Eat Your Way Through Hong Kong in a Day

Taste Hong Kong: One-day journey through culinary diversity Want to eat like a Hong Konger? Hong Kong is one of the world’s great food cities and its cuisine is world-renowned for being incredibly rich, influenced by Cantonese, European, Japanese, Korean, and Southeast Asian flavors. There’s literally something for everyone, at any time of day. Morning … Read more

French Consulate Unveils “Goût Français” Gastronomic Certification Scheme

If anyone knows how to live la belle vie, it’s the French. Think world-class cheeses, wines, chocolates, and restaurants and you’ll likely be able to name several French producers of each. On Wednesday, Vincent Floreani, the Consul General of France in Ho Chi Minh City, announced the official launch of “Goût Français”, a certification scheme … Read more

Dressed to Impress in Hoi An

Hoi An is arguably Vietnam’s most photogenic town, with its artfully peeling ochre-colored walls, colorful silk lanterns, and centuries of history starting out as a bustling seaport on the Silk Maritime Route. As if that weren’t enough for epic photos, in summer 2020, friends Leo and Van opened up Viet Phuc, a costume rental shop … Read more

Why Your Next Beach Getaway Should Be to Quy Nhon

Quy Nhon Beach

If you’ve never heard of Quy Nhon (pronounced kwee nyohn), you’re not alone. Situated on Vietnam’s South-Central coast, sandwiched between the tourist meccas of Hoi An and Nha Trang, this pretty, laid-back city of about 500,000 doesn’t get a lot of press outside of Vietnamese-language media, and even then it’s mostly limited to striking drone … Read more

Travel Gear Review: Nomad, Bazaart, Tom Chalky Designs

For many of us travelholics, the past few months have been pure torture with dusty suitcases, unopened bottles of suntan lotion, and dog-eared passports waiting to see the light of day. In between binging The Blacklist and making enemies out of friends geeking out on Catan, I’ve managed to use some of that unexpected downtime … Read more

Travel in a Post-Pandemic World

While the coronavirus has adversely affected practically every aspect of life around the world, the hospitality and travel industries have been among the hardest hit, putting tens of millions of jobs at risk. According to the UN World Tourism Organization, international travel could decline by up to 80% in 2020 compared to 2019, depending on … Read more