Natalia Martinez

Natalia Martinez

Natalia Martínez is a Spanish girl who moved to Vietnam after graduating in journalism. Having worked for Spain's premier radio station, she is now a freelance journalist and teaches English and Spanish in Ho Chi Minh City. Despite being so busy, she still finds time to share silly stories on her blog desdevietngon.wordpress.com and eat ridiculous amounts of cheese.

Wednesday, 06 April 2016 07:50

24 Hour Cafes

24 Hour Cafe. Photo by Francis Xavier

Natalia Martínez went on a hunt for cafés that open the entire night and offer a place to hang out until sunrise. Photos by Francis Xavier

Tuesday, 05 April 2016 03:50

Hey Camel Ceramics

Hey Camel Ceramics. Photo by Francis Xavier 

From The Canary Islands to Saigon

Tuesday, 29 March 2016 10:15

The Best Banh Xeo in Saigon

Banh Xeo Ngoc Son. Photo by Francis Xavier

The king of snacks, banh xeo is everywhere in Ho Chi Minh City. But which joint makes the best? Natalia Martínez went on little tour in search of the winner. Photos by Francis Xavier

Wednesday, 09 March 2016 05:27

The Markets

Photo by Natalia Martinez

I knew that moving to Vietnam would bring me an endless list of wonderful experiences, as well as some awesome food adventures.

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 08:34

Padma de Fleur

Padma de Fleur is already known in town, and behind this name is the owner Quynh Anh, who has put her heart and soul into this flower shop. Her ambition has led her to move into a new sphere. Now she’s serving lunch — with style, of course.

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