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  • Oi VietNam - Music - Locally trapped wildlife - January 2019 - IMG_0235

Sounds of the Wild

A showcase of live alternative music by artists for artists
Locally trapped wildlife started with the idea that Ho Chi Minh City has always had a vibrant metal scene, a vibrant hip-hop scene; it’s always had a coming-up experimental scene, and […]

By |January 11th, 2019|Features, Music|0 Comments
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Eat, Drink and Be Merry

One of the city’s best festive buffets, bringing classic holiday cuisine to Saigon

In the open, airy dining room with soft, indirect lighting is the setting of a festive holiday buffet at Viet Kitchen at the Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon (8-15 […]

By |December 24th, 2018|Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Become A Fan

Some of the best live rock music in Saigon is made by the band Ly Le Quyen

If you’ve gone out looking for live rock music in Ho Chi Minh City you’ve probably come across the band Ly Le Quyen (www.facebook.com/lylequyens), […]

By |December 20th, 2018|Arts, Music|2 Comments
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An Open House For Education

EtonHouse International Pre- School at An Phu is now in its fourth year of operation. Oi sat down with their new principal, Leean Woodland, to learn more about what sets EtonHouse apart

As the new principal at EtonHouse An Phu, what […]

By |December 16th, 2018|Education, Family|0 Comments
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Four By Four

For amazing views of the Saigon’s cityscape and delicious sharing plates, head to the top at OnTop Bar

Opened in 2012, OnTop Bar located on the 20th floor of Novotel Saigon Centre (167 Hai Ba Trung, D3, opens at 5:30pm), has […]

By |November 3rd, 2018|Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Juicy Grilled Glory

Meat-lovers will not want to miss the beer and barbecue at The Rooftop BBQ in District 1
Opened in June, what sets The Rooftop BBQ (2nd floor of M Plaza at 39 Le Duan, D1; www.facebook.com/therooftopbbq or therooftopbbq.com) apart, an open-air […]

By |October 23rd, 2018|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Hot Rods

The go-to guy for custom cars and motorsports racing
In the outskirts of Saigon, down Nguyen Xien in District 9, a stone’s throw from the province of Dong Nai, is a large nondescript building that contains SVK Customs operated by Kristian […]

By |October 5th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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Garden Of The Senses

From Montpellier to Saigon, the three-Michelin starred Pourcel brothers have recreated their famed fine dining experience at Jardin Des Sens Saigon

Within a 100-year-old French colonial villa, on the corner of Dien Bien Phu and Le Quy Don, is the latest […]

By |September 27th, 2018|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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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