European Tourists Reportedly Charged For Visas At Noi Bai Despite Waiver

European Tourists Reportedly Charged For Visas At Noi Bai Despite Waiver

Apparently, immigration officials at Hanoi’s Noi Bai Airport didn’t get the memo about Vietnam’s highly publicized visa e...

A Chat With The Organizers Of The Outcast’s Farmers Market

A Chat With The Organizers Of The Outcast’s Farmers Market

Saigon’s only farmers market is gearing up for its second installment at Saigon Outcast this Sunday. We sat down with th...

[Photos] 15 Incredible Images Of Yesterday’s Storm In Saigon

[Photos] 15 Incredible Images Of Yesterday’s Storm In Saigon

Yesterday evening, a large storm passed through Saigon just as the sun began to set, resulting in some spectacular photo...

[Video] Breakdancing Thai Police Go Viral

[Video] Breakdancing Thai Police Go Viral

So what’s the best way for a military junta to appease the populace? Police dance videos, of course!

Vietnam To Remove 3,300 Requirements For New Businesses Next Month

Vietnam To Remove 3,300 Requirements For New Businesses Next Month

A new set of law amendments will go into effect next month, removing thousands of requirements for new businesses in Vie...

Eat & Drink

Will Saigon's Street Food Scene Last Another Generation?

Will Saigon's Street Food Scene Last Another Generation?

According to a recent article in The Guardian , while Vietnamese street food is “imitated, fetishised, and replicated in cities all over the w...

Craft Beer Makes Its Debut In Saigon: Pasteur Street Brewing

Craft Beer Makes Its Debut In Saigon: Pasteur Street Brewing

Nestled down a hẻm in District 1 are many a gem to be found by either stumbling upon them or through an awesome bit of advice from a friend....

Old Saigon

Saigon's Endangered Heritage Buildings – The Top 10

Saigon's Endangered Heritage Buildings – The Top 10

We’re now over half way through 2015, and what better time to update that depressing list of Saigon built heritage in imminent danger of des...

A Train Ride From Saigon To Nha Trang (1952)

A Train Ride From Saigon To Nha Trang (1952)

During his short time in Vietnam, Swiss photojournalist, Werner Bischof, captured rarely seen slices of life on a train from Saigon to ...

[Photos] Take A Walk Through The Streets Of Old Hanoi

[Photos] Take A Walk Through The Streets Of Old Hanoi

At the turn of the 20th century, people often referred to the Vietnamese capital as “the 36 streets of Hanoi.” Most of these 36 streets lie ...