Saigoneer

Woman Swallows 10cm Spoon While Drinking Lemonade in Central Vietnam

Woman Swallows 10cm Spoon While Drinking Lemonade in Central Vietnam

A young woman in central Vietnam is recovering after doctors removed a 10-centimeter-long steel spoon from her intestine...

[Video] Hẻm Gems: D5's Drop-Dead Delicious Xôi Mặn

[Video] Hẻm Gems: D5's Drop-Dead Delicious Xôi Mặn

Saigon street food tastes best when the whole experience feels like a secret. Head to some of the city's most successful...

[Photos] Saigon Backpacker Brings His Furry Travel Companion to Phu Quoc

[Photos] Saigon Backpacker Brings His Furry Travel Companion to Phu Quoc

Traveling with friends can be difficult. While the old adage suggests that opposites attract, what might be a beautiful,...

South Korea's Latest Drama Is a Hit...in North Korea

South Korea's Latest Drama Is a Hit...in North Korea

Thanks to the unstoppable power of Hallyu , South Korea's latest drama, Descendants of the Sun , is fast gaining a worldwide...

World Bank Enlists Grab and Uber to Create Open-Source Traffic-Monitoring Platform

World Bank Enlists Grab and Uber to Create Open-Source Traffic-Monitoring Platform

Ever since apps like Grab and Uber came to the country, Vietnam's urban transportation has been turned upside down. On o...

Arts & Culture

[Video] Making of an Art Exhibition: Suby One's 'Time'

[Video] Making of an Art Exhibition: Suby One's 'Time'

Earlier this month, Vietnamese-French artist Suby One showcased his latest exhibition, Time , at the Museum of Fine Arts. The 10-day display w...

[Video] 5 Places to Get out and About in Yangon

[Video] 5 Places to Get out and About in Yangon

Though Yangon remains far less developed than the urban centers in other Southeast Asian countries, Myanmar's largest metropolis definitely ...

Eat & Drink

South Korea Just Opened Its First Insect Restaurant

South Korea Just Opened Its First Insect Restaurant

Next time you're craving a healthy, protein-rich meal, don't reach for the read meat. Instead, curb you hunger with a helping of bugs.

Hẻm Gems: An Old-School Saigon Cafe, Hiding in Plain Sight

Hẻm Gems: An Old-School Saigon Cafe, Hiding in Plain Sight

With an abundance of coffee shop chains and upscale, modern cafes in Saigon, there are very few left whose atmosphere and taste still manage...

[Video] Hẻm Gems: D5's Drop-Dead Delicious Xôi Mặn

[Video] Hẻm Gems: D5's Drop-Dead Delicious Xôi Mặn

Saigon street food tastes best when the whole experience feels like a secret. Head to some of the city's most successful street carts and th...

Old Saigon

Saigon’s Old French Planter Villas

Saigon’s Old French Planter Villas

Despite the ongoing destruction of colonial buildings in Saigon, there’s still a small quarter of District 3 where it’s possible to identify...

Marshal Joffre’s 1921 Visit to Saigon

Marshal Joffre’s 1921 Visit to Saigon

French government photographers have left us a detailed photographic record of Great War hero Marshal Joffre’s December 1921 visit to Saigon...