[Photos] Honda Chalys That Have Undergone Extreme Makeovers

[Photos] Honda Chalys That Have Undergone Extreme Makeovers

Though they’re becoming increasingly rare on Vietnam’s roads, Honda Chalys remain a favorite for local mechanics who out...

Study: Divorce Is Up Significantly In Vietnam

Study: Divorce Is Up Significantly In Vietnam

The arrival of Starbucks and McDonald's aren’t the only signs that Vietnam is starting to look more like a developed cou...

[Video] The Beauty Of Lý Sơn Island

[Video] The Beauty Of Lý Sơn Island

Lý Sơn Island, located in Quảng Ngãi Province, is a favorite place for travelers to enjoy crystal clear waters, lar...

Hanoi To Build New Bridge Instead Of Tearing Down Long Biên

Hanoi To Build New Bridge Instead Of Tearing Down Long Biên

Described by one writer as “a misshapen but essential component of Hà Nội’s heritage,” the Long Biên Bridge commands suc...

What’s So Special About Vietnamese Sơn Mài (Lacquer Painting)?

What’s So Special About Vietnamese Sơn Mài (Lacquer Painting)?

Sơn mài , or traditional Vietnamese lacquer painting, is not only unique in its fusion of local and French techniques, bu...

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Arts & Culture

[Photos] Honda Chalys That Have Undergone Extreme Makeovers

[Photos] Honda Chalys That Have Undergone Extreme Makeovers

Though they’re becoming increasingly rare on Vietnam’s roads, Honda Chalys remain a favorite for local mechanics who out their own spin on t...

[Photos] A LEGO Couple’s Journey Across Vietnam

[Photos] A LEGO Couple’s Journey Across Vietnam

Earlier this year, we saw Scottish couple, Craig McCartney and Lindsey Haggerty, travel across Europe and SE Asia with 2 Lego companions,&nb...

Eat & Drink

A Look At Vietnam's "Paper" Food

A Look At Vietnam's

Vietnamese food not only features a wide range of ingredients, but also takes many different forms, from steaming bowls of phở to crispy bán...

[Photos] Awesome Tree House Café In Gò Vấp District

[Photos] Awesome Tree House Café In Gò Vấp District

Gò Vấp District is home to a pretty sweet tree house , by far the largest we’ve seen in Saigon. Even more impressive, the structure, which loo...

5 Of Saigon’s Best Streets For Street Food

5 Of Saigon’s Best Streets For Street Food

Vietnam Coracle is back with a list of some of the best streets in Saigon to find plentiful bounties of street food with photos and a descrip...

Old Saigon

[Photos] The Hiệp Hoà Sugar Refinery (1927)

[Photos] The Hiệp Hoà Sugar Refinery (1927)

Covering 200 hectares of land, the Hiệp Hoà Sugar Refinery was one of the first of its kind in Vietnam when it was constructed.

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 ...

14 Beautiful Old Photos (And A Short History) Of Da Nang

14 Beautiful Old Photos (And A Short History) Of Da Nang

Da Nang’s history can be traced back to 192AD when it was part of the Champa Kingdom, only becoming part of Vietnam after the culmination of...

Society

$189 Million Plan To Give 300,000 HCMC Students Tablets Draws Criticism

$189 Million Plan To Give 300,000 HCMC Students Tablets Draws Criticism

Last week the HCMC Department of Education proposed a plan to equip 300,000 primary students with tablets for the coming school year, report...

Dengue Fever On The Rise In HCMC

Dengue Fever On The Rise In HCMC

According to Thanh Nien , doctors in HCMC have noticed an alarming rise in the number of dengue fever cases in recent weeks, especially among ...