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Hot Rods

The go-to guy for custom cars and motorsports racing
In the outskirts of Saigon, down Nguyen Xien in District 9, a stone’s throw from the province of Dong Nai, is a large nondescript building that contains SVK Customs operated by Kristian […]

By |October 5th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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Crazy Rich Vinas

Get a taste of the high life seen in the Crazy Rich Asians movie right here in Saigon

Crazy Rich Asians opened to rave reviews, telling a universally- familiar story of family expectations, backstabbing intrigue, and against- all-odds love set amongst […]

By |October 5th, 2018|Features|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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Workforce Wanderlust

Digital nomads are bringing their e-work to places where others go on vacation. For these young people, Saigon is one of the top destinations

As technology becomes an essential part of our lives and the business world changes accordingly, fewer people are required to be […]

By |September 24th, 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
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Island Gem

From prison island to paradise island, Con Dao’s unspoiled terrain makes it one of the world’s top destinations
“Con Dao is an island of heroes, a great historical monument… It will be the property of the people and an invaluable asset […]

By |September 19th, 2018|Destination, Features|0 Comments
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North by North Shore

Idyllic adventures of a castaway on Phu Quoc’s north shore
I am what is known as a late adopter. (Fine. It’s not strictly one of the technology cycles but much preferable to being called a “laggard.“) I didn’t climb aboard the […]

By |September 18th, 2018|Destination, Features|0 Comments
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Uncommon Scents

It’s all about finding your nose and creating a fragrance unique to you

In a small, fragrant room on the second floor of the Craft House, there is a perfume workshop held on weekends. Up a steep wooden staircase you enter a well-lit room, cooled with air-con, with two […]

By |September 14th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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Fred’s World

From cockroaches to a spiritually-powered Vietnamese heroine, peer into the eclectic world of animator Fred Serra

Animation artist Fred Serra’s apartment and studio space is currently going through a very last minute and unannounced renovation by the landlord, so our scheduled interview moved locations to his bar—now design studio […]

By |September 13th, 2018|Art, Arts, Features|0 Comments
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Royal Showing

Dare to stare at this bold batch of over-sized canvases

While there is no blueprint for when an artist should achieve what might be called “success,” oil painting is not typically a medium where history has thrown up a large number of wunderkinder. Of course there […]

By |September 11th, 2018|Art, Arts, Features|0 Comments