Edward Dalton

Edward Dalton

Ted landed in Vietnam in 2013, looking for new ways to emulate his globetrotting, octo-lingual grandfather and all-round hero. After spending a year putting that history Masters to good use by teaching English, his plan to return to his careers adviser in a flood of remorseful tears backfired when he met someone special and tied the knot two years on. Now working as a wordsmith crackerjack (ahem, staff writer) for Word Vietnam.

Monday, 18 September 2017 18:02

Terrible Tourists

Tit-for-tat. According to tourism and hospitality industry insiders, what are we really like away from home?

Friday, 15 September 2017 10:01

Craft Food

It’s not just beer that’s getting a makeover in the capital, food is too, with a number of artisan producers entering the scene.

Friday, 15 September 2017 09:26

Casa Italia

Located in the former residence of the Italian ambassador, in the heart of Hanoi’s French quarter, Casa Italia is as authentic Italian food as you’ll find in the capital.

Monday, 11 September 2017 11:01

Go Home Matcha, You’re Drunk

Edward Dalton declares war on matcha, and anything else green for that matter.

Thursday, 24 August 2017 04:35


There are more things to do in Vietnam these days, but are they entertaining?

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