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Don’t Stop Believin’

Rising star Cindy V opens up about growing up biracial, getting rejected at her first audition and her new role in Glee Vietnam.

BORN IN HO CHI MINH CITY in 1998, the second and youngest child of a Cuban-American father and Vietnamese mother, Cindy V Harris (“Cindy V”) would grow […]

By |September 4th, 2017|Features|0 Comments
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House of Nguyen II

A solo exhibition of oil and lacquer paintings on wood by Saigon-based artist Tran Minh Tam 

The first time art lovers and collectors became familiar with Tran Minh Tam’s portrayal of royal characters from the past was in 2013 when he […]

By |August 28th, 2017|Art, Arts, 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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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
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Getting From Pint A to Pint Z

An evening of Vespas and craft beers

My driver for the night, Long, picks me up from District 2 promptly at 5pm and the tour begins by weaving our way through traffic to Café Zoom in the Pham Ngu Lao area. […]

By |August 19th, 2017|Features|0 Comments
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Have You Heard?

13 podcasts every designer should listen to.

Every designer has a different way of “plugging in” when they start working on a new design. Listening to music is probably one of the best options when you go on a design sprint. You […]

By |August 17th, 2017|Arts, Features, Music|0 Comments
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The Barefoot Rock Climber

For Vietnam’s best rock climber, no shoes are no problem

When I arrive at push climbing, the rock climbing gym located within Saigon Outcast in Thao Dien, Vu Nguyen is nimbly shimmying his way up a pole, utility knife in hand, […]

By |August 12th, 2017|Features|0 Comments
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Kiss You 1,000 Times

Reliving love and war through letters 

Few accounts of life in northern Vietnam as it was during the wartime era are available in English, and those that have been published are usually political in nature. The book we officially released early […]

By |August 8th, 2017|Features|0 Comments
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Capture and Release

Explore the city with a different focus.

There are few things that will get any reasonable person out of bed at 6am on a Sunday morning. For the keen Saigon street photographer, however, this is the sweet spot. As Quinn Ryan […]

By |August 4th, 2017|Arts, Features, Photo Essay|0 Comments
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Hey Buddy

An app creating shared experiences between different people

Tubudd (Tour Buddy) is a travel app that aims to provide authentic experiences and insider knowledge from locals to travelers. Tubudd does not help users book hotels or plan a trip. Instead, users […]

By |July 18th, 2017|Features|0 Comments