Tuesday, 06 March 2018 07:47

Makers and Shakers on the Comedy Scene

The growth of the comedy scene comes down to the work of a number of individuals in both Hanoi and Saigon. Here are a few of them.

Published in The Big Story
Saturday, 03 March 2018 08:18

Mike Ellis

The MC at Stand-Up Hanoi, Mike Ellis has played a key role in the development of stand-up comedy in Hanoi

Published in The Final Say
Friday, 02 March 2018 09:34

Bun Cha Obama

Thanks to the attentions of a certain former American president, one bun cha joint has got itself a reputation. So Billy Gray decided to try it out for himself.

Published in Street Snacker
Friday, 02 March 2018 09:23

The Helmet Law: Ten Years On

In December 2017, the helmet law came into effect. A decade later, and there’s still headroom to grow.

Published in The Stories
Thursday, 22 February 2018 05:34


Who needs real waiters when a robot will do instead?

Published in Briefings
Saturday, 10 February 2018 09:05

Ciao 40

Italian cuisine fused with oriental flavours. That’s the concept behind the recently opened Italian fusion restaurant, Ciao 40.

Published in Just In
Saturday, 10 February 2018 08:59

African Cuisine — Home Delivery

African Cuisine serves home cooked Nigerian dishes and delivers them to your door.

Published in Just In
Saturday, 10 February 2018 08:54

Highway4 New Menu

Vietnamese restaurant Highway4 has introduced a new menu, offering more Vietnamese style dishes, and an insect section — for those brave diners out there.

Published in Just In

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi has made Condé Nast Traveler’s highly influential list of the best hotels in the world for 2018. The property was hailed as the top hotel in Hanoi by the editors of the American travel publication.

Published in Just In
Saturday, 10 February 2018 08:46

Cana de Azucar

Sat on Truc Bach Lake, just down from Standing Bar, is Cana de Azucar. The name is Spanish for sugarcane — a fitting name for a rum bar.

Published in Just In
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