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.

Thursday, 18 May 2017 19:43

Shopping

Selling meat at a wet market in Hanoi

Vietnam’s move into middle-income status has changed the way people shop. Yet the future of shopping here isn’t as predictable as it seems.

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 17:53

Jordan Vogt-Roberts

Jordan Vogt-Roberts. Portrait by Julie Vola

The director of Kong: Skull Island talks with Edward Dalton about his love for Vietnam, the role he’s playing to protect its natural beauty, and his dream of creating an All-Vietnamese hero. 

Friday, 05 May 2017 01:37

Tet Lifestyle Collection

Art, lifestyle and a lot of heart. Photos by Julie Vola

Tuesday, 02 May 2017 13:09

Com Chay Nang Tam

In a city whose culinary landscape seems to change with every new moon, Com Chay Nang Tam has been a bastion of consistency for over two decades. With a 100% vegetarian menu, Nang Tam owes its success to producing food so good, even omnivores can’t stay away.

Monday, 10 April 2017 15:45

Student Food

Most street food joints are aimed at everyone. But often you find places whose target customer is the thrifty student. Words by Edward Dalton. Photos by Teigue John Blokpoel

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