Friday, 17 November 2017 05:00

The Sinking School

It’s abandoned. It’s sinking. And it’s even been called truong ma or ghost school. Thomas Barrett investigates District 6’s homage to architecture gone wrong.

Published in The Stories
Friday, 17 November 2017 04:42

Alley 51, Ho Thi Ky

Life in the maze-like alleys around Ho Thi Ky Street in Saigon serves up some culinary delights.

Published in Street Portrait
Thursday, 16 November 2017 09:36

A View From a Bridge

At night couples, friends and families find places to hang out to escape the heat and have fun. One such place that has attracted the hordes is Thu Thiem Bridge. But who exactly are the people that go there?

Published in The Stories
Thursday, 16 November 2017 09:17

Employees with Disabilities

With little official help for people living with disabilities, it falls to businesses and social enterprises to provide employment opportunities.

Published in The Stories
Friday, 10 November 2017 06:47

Street Shrines

Thousands of urban interventions enliven our city streets. These include hundreds of street altars scattered throughout the city. Some are well-constructed structures like the one in the hem at 63 Pasteur Street, or the one at the bend in Huynh Thuc Khang just before it intersects Nam Ky Khoi Nghia.

Published in Know Your City

Everyone has his or her favourite exercises when it comes to working out. When people do not achieve the results they want from their efforts in the gym, they need to look at what they are doing. The problem is that most of these people spend their precious workout time on exercises that are, generally speaking, a waste of time.

Published in Body & Temple
Friday, 10 November 2017 06:23

Oscar Soletto

In a space of months Oscar Soletto’s certified Pilates studio, Pilatesaigon, has gone from strength-to-strength as the Vietnamese discover another way to get fit

Published in The Final Say
Friday, 10 November 2017 06:08

Mad Cow Wine & Grill

Don’t be frightened off by the name, because this Mad Cow is nothing like what you’re probably thinking. Mad Cow Wine & Grill is located on the 30th floor of the Pullman Saigon Centre; a self-proclaimed combination of edgy grill with the casual tone of an urban wine bar. Its motto is Mad about Wine, Serious about Food.

Published in Top Eats
Friday, 10 November 2017 05:59

Tropicana

The Thao Dien ‘bubble’ is a familiar expression when talking about the expat-friendly area of District 2, and Tropicana, on the 9th floor of the Nam Anh building, offers a great vantage point over it.

Published in Bar Stool
Sunday, 05 November 2017 08:55

The Vietnam Bucket List

101 things to do or not to do before you leave Vietnam. Words by Matt Cowan, Edward Dalton, Thomas Barrett and Nick Ross

Published in The Big Story
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