[Video] Hanoi In April, 1975

[Video] Hanoi In April, 1975

Shot the same month North Vietnamese troops captured Saigon, this video captures life in Hanoi not long before reunifica...

Son Doong Cave Tours Fully Booked Through 2015

Son Doong Cave Tours Fully Booked Through 2015

Vietnam's Son Doong Cave, the largest in the world, is fully booked until 2015 , according to Vietnamese tourism officials...

Construction Of Saigon’s First Metro Terminal In D1 Starts Today

Construction Of Saigon’s First Metro Terminal In D1 Starts Today

It’s actually happening. After subtle hints over the past few weeks, authorities have announced that construction on the...

[Photos] The Honey Hunters Of Phú Yên

[Photos] The Honey Hunters Of Phú Yên

July is the time for the honey hunters of Phú Yên Province’s forests. The honey season, which starts in February, is cen...

Canadian Artist Reimagines Saigon's Architecture

Canadian Artist Reimagines Saigon's Architecture

Stories have recently surfaced about historical buildings in Saigon that have been or are on their way to being destroye...

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Eat & Drink

Spanish Bodegas Castano Wine Lands In Vietnam

Spanish Bodegas Castano Wine Lands In Vietnam

Since good wine is still slowly trickling into Vietnam, I was pleased to hear that Bodegas Castano has finally made its way to Saigon.

Saigon’s Animal Cafés

Saigon’s Animal Cafés

With so many of them around the city, street side cafes have lost some of their cool factor, not to mention the fact that I’d rather not inh...

Saigoneer Reviews: Britz Bistro

Saigoneer Reviews: Britz Bistro

Britz, a new restaurant specializing in British food just opened its doors, offering locals and expats a great pub atmosphere and fantastic ...

Old Saigon

Old Saigon Building Of The Week: The Second Chambre de Commerce Building

Old Saigon Building Of The Week: The Second Chambre de Commerce Building

Originally founded on 3 November 1867 in temporary accommodation in the compound of the Direction de l’Intérieur, the Chambre de commerce de...

Lệ Hải: Saigon’s Gangster Queen

Lệ Hải: Saigon’s Gangster Queen

Before 1975, Saigon’s underground was controlled by gangs and mob bosses. Yet, all those criminal minds were vulnerable to the intoxicating ...

10 Old Photos Of Carriages In Saigon

10 Old Photos Of Carriages In Saigon

Before motorized transportation was the norm in Saigon, horse-drawn carts were used to move both goods and people.

Society

Construction Of Saigon’s First Metro Terminal In D1 Starts Today

Construction Of Saigon’s First Metro Terminal In D1 Starts Today

It’s actually happening. After subtle hints over the past few weeks, authorities have announced that construction on the underground section...

Apple Sets Its Sights On Vietnam

Apple Sets Its Sights On Vietnam

After basically ignoring the Vietnamese market for years, Apple is stepping up its game in the brand-obsessed country, partnering with FPT t...

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