New public transport service about to float your boat
Rarely do projects garner as much talk as the Saigon WaterBus. Now it’s up and running, George Schooling does the commute. What’s it like and what are its prospects for the future?
Vietnam’s railways start to modernise
Vietnam’s unprecedented development has left its major cities in need of greater and better infrastructure. One key factor is the roads.
Zoe Osborne and Mike Palumbo avoid the high-speed, aircon buses to the provinces and instead take a trip on clapped-out local vehicles to My Tho. Here’s what they find
With new funding and support in place, the Skytrain system looks set to open up in 2021. Diane Lee goes in search of the details. Photos by Sasha Arefieva
A new public transport option comes to Saigon
Taylor Edgar took on that challenge that all of us dream of. For one week he went everywhere in the capital by bus, with not even a xe om or taxi in sight. Almost. Here’s how he fared. Photos by Julie Vola
David Mann gives us a crash course in buying an electric bike (excuse the pun). Popular in Hanoi and spreading further afield, are they the answer to a country increasingly struggling with exhaust fumes? Photos by Andy Crompton