Edward Dalton

Edward Dalton

Ted landed in Vietnam in 2013, looking for new ways to emulate his globetrotting, octo-lingual grandfather and all-round hero. After spending a year putting that history Masters to good use by teaching English, his plan to return to his careers adviser in a flood of remorseful tears backfired when he met someone special and tied the knot two years on. Now working as a wordsmith crackerjack (ahem, staff writer) for Word Vietnam.

Monday, 17 July 2017 03:57

Hanoi: 1,000 Years and Counting

Edward Dalton traces the history of Hanoi, a city that has time and again struggled with foreign invasion and influence. 

Monday, 10 July 2017 15:40

Don’t Mind if I Do-nut

Everybody loves a donut, well, most of the time. Edward Dalton hits Hanoi’s Old Quarter and chats to the dealers of these doughy delights. He also finds himself on the end of some sticky feedback.

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 16:35

Nam Dinh City

With the north-south train line, who needs the car or the motorbike for a day trip when you can just as easily do it by train?

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 16:29

Hoa Qua Dam

Hanoi-based writer Edward Dalton lets us in on his sweet little secret, his love for hoa qua dam.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 18:16

Looking After the Little Guys

The struggle to obtain universal animal rights in Vietnam continues, helped by two organisations working in Hanoi.

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