest coffee exporting country in the world have to drink additive-filled coffee. ...

Editor's Picks

Saving the Jungle

As is being shown in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, to conserve the jungle you need to create jobs

The Street Barber

On a sidewalk next to little Yen Phu, Hung cuts hair. His ‘shop’ is an old rusty barber’s chair, surrounded by many weeks’ worth of matted hair clippings that have cemented together between cracks in the cobblestones. A mirror hangs on green metal sheeting, a...

The Tea Lady

Thin is selling tea on the doorstep of her house. Members of her family are sitting around a small table playing cards and drinking tea. They come sometimes when the weather isn’t good or on their day off. “They play just for fun, not for...

In the Face of Adversity

Mai Nha Orphanage in Central Vietnam is the first foreign-run and foreign-owned orphanage in Vietnam. Raising 20 children to adulthood, if it wasn’t for the determination of Marc and Marie Witlox, the project would never have got off the ground.

The Pho Burger

First there was pho cuon, then the pho cocktail. Now there’s the pho burger

Editor's Picks

A Brief History of Beer Mythology

Through its history, beer has inspired many people to tell lies — including some about...

A Brief History of Bia Hoi

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

Burger Wars

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

The Cartoonist

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

In Search of the Super Cave

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

Online Partners