[Video] 1993 Saigon From The Back Of A Honda Cub

[Video] 1993 Saigon From The Back Of A Honda Cub

Mark Bowyer, who runs the great travel blog, Rusty Compass , has been living and traveling in Vietnam for over 2 decades. ...

Foreigner Killed After Driving Motorbike Into Wall In HCMC

Foreigner Killed After Driving Motorbike Into Wall In HCMC

On Sunday morning, a foreign man was killed at the intersection of Điện Biên Phủ and Đinh Tiên Hoàng Streets in District 1, ...

Burger King Unleashes

Burger King Unleashes "Black Burger" On Japan

While fast food chains have taken advantage of America’s love of junk food (we’re looking at you, Taco Bell and KFC ) in Jap...

Traffic Jams Cost HCMC $1.2 Billion Each Year: Expert

Traffic Jams Cost HCMC $1.2 Billion Each Year: Expert

We knew traffic was getting worse in HCMC, but we had no idea it was this expensive.

Leaked Photos From Racy VietJet Photo Shoot Cause Online Firestorm

Leaked Photos From Racy VietJet Photo Shoot Cause Online Firestorm

Last Thursday, images from an alleged VietJet Air promotional photo shoot featuring a number of lingerie-clad models wer...

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News

American Coach Of Saigon Heat Dies After Accident

American Coach Of Saigon Heat Dies After Accident

Jason Rabedeaux, coach of the Saigon Heat , Vietnam’s first professional basketball team, passed away on Monday, just a day after his team too...

FPT Blames “Below-Standard” Design For Constant AAG Breaks

FPT Blames “Below-Standard” Design For Constant AAG Breaks

Some blame sharks while others conjure up Chinese conspiracy theories, but FPT officials fault “below-standard technical design” for the reg...

Chinese City Creates Special Lane For Cell Phone Addicts

Chinese City Creates Special Lane For Cell Phone Addicts

It may not be an issue in Saigon since it’s anything but a walking city, however those of us who have lived in pedestrian-friendly metropoli...

Arts & Culture

[Photos] The Simple Differences Between Hanoi And Saigon

[Photos] The Simple Differences Between Hanoi And Saigon

As Hanoi and Saigon are constantly compared to one another, graphic designer, Nhat Le, created this illustration book, The Difference Between...

Mad Fyah!! Introducing Mekong Delta Force [Live!] @ La Fenetre Soleil

Mad Fyah!! Introducing Mekong Delta Force [Live!] @ La Fenetre Soleil

From the organizer:  SAIGON ROCKERS are back at LA FENETRE SOLEIL for another night of back-winding MAD FYAH madness this coming FRIDAY ...

Passengers On Delayed Flights In Vietnam To Receive Compensation

Passengers On Delayed Flights In Vietnam To Receive Compensation

Starting December 1, Vietnamese airlines will be required to give passengers compensation in the form of meals and accommodation if their fl...

Eat & Drink

Burger King Unleashes "Black Burger" On Japan

Burger King Unleashes

While fast food chains have taken advantage of America’s love of junk food (we’re looking at you, Taco Bell and KFC ) in Japan, it’s the quirkin...

Vietnamese Bamboo Bar Makes “World’s Most Extraordinary” List

Vietnamese Bamboo Bar Makes “World’s Most Extraordinary” List

US website, Distractify , has listed Binh Duong Province’s Wind And Water as one of the “25 Most Extraordinary Bars To Experience In Your Life...

Dining In The Dark: Blackout Saigon

Dining In The Dark: Blackout Saigon

Last weekend, I really wanted to do something a bit different. And by different, I mean different as this went beyond just trying out a new re...

Old Saigon

How Saigon’s Floating Hotel Ended Up In North Korea

How Saigon’s Floating Hotel Ended Up In North Korea

There was a time, not too long ago, when Saigon wasn’t full of tourists and backpackers. In the late 1980s, Vietnam had just opened its door...

[Video] 1993 Saigon From The Back Of A Honda Cub

[Video] 1993 Saigon From The Back Of A Honda Cub

Mark Bowyer, who runs the great travel blog, Rusty Compass , has been living and traveling in Vietnam for over 2 decades. Early into his Saigo...

Lê Văn Tám Park – The Former Massiges Cemetery - Part II

Lê Văn Tám Park – The Former Massiges Cemetery - Part II

Cleared in 1983 to create the Lê Văn Tám Park, the former Massiges or European Cemetery (Cimetière Européen) was the most famous French ceme...

Society

HCMC Moves To Cut Plastic Bag Use

HCMC Moves To Cut Plastic Bag Use

Following in the footsteps of other large cities around the world, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment is pushing HCMC to redu...