Restaurant Review: Catina Café

Representing a marriage of old and new, Catina Café (151/6 Dong Khoi, D1) mirrors the past and present of former rue Catinat (now called Dong Khoi) – a street once under French rule and home to a handful of colonial buildings that are still in existence today. Walk through the famous Art Arcade, past paintings … Read more

A Rickshaw Race through India

Seeing India while racing down pothole-laced roads in a three-wheeled rickshaw THE AUTO RICKSHAW labored down the ink-dark road. Oncoming giant trucks barreled toward us, blinding us with their headlights. The rickshaw dangled within centimeters of the road’s shoulder. My driving partner, Keith King, and I were beyond exhausted. It was nearly 10pm and we … Read more

Vietnamese models – the story of a startup agency

Entrepreneurs come from many backgrounds and often make gigantic leaps in work or geographical environment to follow their passion. Quang Dang, or Canton, as he’s professionally known, left a successful career in mechanical engineering and immigration law in the US to launch his business in Saigon. Now Canton is  the man many advertising agencies  and … Read more