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So far Jesus Lopez-Gomez has created 21 blog entries.
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Floating Through Life

Saigon’s past and present relationship with canals

Imagine for a second that Nguyen Hue, the wide promenade leading up to the vibrant, stately People’s Committee headquarters, is not the pedestrian-rich strolling area that it is today, but a giant harbor filled […]

By |December 28th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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Ride On, Brother

A custom bike built to commemorate a loved one who has passed

Huy Mai’s custom built bike—dubbed the Cubu (pronounced “koo-boo”)—is a perfect demonstration of how two people can look at the same thing and see something completely different. To the […]

By |December 24th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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Trapped By The Boat

Questioning when to protect and when to abandon “tradition”

As a last concluding project in the Australia International School’s international baccalaureate arts program, students must show at the student art show that ends the school year. A substantial portion of their […]

By |November 27th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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Deep Rooted Solutions

How Mangrove forests can protect the coastal areas and rice fields of the Mekong Delta from storms and flooding

It seems like the time of dramatic pronouncements of climate forecasts: a United Nations report released in October said humans have just […]

By |November 23rd, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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From Land To Water

How Saigon is rediscovering its aquatic spirit
The Saigon Waterbus (saigonwaterbus.vn) is only about a year old, but the project’s creators see it as a spiritual successor to Vietnam’s lasting historical partnership with the nation’s water resources. The first boat left […]

By |November 8th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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Family Beach Life

Connecting family with sun, fun and relaxation in the heart of Danang’s My An Beach

If your world is a little bigger and is made up of more than just two, if it includes little ones, Premier Village Danang Resort Managed […]

By |October 29th, 2018|Resort Review, Travel|0 Comments
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Near The Heavens

Come for the magical mountainside Bana Hills, stay at the exquisite Mercure Danang French Village Bana Hills

There are an endless number of places to stay in Danang, and you need no help from us finding them. “A place to stay […]

By |October 15th, 2018|Destination, Travel|0 Comments
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Woof Rider

Take your dog on your next motorbike trip exploring Vietnam

On a bright Saturday morning Elizabeth Souba waited inside Café Zoom (169A De Tham, D1) close to Saigon’s backpacker area, the takeoff point for Vespa Adventures waiting for her day trip […]

By |October 10th, 2018|Features, Pets|0 Comments
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The Bartist

When he’s not crafting beautiful cocktails, Richie Fawcett is making art about his Saigon neighborhood

Saigon is changing and will almost certainly be different next year. Hell, the city might change next week. Like a living organism, it is constantly destroying and regenerating itself. Habits don’t do well in the […]

By |September 25th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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Nuts about Nuts

An all-natural peanut butter that goes directly from farm to sliced bread
It’s possible to eat Dat Butter peanut butter and know nothing about how it’s made, how a team of a just a handful of men are making small batches […]

By |September 24th, 2018|Features|0 Comments