Shoko Ishikawa is the country representative for UN Women in Vietnam. Here she gives her thoughts on gender equality and the lot of the Vietnamese woman
Prescribing antibiotics when they shouldn’t be leads to bacteria developing resistance. In Vietnam, though, it goes one stage further. Here you can buy the drugs straight out of the pharmacy. Words by Edward Dalton
A historian, a researcher, a writer and a former tour guide, Tim Doling’s knowledge of Saigon’s past is next to none. Photo by Vu Ha Kim Vy
Harry Hodge gets himself in a traffic altercation. A few days later his nemesis buys him coffee
When Ben Mitchell and his wife Bich set up their farmstay on the edge of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, people thought they had a screw loose. Six years later and they have a thriving business
With so many new transport options becoming available and a metro system in the making, Edward Dalton takes to the streets of Hanoi and asks a question we all want to know the answer to: Can anything dethrone the motorbike?
A veteran of road trips by motorbike both good and bad, Jesse Meadows gives a few tips on how to ensure your two-wheeled travels don’t end up in disaster