Mind Your Kids

Creating mindful children one breath at a time Yoga Joy Saigon (yogajoysaigon.com) opened three years ago in 2016 by American Alison Lockwood. Alison, from Marblehead, Massachusetts, came to reside in Vietnam in 2007, working as a teacher when she met her Vietnamese husband while volunteering for Saigon Children’s Charity. At the time she wasn’t thinking … Read more

Ni Hao

Meet Hilolbegim Rahmanova, Saigon’s Mandarin language teacher to all ages While Vietnam’s second language acquisition is largely fixated on English fluency, evidenced by the boom of English language centers in cities throughout the nation, Mandarin is a language with some high-profile students, from the children of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Ivanka … Read more

Hiding Out in D7

A little off the beaten path in District 7 is an oasis for foodies and sports fans LOST BOYS HIDEOUT (147, 2B-3C Le Van Luong, D7, www.facebook.com/lostboyshideout) is indeed hiding out down a corridor set back from the main street. Walking into the spacious sports bar, Lost Boys Hideout is an open, airy space with multiple levels of … Read more