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So far Daniel Spero has created 15 blog entries.
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Uncommon Scents

It’s all about finding your nose and creating a fragrance unique to you

In a small, fragrant room on the second floor of the Craft House, there is a perfume workshop held on weekends. Up a steep wooden staircase you enter a well-lit room, cooled with air-con, with two […]

By |September 14th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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The Tattooist

As the stigma surrounding tattoos fades, tattoo lovers are approaching their marks like art 

As a boy growing up in Nha Trang, Danis Nguyen would draw, paint and illustrate, intent on having an artistic, creative future. Many years later he’s not only realized that dream, but he is successful […]

By |September 2nd, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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Dinnertime Interlude

Italian fine dining with a touch of romance at Romeo & Juliet’s

Tucked away in the basement of The Reverie Saigon is one of the best fine dining experiences in Ho Chi Minh City. The R&J Italian Lounge & Restaurant (B1 & Ground Level | Times Square […]

By |August 30th, 2018|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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By Popular Demand

Jerome Peschard is a contemporary pop artist you should know

The pop art movement began in the 1950s and prospered in the 1960s in the US and UK, pulling imagery from popular and commercial culture as a means of generating more socially relevant commentary. This was a rejection of […]

By |August 25th, 2018|Art, Features|0 Comments
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Enter The Room

In conversation with popular YouTuber Akari and her mission to bridge Japanese and Vietnamese cultures

Started little over a year and a half ago by Japanese expat Akari Nakatani, the Ancari Room vlog on YouTube, which focuses on life experiences in Vietnam as well as cultural differences […]

By |August 13th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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It’s a Bird… It’s a Plane… It’s a Small Plane!

Watch your head, radio-controlled airplanes are flying overhead in the outskirts of district 7

Behind what appears to be an abandoned construction site near the intersection of Nguyen Van Linh and Trinh Quang Nghi, with banana trees and marshes in the backdrop, a group of Vietnamese men […]

By |August 2nd, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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San Diego Meets Saigon

The marriage of Southern California and Vietnamese cuisines for a fresh and bold take on fusion

Already having cemented it’s reputation for their incredible selection of craft beers, however, East West Brewing Company’s (181–185 Ly Tu Trong, D1) food is not to be overlooked. We […]

By |July 30th, 2018|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Become a Potter

There’s nothing quite like drinking coffee out of a cup you made from scratch

Down a small hamlet teeming with vegetation cascading off balconies is the Hey Camel Ceramics studio. The only indication that this address is different from the other residential homes is a small sign in the […]

By |July 27th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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Muscling through the Competition

With six IFBB pro cards up for grabs, find out who’s got the guts to win

Flex your muscles and strike your best pose because on Saturday, August 18th Jon Lindsay’s Muscle Contest International comes to Ho Chi Minh City (www.musclecontestinternational.com) with a shot at an International […]

By |July 17th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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The Rising Sun Meets The Pearl of The Orient

From economic and social development to cultural exchanges, the relationship between Vietnam and Japan has grown phenomenally over the last few decades. Having spent his 35-year career as a diplomat, Oi sat down with Mr. Jun-ichi Kawaue, the Consul General of Japan in Ho Chi Minh […]

By |June 14th, 2018|Features|0 Comments