Tuesday, 02 May 2017 13:09

Com Chay Nang Tam

In a city whose culinary landscape seems to change with every new moon, Com Chay Nang Tam has been a bastion of consistency for over two decades. With a 100% vegetarian menu, Nang Tam owes its success to producing food so good, even omnivores can’t stay away.

Published in Top Eats
Tuesday, 02 May 2017 07:39

What They Don’t Tell You

Buying property in Vietnam is one thing and the now not-so-new legislation was a very progressive step and extremely well received. However, when it comes to cashing in — selling and renting out your new property — there are a few things you need to know that the developer won’t tell you.

Tuesday, 02 May 2017 07:31

Move Over, Equipment

The best workouts target all muscle groups, ligaments, tendons, fascia and use both aerobic and anaerobic energy systems. The mentality of most is that to get a fit, toned and well-shaped body one must go to the gym and lift weights or use fancy machinery. This simply is not the case. Body weight or callisthenic exercise is more beneficial than equipment-based exercise. Is it time to move more and lift equipment less to achieve your ideal body?

Published in Body & Temple
Tuesday, 02 May 2017 07:22

Real Picture Books are Best

There’s a lot of interest right now in pediatrics in figuring out how electronic media affects young kids’ brains, learning styles and habits — especially toddlers who are attempting to get a handle on spoken language. There is also ongoing interest in how relationships with good books and stories affects their cognitive and social growth.

Published in Book Buff
Tuesday, 02 May 2017 06:51

Rewind Teahouse

Coffee is a big deal in Hanoi. Everyone who has lived here will tell you that you haven’t lived until you’ve tried the famous egg coffee or the ca phe sua da. Being more of a tea aficionado, I’ve been looking for a place where my preferred hot drink is the main event, and Rewind Teahouse is the British-inspired imported tea room which fits the bill.

Published in Coffee Cup
Thursday, 20 April 2017 06:49

Asian Streat

Asian Streat is a new pan-Asian restaurant specialising in Sri Lankan cuisine, located on the second floor of the building that houses well-known cafe L’Usine on Dong Khoi Street in District 1. The concept behind Asian Streat is to bring the taste of street foods from around the region to an environment more comfortable for diners.

Published in Top Eats
Thursday, 20 April 2017 06:40

Generation Gap

Here is a portion of a letter I received from a Vietnamese acquaintance of mine, who is currently studying abroad.

Published in The Therapist
Monday, 17 April 2017 05:29

Emergency Response

When a Western tourist collapsed outside the Independence Palace last January, media outlets reported that the tourist had suffered a stroke. This wasn’t accurate — according to the emergency doctor who arrived on the scene by ambulance just minutes after receiving the alert, the patient had suffered from a heart attack, before going into cardiac arrest. The patient was taken into intensive care at a nearby cardiology unit.

Published in Medical Buff
Monday, 17 April 2017 05:12

The Den Bar

Sandalwood flooring, leather armchairs, and black walls sporting a library of wine bottles; Den Bar is an old-school alternative to Hoan Kiem’s generally characterless selection of watering holes.

Published in Bar Stool
Monday, 17 April 2017 04:56

Mirror, Mirror

I recently returned from some professional development training where situations arose that triggered emotional responses within me. A friend pointed out that these situations arose to mirror representations within me. The closer I looked at the situations that triggered me, I saw that my friend was right.

Published in The Alchemist
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