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So far Tasso Dattenberg-Doyle has created 8 blog entries.
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Shot in 2880 Minutes

Local filmmakers, actors and writers put their skills to the test in this fast-paced, no sleep film competition

The 48 Hour Film Project is a global success. The project was set up in 2001 to promote filmmaking and give an audience to […]

By |September 27th, 2017|Features|0 Comments
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The Vietnamese Hamburger Movie

Oi speaks to Le Thanh Son, director of rom-com Em Chua 18 (Jailbait), Vietnam’s highest grossing film to date

Coming-of-Age stories never get old. Like it or not, we all have to grow up somehow, and that sometimes painful process has seen umpteen […]

By |September 21st, 2017|Features|0 Comments
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TAG a Friend

Saigon’s thriving graffiti culture may surprise you

It’s hard to think of graffiti without the connotations of illegality. Tagging, which rose to prominence in the 90s, has always been seen as an art form for youth and rebellion. However, now that it has surfaced and gained […]

By |September 20th, 2017|Art, Features|0 Comments
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Escape to Nature

It was 8:15 in the morning when my group, composed of myself, a sun-punished Englishwoman, a very tall Kiwi and two younger daughters set out towards the mangrove forests of Can Gio, a short 45 minutes to an hour boat […]

By |August 25th, 2017|Features|0 Comments
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The Home Plate

How banh khot represents family, comfort and childhood.

“Home is where the heart is,” that’s what they say. For most people the aphorism is applied to an actual home but for restauranteur Ms. Dung Pham home can come to you one […]

By |August 18th, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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The Suite Life

We catch up with Blair Fowler who gives us an insight into the life of a hotel general manager

The Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon on Ton Duc Thang has an ecosystem of its own: 336 rooms, a ground floor bar, spa, […]

By |July 12th, 2017|Business, Features|0 Comments
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A Fork In The Road

An inside look at the ingredients to success

As a restaurateur, Tony Fox has worked his way from the bottom to the top of the food chain. His humble beginnings in the business, he recalls, were in the kitchen peeling carrots. […]

By |July 5th, 2017|Business, Features|0 Comments
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The Building of An Architect

The function of a building is just one of many things an architect has to think about when designing

From a layman’s perspective, the business of architecture resonates with grandeur. The word calls to mind grand designs and an intellectual flair, but […]

By |July 4th, 2017|Arts, Design, Features|0 Comments