Draw Of The Wild

Artist Dao Van Hoang speaks about the importance of wildlife conservation through his art Wildlife artist Dao Van Hoang is sitting next to his easel in his 10th floor apartment overlooking the Saigon River. Despite his impressive oeuvre, the 52-year-old conservationist is quick to downplay his artistic credence. “I don’t consider myself as an artist,” … Read more

Saving the Soul of Saigon

The ongoing battle to preserve the city’s heritage buildings. Once referred to as the “Paris of the Orient,” Saigon offers glimpses of the past through its shady, tree-lined avenues and its charming heritage buildings, be they Chinese or French-inspired. A tangible part of what makes the country distinctive, these buildings are part of a cultural heritage just … Read more