Make A Run For It

Jody O’Dea, Head of Hanoi Red River Runners, and David Shin, Race Director of Sporting Republic, share tips for the upcoming Hanoi Half Marathon on December 10 Sporting Republic is a Hong Kong-based company that organized, amongst others in the past, the HCMC SKYRUN at the Bitexco Financial Tower last month and the Hanoi Half … Read more

Fueled by Tradition

George Duke, owner of Zippo and the grandson of the lighter company’s founder George G. Blaisdell, talks about brass, flint and its new clothing line For our readers who don’t know, tell us the origin of the Zippo and how it got its name. The name “Zippo” was originally created by George G. Blaisdell, the … Read more

The Golden Years

Visa requirements to retire in Vietnam Dear Antoine, I’m a French retiree who had recently visited Vietnam as a tourist for three weeks and I’d really love to go back. I heard that in Thailand there is a special long-stay visa for retired foreigners; is there a same arrangement in Vietnam? If not, how can … Read more