Spicing Up Nguyen Hue Boulevard

Salsa Restaurant just opened on Nguyen Hue Boulevard,¬†bringing Brazilian, Mexican, Peruvian, and other Latin American dishes from Brazilian Chef Marcelo Geraldini, available for dine-in or take-away. Signature dishes include Carne Asada, Peruvian Ceviche, Fajitas, Tacos, and Alitas de Pollo. Make sure to try their Frozen Margaritas! 20 Nguyen Hue Blvd., District 1, Ho Chi Minh … Read more

A Woman Abroad

Building trade, social capital and security through culture in Asia Oi met with Karen Lanyon, the Australian Consul-General, to discuss Vietnamese-Australian relations and the ongoing development of Vietnam. Lanyon was posted to Ho Chi Minh City in January 2016, returning to Southeast Asia following a three-year period spent in Los Angeles as Consul-General. Most of … Read more

Mekong Delta

Mekong Quilts, the social enterprise known for their handmade quilts and bamboo bikes, are offering visitors an opportunity to visit the women and villages behind the products. Local NGO Anh Duong, under the umbrella of the NGO Mekong Plus, is working to alleviate poverty in the region through training and microloans. Every year groups of … Read more