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 Bach Dang Station in November 2017, but the idea visited the project’s creators in … Read more

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 AccorHotels (99 Vo Nguyen Giap Street, My An Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District-055000-Danang) … Read more

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 in Danang” is one Google search away. But, what if you wanted a special … Read more

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 through Mekong Delta with Vespa Adventures Tour. Sunglasses? Check. Long pants? Check. Small Yorkshire … Read more

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 city that can barely sit still. Yet, somehow Richie Fawcett can. For years Fawcett has been … Read more

What A Relief!

Fleeting pleasures of life in vibrant woodcut prints The duck peering over the broken bottom half of the egg in wood print artist Jack Clayton’s (www.jackclaytonart.com) piece on Vietnamese street food almost looks kind of cute until you see the other visual cues: tamarind, a hot pepper nibbled in the neighboring frame, the long leaf of Vietnamese coriander next to it. On important … Read more