The best cafes in Saigon

Vietnam is one of the world’s biggest coffee exporters, and socialising in cafes is a way of life here. The cafe scene in Saigon is one of the best in Asia, and cafe hopping is an activity in itself. There are hundreds of cafes across the city, from street vendors with little plastic seats on […]

In Pictures: Ho Chi Minh City – 30 Instagram photos in 30 days

I have become quite a fan of using Instagram to record daily observations and follow friends and other interesting photographers. I resisted joining at first, dismissing it as yet another social media platform that will eat into my work day. However after Instagram was acquired by Facebook for one billion dollars I joined up just […]

Where I’m At: September, 2012 – Ho Chi Minh City

Living in Ho Chi Minh City for a month [Uncle Ho in Ho Chi Minh City] Greetings from Ho Chi Minh City (also still called Saigon by many here.) I haven’t been here since 2005 and I was only here for a few days on that trip, but the word on the street is that […]