Located in the former residence of the Italian ambassador, in the heart of Hanoi’s French quarter, Casa Italia is as authentic Italian food as you’ll find in the capital.
The man who rode 40,000km on a Vespa to get to Vietnam.
Last month’s Charity Scooter Ride brought the classic bikes out en masse
Last month Saigon Scooter Centre celebrated its 17-year anniversary. Word talks to founder and self-styled scooter man, Pat Joynt, about the classic bike industry then and now
When I heard a colleague of mine had test-driven the new, mark two version of the electronic Vespa, my inner child took over. “Wow!” was my first response as a smile erupted across my face. “I’d love to give it a try.” We ran an article on the original vehicle in the middle of last year, but none of us ever had the chance to take the bike for a spin.
From a Vespa export business to road adventures on classic motorbikes, Steve Mueller has evolved his love of the classic Italian scooter into a viable business. Words by Karen Hewell, photos by Alexandre Garel