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Become a Potter

There’s nothing quite like drinking coffee out of a cup you made from scratch

Down a small hamlet teeming with vegetation cascading off balconies is the Hey Camel Ceramics studio. The only indication that this address is different from the other residential homes is a small sign in the […]

By |July 27th, 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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Learning to Leather

The art of leatherworking

We make an eclectic bunch, sitting in a sunny D2 café on a Saturday afternoon: a motherly insurance worker, a young French architect, a vivacious quality assurance inspector and a writer. Together, we’re the Etsy version of the Breakfast Club.

What’s brought us here […]

By |July 19th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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Standing Up

A woman shares her traumatic past and an incredible story of overcoming polio in the aftermath of war

This book is not intended to be a history of the American War. This is my own personal history based on facts, memory, and creative license. This […]

By |July 17th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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Muscling through the Competition

With six IFBB pro cards up for grabs, find out who’s got the guts to win

Flex your muscles and strike your best pose because on Saturday, August 18th Jon Lindsay’s Muscle Contest International comes to Ho Chi Minh City (www.musclecontestinternational.com) with a shot at an International […]

By |July 17th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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Page Turner

Get creative with your life story and memories with scrapbooking

Welcome to Co-Space (104A Xuan Thuy (5th floor), Thao Dien, D2), a co-working space for women. This bright open office opened last November as the first co-working space exclusively for women in Ho Chi Minh. All kinds […]

By |July 12th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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1969

A look back in pictures and in words of Old Saigon

On September 23, 1969, 11 days after my 23rd birthday, I stepped off a Braniff 707 at Tan Son Nhat Airport in Saigon to begin my one-year tour of duty in the U. S. Air Force. […]

By |July 12th, 2018|Features, Photo Essay|0 Comments
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Paint a Scarf

Change fabric into a beautiful piece of art

When it comes to visual arts, I’m not particularly gifted. Having dyed clothing in the past, my abilities usually led to a greenish brown swamp color. That’s why I was a bit apprehensive when I arrived at Liisimari’s silk scarf painting workshop at The Hive in […]

By |July 11th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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Frivolity

How manga and Japanese woodblock prints influenced Vietnamese silk painting artist Bui Tien Tuan

One of the negative sides of development is the propensity for a society’s treasured cultural traditions and customs to be diluted and even abandoned in the headlong rush to embrace the new, the modern. […]

By |July 6th, 2018|Arts, 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