Saigoneer

[Photos] 19 Images of 1972 Singapore

[Photos] 19 Images of 1972 Singapore

Today, Singapore is far and away one of the most developed cities in Asia. The Lion City routinely ranks among the most l...

Obama Wraps up Successful Vietnam Trip

Obama Wraps up Successful Vietnam Trip

As Air Force One makes its way to Japan ahead of the G7 Summit, it's safe to say that United States president Barack Oba...

Vietnamese Cocoa Receives Fine Flavor Recognition

Vietnamese Cocoa Receives Fine Flavor Recognition

Vietnam officially earned a fancy new title this week at the 2016 World Cocoa Conference .

[Video] This D7 High-Rise Is Getting Its Own Artificial Island

[Video] This D7 High-Rise Is Getting Its Own Artificial Island

Last month, local firms An Gia Investment and Phat Dat Real Estate Development Joint Stock Company joined forces with Ja...

[Photos] Hanoi Suffers First Major Flood of 2016

[Photos] Hanoi Suffers First Major Flood of 2016

Remember when Vietnamese netizens were joking about Obama's motorcade getting caught in a flood ?

Arts & Culture

[Photos] Japan’s Last Samurai

[Photos] Japan’s Last Samurai

The adoption of the Meiji Restoration in 1868 signaled the beginning of the end for Japan’s samurai’s who enjoyed centuries of prominence in...

Unlocking the Potential of Vietnam's Art Market

Unlocking the Potential of Vietnam's Art Market

As one of Vietnam’s most prolific art organizations reduces its cultural and residency programs, we look at the state of national contempora...

Eat & Drink

[Video] President Obama and Anthony Bourdain Bond Over Bún Chả in Hanoi

[Video] President Obama and Anthony Bourdain Bond Over Bún Chả in Hanoi

After just 24 hours in Vietnam, the internet is jam-packed with thousands of photos and videos documenting American president Barack Ob...

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...

Hẻm Gems: D5’s Glorious Goat Curry

Hẻm Gems: D5’s Glorious Goat Curry

One of the benefits or writing this column is that it allows us to sample some of Saigon’s best local eateries. We may be well versed in the...

Old Saigon

Street Cred: Ngo Quyen

Street Cred: Ngo Quyen

Northern Vietnam's Bach Dang River may be overshadowed by the buzzing tourist attractions of Ha Long Bay, however this historic river has pl...

The Lost Railway That Once Connected Da Nang and Hoi An

The Lost Railway That Once Connected Da Nang and Hoi An

One hundred years ago, visitors to Tourane (Đa Nẵng) could alight from their train right outside the Hàn Market and, after crossing the Hàn ...