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Let Them Eat Cake

Combine your love of Japanese food and cooking in one place

As students lined their cake pans and became familiar with ingredients neatly arranged in the middle of the large island-style table, the coziness of Star Kitchen (www.facebook.com/starkitchenvietnam) was evident. Warm […]

By |October 27th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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Big Love

The woman behind Vietnam’s extravagant, over-the-top weddings
Lam Tran and Hien Vo tied the knot on December 19, 2014. The theme of their wedding was called “Love in the Air” because the couple loves to travel. It was an extravagant affair […]

By |October 26th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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The Distinguished Gentleman

Get a made-to-measure suit that’ll make you stand taller, look slimmer and bring serious style to the boardroom

There are little to no reasons not to have a bespoke suit in Vietnam. The cost and availability of top quality fabrics and […]

By |October 16th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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Woof Rider

Take your dog on your next motorbike trip exploring Vietnam

On a bright Saturday morning Elizabeth Souba waited inside Café Zoom (169A De Tham, D1) close to Saigon’s backpacker area, the takeoff point for Vespa Adventures waiting for her day trip […]

By |October 10th, 2018|Features, Pets|0 Comments
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Retail Therapy

Done with Saigon’s behemoth shopping spots? We unearth a few malls away from the mainstream

Once unknown to foreign visitors, Saigon’s alternative shopping malls are fast becoming tourist attractions in the city. Most of the fame is because of the highly ‘instagrammable’ […]

By |October 10th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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The Art of Healing

Raising mental health awareness in Vietnam through the universal language of art

Open a Vietnamese dictionary and it becomes clear why “mental health” is generally misunderstood and misdiagnosed in Vietnam. The definition of “mental health illness” in Vietnamese is “benh tam than,” which translates to “someone with a […]

By |October 5th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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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