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.
In the past five years, Vietnam’s running scene has gone from almost zero to something worth talking about. Here’s how it happened.
The transformation of Hanoi from sleepy hollow into modern megacity is well and truly underway. But the decisions being made are often informal and spontaneous.
As harmful chemical usage in food causes increasing concern, some health-conscious residents of Hanoi are resorting to other means to keep their food clean and are going organic.
As modern Vietnam moves to a Korean or Singaporean style of apartment living, questions of how this will affect feelings of community remain unanswered.
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.
Looking for the best bed and board while holidaying in Phong Nha? Vu Ha Kim Vy gives the lowdown on what’s available. Photos by Bao Zoan