THE BLUFFS POSSESSES so many of the traits of a great traditional links golf course – blind tee shots, fast undulating greens, sloping and unpredictable fairways and punishing, sandy rough if you err off line – which is worryingly easy […]
Results from the first Vietnamese Equestrian Grand Prix….
On the outskirts of Saigon in Binh Duong, the first Vietnamese Equestrian Grand Prix debuted last month with little fanfare to an audience of approximately 200 guests. No tickets were sold. All guests […]
Vietnam’s first Equestrian Grand Prix..
It’s 2014, The Year of the Horse, and things at the normally laid-back Bach Ma Equestrian Farm are stirring up. Equestrian coaches, horse riders, event organizers, designers, builders, doctors and veterinary specialists, the Vietnamese press, and […]
Meet the two men who are trying to take bodybuilding in Vietnam to the next level.
Meet Pham Van Mach, a three time world champion and a seven time Asian champion bodybuilder. He’s done the rounds both at home and on […]
A husband and wife team combine love and fitness to open their own gym
For most couples, living and working together is a bridge too far – blurring the boundaries between work and play, and bringing office stress home is something to be avoided at […]
The other color green that makes the sport so exciting
When tennis aces , women’s #1 Serena Williams and men’s #2 Novak Djokovic, won their respective year-end championships recently to cap spectacular seasons, they pocketed handy winner’s checks of around USD2 million each. Djokovic ended the regular […]
Johnny Tri Nguyen talks MMA in Vietnam, his banned movie Chinatown and why he’s always the bad guy
Hearing Johnny Tri Nguyen talk about his grandfather, the “White Crane of Ca Mau,” so named for his long sleeved shirts to hide metal arm and shin […]
A crazy horse lady builds the city’s first equestrian center
For a self-proclaimed equestrian center and farm, Bach Ma is as weird as it gets. One, it doesn’t accept passing guests. Two, it has been around for the last six years, but is only known […]
A Brazilian form of Japanese Jiu-Jitsu comes to HCMC
SAIGON LUTA LIVRE sits in the last place anyone would expect to find a foreignowned martial art studio, in a four-by-12 apartment on the third floor of a decades-old Vietnamese building. The path that leads to […]