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So far Rebecca Jones has created 11 blog entries.
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Some R&R

Relax and re-use by the river

Schiller River Club (www.facebook.com/schillersaigon) is not just another expat bar, well—at least that’s what German owner and founder Ben Schiller is aiming for. Located way out of town in Thu Duc, this riverside venue is far […]

By |November 5th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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Stand Up And Wave

Gain a new appreciation for Saigon’s much-maligned waterway through a fun, accessible new sport

When I moved to Saigon in 2017, one of the first things that struck me was the river: and not in a good way. From my balcony […]

By |November 1st, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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Pampering With Purpose

Work out those stress kinks with a traditional Red Dao herbal bath all the while supporting a good cause

There are few occasions in life when we can treat ourselves to an hour of pure pampering while feeling we are also […]

By |September 30th, 2018|Family, Health|0 Comments
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Scratching The Surface

An artist rediscovers graffiti and himself in Saigon.

Trang bui, or Suby — as he is best known—is one of the graffiti movement’s most successful artists,  having exhibited his work throughout Europe and Southeast Asia for over a decade. Hence, then, my confusion […]

By |August 15th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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The Saigon Spirit

A craft distiller taps pure sugar cane for a southern rum renaissance

Clement Daigre is part of a growing number of small distillers setting up in Saigon to produce some of the finest spirits money can buy. Almost unrivaled access to quality, organic ingredients from local […]

By |August 6th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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Bring on the Bacteria

Making your own fermented foods for better gut health

Food has the power to heal. For some this is common sense, however, for many others it is a radical statement. Arguably, those in developed countries are likely to fall into the latter camp, as decades of […]

By |July 23rd, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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A pleasure doing business with you

A Japanese perspective on living and working in Vietnam

Japanese businesses are some of the best known in the world. From technology leaders Sony and Panasonic, to automotive giants Honda and Toyota, to consumer staples like Yakult; there are few countries that Japanese firms do not reach.

In Vietnam, Japan’s influence […]

By |July 5th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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Sound Check

Long used in meditation, Tibetan singing bowls are said to ease stress and help with healing

A fairly established theory is that sounds, depending on their character, can be soothing. Ocean waves breaking gently on a sandy shoreline, or the sound of heavy rain on a sturdy rooftop when safe […]

By |May 28th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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From Madonna to Enlightenment

Discovering conscious clarity and peace through Sivananda yoga

My first exposure to yoga was, if I’m honest, through Madonna. I was 14 when the American pop icon relaunched herself as an earth mother with her Ray of Light album, attributing her new impressive, toned physique to the “Ashtanga” form […]

By |May 23rd, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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Write to Live

Leave the world in a few fluid strokes

I met the indomitable Barbara Adam, local author, founder of Saigon Street Eats and organizer of the Calligraphy and Coffee Trail tour I was about to embark on, on the steps of Saigon’s […]

By |August 21st, 2017|Features|1 Comment