Managing Editor of Word Vietnam. Destined to be a dairy farmer until he accepted a spur of the moment job offer in Japan in 1998. After making it big in Japan, he now finds himself wrangling stories in Vietnam instead of cows in Australia. Matt has been living in Saigon since 2010.
Despite being ‘rational’ beings, humans constantly make irrational decisions. This is something marketers exploit for both good, and what some might say, evil.
From poverty to prominence: how a cyclo driver from Nha Trang became an internationally exhibited photographer.
You can get up to a lot in 24 hours in Ho Chi Minh City, so we ask Saigon resident, filmmaker and DJ, Linh Phan, to give us a taste.
It’s uncertain how many resort reviews are written at poolside bars, but this adds another to the tally. It’s mid-June at Amiana Resort Nha Trang, and while text messages from Saigon bring news of heavy rain flooding the streets there, the only water here is the gentle swell lapping up against the shore just metres away from the bar.