Vietnam has many legends which help define its people, the Kinh people, as a nation. Here are a few.
From utopian dream to tourist attraction. Such is the fate of this housing complex on the outskirts of Hanoi. Emily Arntsen heads to Hanoi’s very own ghost town.
I have my father to thank (or chastise) for Paul Simon’s opening line to his song Graceland when it enters my head as I cross Rach Mieu Bridge to Ben Tre Province.
Past Halong Bay is an island that has all the beauty of the bay, but without the tourists.
Saving lives, one stroke at a time
The 7th Annual Sunrise Surf & SUP Contest is about to take place in Mui Ne. But the competition is more than just a competition — it has acted as a springboard for Vietnamese would-be surfers to get involved in water sports.
Life in the maze-like alleys around Ho Thi Ky Street in Saigon serves up some culinary delights.
With little official help for people living with disabilities, it falls to businesses and social enterprises to provide employment opportunities.
Thousands of urban interventions enliven our city streets. These include hundreds of street altars scattered throughout the city. Some are well-constructed structures like the one in the hem at 63 Pasteur Street, or the one at the bend in Huynh Thuc Khang just before it intersects Nam Ky Khoi Nghia.
Life without difficulties is not life. But for the clinically depressed, dealing with life’s problems can be like climbing a mountain with no summit or travelling a road with no end. One Vietnam-based foreigner tells his story.