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Mid-Autumn Enchantment, the sincere gift of appreciation

by admin @ Annam Gourmet Market

Moon cake represents the fullness of life, reunion and togetherness. That’s the true meaning of Mid- Autumn festival. However, for us - Annam Gourmet Market, moon cake's meaning is more beyond. It's a sincere gift of appreciation to thank and celebrate the passed haft year. Yet as each year comes and passes, mooncake is gradually losing its attraction from food lovers.

Things to Do in Vung Tau, Vietnam

by Laura Nalin @ Willful and Wildhearted

I have a confession to make: I don’t think I like big cities. Seeing as I grew up in Pennsylvania, I’ll always choose nature over concrete. Despite this, my conflicting emotions have always drawn me…

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The Coast Road: Saigon to Hoi An & Beyond

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Thanks to new coastal roads, it's now possible to ride from Saigon to Hoi An, and beyond to Dong Hoi, following the coast all the way & avoiding the busy main artery of Highway 1 for the vast majority of the route. This is a salty, sunny, sandy & scenic road trip.... Continue reading

Saigon to Hanoi: A Food Diary

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

On a recent road trip between Saigon & Hanoi I made a record of some of the meals I ate along the way, to try and illustrate the variety of food available, and what a delight it is to eat your way from one end of the country to the other... Continue reading

How to Change Your Life With Coffee Enemas

by Camille Willemain @ This American Girl

  Do you believe me when I tell you, that putting coffee up your butt just might change your life? Well, at the very least, I can tell you, that it changed mine. Not to say that the thought didn’t horrify me once upon a time.     Frankly I probably would have never even […]

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Where to buy imported food in Ho Chi Minh City

Where to buy imported food in Ho Chi Minh City


Saigon Sally: Dispatches from Vietnam

A list of addresses of the main supermarkets in Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnam woman runs organic veggies business - Tuoi Tre News

Vietnam woman runs organic veggies business - Tuoi Tre News


Tuoi Tre News

Against all odds, a young Vietnamese woman is running her farm and shops that grow and offer local consumers fresh, clean organic vegetables.

New Zealand: Karma Cola Building Distribution

by Century Century @ Ecovia

The co-founder of the ethical cola company signed up by Jamie Oliver’s restaurant group says the deal shows the business is a real “contender” in the lucrative British beverage industry. Karma Cola’s Simon Coley said the decision was a year in the making and came after the group did extensive trialling in one of its […]

Vegan Guide to Saigon - Vegan Food Quest

Vegan Guide to Saigon - Vegan Food Quest


Vegan Food Quest

Here is our vegan guide to Saigon with the favourite places from our last visit to Ho Chi Minh City.

How To Shop Like a Local In Saigon?

by Phuoc Le @ Innoviet Travel

Shop like a local in Saigon, why not? Ho Chi Minh City, or much commonly known as Saigon, is a real mecca for shopping enthusiasts, but it is crazy, to tell you the truth. If you do not take some information or tips in hand, you will find yourself lost among stalls and stalls of

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Organic Food | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Organic Food | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


Atexpats

In a country with a long natural agricultural tradition, it’s still a challenge to shop organic. International concern about artificially-treated produce has led to the development of organic standards systems with exacting requirements Organic standards are not well-understood and are less strict in Vietnam, meaning demand for organic produce is low Fake labelling of food as organic in local markets goes punished A local organic industry is emerging, with local standards regulating domestic products, and international standards regulating products for export Local supermarkets carry domestic organic produce, which is labelled against less stringent conditions than imported organic food Vietphu is one well-known local organic farm producing rice and vegetables, and Chan Nguyen is a local organic restaurant

#1001-65 The European Market for Green Home Care Products

by Amarjit Sahota @ Ecovia

October 2017, 121 pages, EUR 1995,     Green Cleaning Products Gaining Popularity. The European market for green home care products is showing healthy growth. Increasing distribution and rising consumer awareness of the health & environmental impacts of cleaning products are the main drivers of market growth. Germany has the fastest growing market in Europe, […]

A Newbie's Expat Guide for Ho Chi Minh City - Willful and Wildhearted

A Newbie's Expat Guide for Ho Chi Minh City - Willful and Wildhearted


Willful and Wildhearted

I have most, if not all, of the questions you have about life here in Saigon. Check out this newbies expat guide for Ho Chi Minh City!

Vegan Guide to Hanoi

by Vegan Food Quest @ Vegan Food Quest

Our Vegan Guide to Hanoi was put together during a trip to the Vietnamese capital in September 2017. Despite having spent many months in Vietnam over the last few years this was our first visit to Hanoi since 2010 and we were blown away by the amount of vegan options in town and the obvious […]

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Vegan Green Curry Recipe

by Vegan Food Quest @ Vegan Food Quest

Every time we go to Thailand we make it our mission to eat as much Gaeng Kiew Wan Pak as we can (that’s vegetable green curry if you hadn’t already guessed). It’s a habit we’ve been developing for nearly 20 years of travel to the land of smiles but we can never quite get enough […]

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Oman vegan travelling from Muscat to Wadis

by Suzy Jones @ Vegan Travel

We took Oman Air from Kathmandu to Muscat, and while the flight is only 4.5hours, we had to wait for 1.5hours in the airport! The food was ok with pasta in tomato sauce, bean salad and fruit. Oman is extremely […]

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White Peach Bellini Recipe and Christmas Tips from Chef Peter Gilmore

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

This White Peach Bellini recipe is courtesy of one of Australia’s best chefs, Peter Gilmore, who helms the kitchens of Quay and Bennelong in Sydney, arguably two of the city’s and Australia’s finest restaurants. Here he shares his recipe for his go-to Christmas Day drink...

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Siem Reap Vegan Villa

by Vegan Food Quest @ Vegan Food Quest

Back in January 2014, we gave up our lives in the UK and set off on an indefinite vegan travel adventure which without a doubt, turned out to be awesome. We visited multiple countries in Asia and then seemed to get happily stuck in Cambodia, where we set up Siem Reap Vegan Villa. We love to […]

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11 famous alleys for food lovers in Sai Gon

by Phuoc Le @ Innoviet Travel

Saigon Alleys are food heaven for those who want to discover the authentic cuisine of Sai Gon. Just a short visit to one of these alleys, you will see why locals love to eat in those small alleys. 1. 52 Cao Thắng Alleyway, District 3 51 Cao Thắng Food alleyway has been a popular spot

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Coming Home to the Truth of Me

by Camille Willemain @ This American Girl

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Overcoming co-founders conflict

by chichgu @ Fablab Saigon, the 1st makerspace in HCM City

The last 12 months at Fablab Saigon have been quite intense, from the opening of the cafe and co-working space in Septembre 2015 to the maker hackathons like TOM and SEA Makerthon in June 2016, and most recently the Mobile Fablab Vietnam project. We’ve been communicating on those achievements. But one big and much less Read more about Overcoming co-founders conflict[…]

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How to Eat in Vietnam - This American Girl

How to Eat in Vietnam - This American Girl


This American Girl

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A Healthy Difference with Pascale and Chiara | Hive Life

A Healthy Difference with Pascale and Chiara | Hive Life


Hive Life

Meet the entrepreneurial duo behind La Holista - a holistic health & wellness company based in Saigon, Vietnam. We discover where it all started and how La Holista transitioned from a mere hobby into the thriving community that it is now.

20 Events in Singapore You Should Attend in January 2018

by Yoong Jia Jun @ The Ladies Room

6 January – Transformers Run 2018 The Transformers Run is a 5km fun run held at Sentosa on 6th January. Look forward to booths and games at the carnival starting at 12pm! The actual run only starts at 4pm but you can head down early to soak in the fun at the carnival. There will...

How to Free Yourself From the Past

by Camille Willemain @ This American Girl

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District Eight’s Marcus Loke’s Life In Furniture Production

by David Kaye @ Vietcetera

Marcus Loke is the production manager at District Eight. Like many of us, he found his vocation by chance. Disappointed by his high school exams, Marcus set off on his bike to the industrial zone near the edge of his hometown in the north of Malaysia to look for work. That journey led to a […]

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Plant-Based Burger Firm Receives Investment

by Century Century @ Ecovia

A sustainable food start-up that specialises in making plant-based burgers has attracted USD 75 million in investment. Bill Gates is one of those backing Impossible Foods, which announced the closing of the investment led by Singaporean investment firm Temasek Holdings. The company’s flagship product, the Impossible Burger, is made with plant-based ingredients, the most important is soy leghemoglobin, which contains heme […]

How to survive gecko-land

by AsiaLIFE @ AsiaLIFE Vietnam

Being a mum of a newborn means long hours of having the baby attached to your chest as she nurses or sleeps (especially if you ...

Annam Gourmet Market and Elle Style Awards: where fine food meets high fashion

by admin @ Annam Gourmet Market

As one of the main sponsor for the grand event, Annam Gourmet Market is honored to contribute to ESA 2017, referred as the most successful edition of Elle Vietnam. Award ceremony has taken place on 30th June in GEM Center, HCMC with participation of numerous celebrities across the country. The awards this year expands to […]

Sausage Roll Recipe – How to Make Delicious Homemade Sausage Rolls

by Terence Carter @ Grantourismo Travels

This sausage roll recipe couldn’t be more easy. These sausage rolls are a breeze to make, you know what’s going in them, and while this sausage roll recipe makes delicious homemade sausage rolls, you can easily tweak it each time to your taste. For Aussies,...

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How to Heal Your Relationship With Money

by Camille Willemain @ This American Girl

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My Top 5 Markets in Saigon

My Top 5 Markets in Saigon


Vietnam Coracle

Saigon’s markets seem to exist in another dimension to the rest of the city. In downtown District 1 you’d be forgiven for thinking that the traditional Vietnamese market no longer exists; replaced by generic high-end shopping malls. But local markets outside the city centre continue to thrive: here are my favourite wet markets in Saigon... Continue reading →

OSCE days 2016: From local, we will go global

by Van Anh Bui @ Fablab Saigon, the 1st makerspace in HCM City

Ngày hội Open Source Circular Economy Days – OSCE năm nay diễn ra vào ngày 11/6 tại Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh được tổ chức bởi Fablab Saigon. Sự kiện này là cơ hội để chúng ta hòa vào dòng chảy phát triển của thế giới và tạo nên sự khác biệt với tư cách Read more about OSCE days 2016: From local, we will go global[…]

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Eating Bánh Khọt in Vũng Tàu

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Bánh Khọt are delicious gems: crispy discs of rice flour batter & coconut milk, fried until they’re crunchy on the outside but moist on the inside, then wrapped in herbs & dipped in a sweet-spicy sauce. Here are 7 places to eat bánh khọt in Vũng Tàu... Continue reading

Review: The Hive Lavender Is A Co-Working Space for Creatives, Makers, Craftspeople

by Gary Lim @ City Nomads

Do you make things for a living? Are you an enterprising hobbyist, craftsperson, or a creative who needs a place to work? Forget lugging your gear into a crowded cafe and check out the coolest new ‘maker space’ to launch in Singapore: the Hive Lavender. We had the opportunity to work there last month, and […]

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Vegan Guide to Taipei

by Vegan Food Quest @ Vegan Food Quest

Our vegan guide to Taipei was easy to write as Taipei is heaven for vegans. In fact, we’d go as far to say that there are few cities in Asia where the vegan options are so plentiful, close to each other and downright good. If you haven’t been before, then stick it on your travel […]

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Butterflied Roast Turkey with Stuffing Recipe by Chef Neil Perry and Christmas Tips

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

This butterflied roast turkey with stuffing recipe comes from another of Australia’s best chefs Neil Perry, who helms the Rockpool group of restaurants, which have long been some of our favourites. Here Neil shares his recipe for Butterflied Roast Turkey with Chestnut, Herb and Bread...

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Ultimate Guide to Shopping in Ho Chi Minh City Markets 2017

Ultimate Guide to Shopping in Ho Chi Minh City Markets 2017


The Ladies Room

If you loved our Ultimate Guide to Bangkok Markets 2017 and Ultimate Guide to Taiwan Markets 2017 articles, you will be excited to read this latest Ultimate Guide article! You can use this article to help plan

25 November – International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

by pslove team @ The Ladies Room

According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, violence is defined as the use of physical force so as to injure, abuse, damage, or destroy. The term “violence against women” means any gender-based violence that leads to physical, sexual, or psychological harm or suffering in women. 35% of women worldwide have experienced physical and/or sexual violence by a partner or non-partner....

Sustainable Food Market Facing Fraud Risks

by Amarjit Sahota @ Ecovia

The growing market for sustainable & premium foods is bringing risks of food fraud. Ecovia Intelligence believes the way forward is greater transparency in supply chains, with new technologies and global alliances playing an important role. The recent beef scandal in Brazil highlighted the economic impacts of food fraud. The trade ban is estimated to […]

The 18 Most Helpful Apps for Living in Saigon

by Laura Nalin @ Willful and Wildhearted

In the age of technology, just about anything can be accomplished with the click of a button. Much of our global society has become reliant on this notion; discussions often resort to someone stating, “I’ll…

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Second

by admin @ Saigon Lotus

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Mooncake avant premiere: Traditional taste. Modern touch

by admin @ Annam Gourmet Market

Tuesday August 1st, Annam Gourmet Market brought the 1st show case of moon cake in collaboration with Moon & Sun in GEM center, District 1. The event gathered guests in a cosy, traditional atmosphere with music performances, moon cake tasting and fine food. This is the first step of Annam this year with co-branded moon […]

I Fell in Love with 5footway.inn Project Boat Quay

by Laura Nalin @ Willful and Wildhearted

As some of you may know, I’ve recently relocated to Vietnam. Although I’ve been living and working in Ho Chi Minh City for the past three months, I’d only been living here on a tourist…

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Chinese New Year in Singapore 2018: 8 Restaurants For Convivial Reunion Lunches and Dinners

by Emily Seow @ City Nomads

Chinese New Year is the most celebrated of occasions of the Chinese calendar, and the reunion meal with family members and friends is perhaps the most time-honoured tradition of the festival. In fact, we think we speak for most when we say that we have multiple reunion dinners in the full 15-day season! If you […]

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Ultimate guide to smart & safe travel in Ho Chi Minh City

by Phuoc Le @ Innoviet Travel

Ho Chi Minh City and Vietnam, in general, is one of the safest travel destinations. However like most countries, it has its share of traveller annoyances such as scams and other petty crime. Spend a little time to learn about these simple tips to travel safely, securely, and enjoy the sights and sounds of Vietnam – without

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Autumn Colors of Australia arrived at our Saigon Centre store

by admin @ Annam Gourmet Market

On 9th November at Annam Gourmet Market Saigon Centre store, our V.I.P guests had a colorful experience of the taste from Australia, not only the food but also the wine. Autumn Colors of Australia party is inspired by Hot air balloon festival happened every year in Australia. Not only the theme, the food and the […]

Top 10 Vegan Eats in Sydney

by Vegan Food Quest @ Vegan Food Quest

Having explored South East Asia for nearly 20 years and lived here for 4 years we have a good understanding of vegan travel in this region. We are currently looking for new countries to visit and Australia is on that list for sure; therefore when Olivia from Great Lost asked could she write about her […]

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by admin @ Saigon Lotus

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New Distribution Growth Phase for Sustainable Products

by Amarjit Sahota @ Ecovia

Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods Market heralds the beginning of a new growth phase for the organic & sustainable products market. Ecovia Intelligence sees distribution moving towards online retailing and home delivery schemes. Sustainable foods and natural cosmetics were initially introduced in health & natural food retailers, with distribution expanding to the mass market in […]

Fablab Saigon’s new logo, the raise of a new star

by Van Anh Bui @ Fablab Saigon, the 1st makerspace in HCM City

We all love the star, the Fablab Saigon star. In the brief for the design of the original Fablab Saigon logo, we wanted something that would tell about Vietnam yet follow the principles of the original Fablab logo, with the 3 red, green and blue colors and “building” pieces. That’s how Arnaud came up with Read more about Fablab Saigon’s new logo, the raise of a new star[…]

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Top Must-eat Dishes & Dining Spots In Saigon for Foodies

by Phuoc Le @ Innoviet Travel

You are a foodie and want to explore the best street food in Saigon but aren’t sure where are the best places in town? Then this what you will love. Let’s put my recommendation of  the Top Must-eat Dishes & Dining Spots In Saigon for Foodies in your pocket and start exploring the Saigon food haven. * STREET FOOD 1. Cơm

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How I Got My Pre-Travel Body Back

by Camille Willemain @ This American Girl

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Top 5 places to eat vegan in Rishikesh, India

by Ror and Gen @ Vegan Travel

We spent almost 3 weeks in Rishikesh, North India, in September 2017. It’s a great place to be, by the holy river Ganges, surrounded by yoga classes, great restaurants, ashrams and the stunning Himalayan foothills. It’s a vegetarian town too, […]

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PAD REVIEW: Secret Day – Korean Sanitary Pads [시크릿데이 생리대]

by Yoong Jia Jun @ The Ladies Room

Secret Day is one of the lesser known sanitary pad brands here in Singapore. It is exclusive to Watsons (I couldn’t find them in other health & beauty stores and supermarkets) and it’s a Korean brand like Yejimiin, which I’ve also reviewed before. However unlike Yejimiin, Secret Day pads aren’t herbal. We’ll be looking at the Secret Day Love Recipe Ultra...

2018 Soft Drink Trends

by AsiaLIFE @ AsiaLIFE Vietnam

We talked last year about this year’s alcoholic drink trends, so this month we’re looking at soft drink trends. Don’t underestimate the soft drink market ...

The Pros and Cons of Living in Saigon

by Laura Nalin @ Willful and Wildhearted

I’ve been reflecting lots upon the past few months; it’s all been a whirlwind, to say the least. I traveled a bit of Europe, started a new job and most importantly, relocated to Vietnam. For…

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How To Be a Better Traveller – 18 Ways to Travel Responsibly in 2018

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

How to be a better traveller is something I constantly ponder, particularly after a year in travel that saw a rise in anti-tourism sentiment across Europe, the emergence of beg-packing in Asia, and an explosion of naked tourism and public pooping. No wonder locals have...

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Com tho ga – claypot chicken rice

by AsiaLIFE @ AsiaLIFE Vietnam

According to the worldwide web, cooking in unglazed pots has been around since Roman times, or 27BC. Cooking rice in claypots is also thousands of ...

Reuniting With a Long Lost Lover

by Camille Willemain @ This American Girl

  Going home is such a strange thing isn’t it?     I mean, I suppose it’s strange to call it strange since it’s something so familiar.     Familiar spaces and faces reminding you of who you’ve been and what you’ve survived. Echoes of your past that almost ache when your bones remember.   […]

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Dubai all-inclusive holiday vegan tips and skydiving

by Suzy Jones @ Vegan Travel

Dubai is the last part of my trip from India to Nepal to Oman to Dubai, we went to the Dubai Mall and this place is massive. While there we got lunch at a falafel place called Karam Express, and […]

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Are eggs really heathy?

by Chiara Squinzi @ La Holista

Today we wanted to talk about eggs. You will be surprised to learn how big industries use clever marketing strategies to boost the sales of their products. One technique is called “unique positioning,” which involves highlighting a particular nutrient which is plentiful in the product. For example, when calcium is mentioned, we think of milk and […]

Why you should have a good quality salt?

by Chiara Squinzi @ La Holista

Today we wanted to talk about salt. Salt is a crystalline mineral made of two elements, sodium (Na) and chlorine (Cl). Salt is arguably the most important ingredient in cooking. Without it, most meals would taste bland and unexciting. However… not all salt is created equal and there are many “types” to choose from, but […]

Shopping in Saigon, Vietnam: Where to Find Independent Boutiques and Designers in Ho Chi Minh City - City Nomads

Shopping in Saigon, Vietnam: Where to Find Independent Boutiques and Designers in Ho Chi Minh City - City Nomads


City Nomads

Shopping in Ho Chi Minh City for clothing, accessories, and other practical souvenirs? Head to these shopping gems in Saigon to pick up alternatives to tourist kitsch.

Liberty Central Hotel, Nha Trang

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Liberty Central Nha Trang is a contemporary, stylish, high-rise hotel just a block from the beach. Featuring elegant, minimalist decor, extraordinary sea views, rooftop bar & its own section of beach, Liberty Central is a solid place to stay in Nha Trang.... Continue reading

Classic Champagne Cocktail Recipe with a Tropical (Dragon) Fruit Twist

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

This classic Champagne cocktail recipe with a tropical fruit twist is a recipe for fun. Serve this exuberant champagne cocktail at the beginning of a meal or social gathering over the holiday season and I guarantee you’ll kick-start the revelry. Champagne is a drink for...

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Hội nghị Fablab Asia Network 3 (FAN3) ở Ấn Độ và FAN4 sẻ ở Việt Nam

by fablabsaigon @ Fablab Saigon, the 1st makerspace in HCM City

Hội nghị FAN3 lần này được tổ chức ở Mumbai, Ấn Độ vào tháng 1 năm 2017 vừa qua. Đến với hội nghị lần này có các đại diện từ Fablab Japan, Taiwan, India, Philippines, Bangladesh, Bhutan và Việt Nam, mọi người cùng chia sẻ những điều mình đã và đang làm trong 1 năm Read more about Hội nghị Fablab Asia Network 3 (FAN3) ở Ấn Độ và FAN4 sẻ ở Việt Nam[…]

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Specialty Delivery Services: Digitally-Driven And To Your Door

by David Kaye @ Vietcetera

In Vietnam, the average living area of a family of three is around 50 square meters. That means a centrally positioned sofa would be 25 meters from the front door, which is an easily reachable distance to pick something up. With that short distance in mind and considering the global rise in food deliveries that led us to […]

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Vegan Guide to the Maldives

by Vegan Food Quest @ Vegan Food Quest

Ah the Maldives! Possibly one of the most beautiful places on earth with crystal clear waters, wildlife, white sand beaches and sunsets to die for. Heading to the Maldives is often a trip of a lifetime, perhaps for your honeymoon or to celebrate something special, or maybe just for an indulgent trip to paradise. But no […]

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Celebrating Earth Day 2017 - Pullman Saigon Centre

Celebrating Earth Day 2017 - Pullman Saigon Centre


Pullman Saigon Centre

The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. Twenty years later, Earth Day went global, mobilising 200 million people in 141 countries and lifting environmental issues onto the world stage. At Pullman Saigon Centre, we always care about …

Bãi Rạng Beach, Quy Nhon

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

A small crescent of toast-gold sand lined with coconut palms & casuarina trees, Bãi Rạng Beach is squeezed between two rocky bluffs, 15km south of Quy Nhon. It's still a local, working beach & remains undeveloped.... Continue reading

Turkey Avocado Club Sandwich with Sriracha Mayo – How to Use Xmas Leftovers

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

This turkey avocado club sandwich with Sriracha mayonnaise is a twist on the classic Club Sandwich. Over the festive season it’s an excellent way to use those Christmas turkey leftovers you have in the fridge but the rest of the year you can use chicken....

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Endurance Athlete Chi Nguyen Aims To Run In 100 Cities

by David Kaye @ Vietcetera

In November, Chi Nguyen finished third in Ho Chi Minh City’s first Techcombank International Marathon in a time of 3 hours 22 minutes. The Vietnamese endurance athlete has also completed the Mont Blanc CCC, a 100-km mountain challenge that quickly climbs to the Grand Col Ferret Alpine pass at 2537 meters. It’s a race in […]

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Sustainable Sourcing: Recent Developments and Outlook

by Amarjit Sahota @ Ecovia

One of the most difficult issues associated with sustainable sourcing is whether companies should adopt third party standards or develop in-house schemes. Recent developments suggest the pendulum is swinging towards in-house sustainable sourcing schemes. Green & Black’s, the iconic ethical chocolate brand, has launched a new Velvet Edition bar this month in the UK. It […]

Lasenta Boutique Hotel, Hoi An

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

A comfortable & aesthetically pleasing synthesis of the exotic & the familiar, the modern & the traditional, and Asian & European elements, Lasenta Boutique Hotel is yet another addition to Hoi An's list of excellent value, mid-range accommodation... Continue reading

An updated map of the future Saigon Metro

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

[HCMC Metro Map (download full resolution image here.] Out of all the megacities of Southeast Asia, Saigon is the only city without any form of metro transport. Even the traffic-dystopias of Jakarta and Manila have a few rail lines between them. This will change when the first metro line in Saigon opens sometime after 2020 […]

Asia Making Strides in Global Organic Food Market

by Amarjit Sahota @ Ecovia

Asia is showing some of the highest growth in the global organic food market. Ecovia Intelligence (formerly Organic Monitor) shows that some Asian country markets are reporting double-digit growth rates, with regional sales poised to reach US $10 billion in the coming years. As will be shown at the Asia-Pacific edition of the Sustainable Foods […]

Insider’s Guide to Ho Chi Minh City

by Phuoc Le @ Innoviet Travel

Ho Chi Minh City, commonly known as Saigon, is the mixed reflection of dynamic modern lifestyle and impressing historical architecture. In some ways, Saigon is lovely in the eyes of some people, but dangerous for the others. The difference, I think, lies in how much you understand about this city. It may be unfair for

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Cambodian Num Pang Recipe — How to Make Num Pang Barang

by Lara Dunston @ Grantourismo Travels

Our Cambodian num pang recipe is a recipe for what I have called num pang barang – ‘barang’ means ‘foreigner’ in Khmer. Cambodia’s banh mi is similar to Vietnamese banh mi — a Vietnamese sandwich or technically a baguette packed with pork, pate and salad....

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Hai Ba Trung Re-Opening: renovation for your shopping pleasure

by admin @ Annam Gourmet Market

On last Saturday – 2nd September, we re-opened Annam Gourmet Market Hai Ba Trung store with new features in order to bring convenient and pleasure shopping experience to our customers. Let’s have a tour around our renovated store. As first walked in, you still recognize the familiar product corners with dried sweet products on the […]

Top Five Shops For Organic Food And Products In Ho Chi Minh City - Vietcetera

Top Five Shops For Organic Food And Products In Ho Chi Minh City - Vietcetera


Vietcetera

We’ve narrowed down the search to our favorite five shops where you can find organic produce in Ho Chi Minh City.

Top Eats from Down Under: The Best Australian Restaurants and Cafes in Singapore

by Rachel Tay @ City Nomads

What have the Australians given us? Aside from their stellar fish and chips (some say better than their British counterparts), hearty meat pies, and, of course, vegemite on toast, it might appear that our neighbours down under doesn’t have a distinct cuisine. Well, the slew of restaurants helmed by Australian chefs opening over the recent […]

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KHOÁ HỌC SƠ CỨU – FIRST AID & EMERGENCY CARE TRAINING

by Van Anh Bui @ Fablab Saigon, the 1st makerspace in HCM City

Có rất nhiều người bị chấn thương mỗi ngày tại Việt Nam và điều này gây nên những tác động tiêu cực vào tình trạng nghèo đói và kinh tế xã hội của đất nước. Có hơn 50,000 mạng sống mất đi mỗi năm và nhiều người trong số họ phải chịu thương tật vĩnh Read more about KHOÁ HỌC SƠ CỨU – FIRST AID & EMERGENCY CARE TRAINING[…]

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Hello world!

by admin @ Saigon Lotus

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!

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Natural Cosmetics Masterclass: Food Ingredients

by Amarjit Sahota @ Ecovia

1 February 2018      San Francisco, USA Masterclass Overview Food ingredients are making their way into cosmetic & personal care applications, with a growing number of formulators looking to the kitchen table for inspiration. This new masterclass gives an update on the natural & organic personal care products market and labels, and discusses the […]

Eating Out in Saigon

Eating Out in Saigon


Grantourismo Travels

Eating out in Saigon is an absolute delight. Here's a guide to the restaurants where we had some of our most memorable eating experiences.

How to Love Yourself Like You’ve Never Been Loved

by Camille Willemain @ This American Girl

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10 Most Popular Recipes of 2017 – from Winter Comfort Food to Asian Specialities

by Terence Carter @ Grantourismo Travels

Our 10 Most Popular Recipes of 2017 on Grantourismo are an interesting mix of winter comfort food and Southeast Asian specialities – from a hearty Rabo de Toro and aromatic Cote de Boeuf to a refined Five-Spice Crispy Pork Belly and rich Cambodian Fish Amok. As 2017...

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Why are eggs not heathy Part 2

by Chiara Squinzi @ La Holista

Today we wanted to talk about eggs, again. Last time we explained why eggs are not a healthy food and today we wanted to share more about the real risks of egg consumption. – Egg consumption increases bad cholesterol: According to the devastating review published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology by three academic heavy hitters David Spence (the Director of […]

Compost Bin with Black Soldier Fly - Fablab Saigon, the 1st makerspace in HCM City

Compost Bin with Black Soldier Fly - Fablab Saigon, the 1st makerspace in HCM City


Fablab Saigon, the 1st makerspace in HCM City

We met earlier this month and it was our second activity in the compost bin project. The first one was our visit to Anphu Earthworm Farm in Cu Chi. After the trip, we learnt that his earthworm didn’t suit our compost bin and Hoang-Anh, co-founder of the FabLab, has been looking for a new way Read more about Compost Bin with Black Soldier Fly…

12 Best Vegetarian restaurants in Saigon | Insider Travel Tips | Innoviet Travel

12 Best Vegetarian restaurants in Saigon | Insider Travel Tips | Innoviet Travel


Innoviet Travel

Is it possible to find any good vegetarian food in Saigon? Fortunately, it is. Saigon is one of the ten veggie & vegan-friendly destinations.

Hải Đăng Vegetarian Restaurant, Saigon

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Hải Đăng is a simple, local, informal vegetarian restaurant in Saigon's Binh Thanh District. The sheer variety and freshness of vegetable dishes on offer (not just tofu and 'fake meat') sets it apart from other Vietnamese vegetarian eateries in the city.... Continue reading

Speed POS: Diagnostic Data For Reactive Restaurateurs

by Jake Hornberger @ Vietcetera

In 1883, Dayton, Ohio restaurateur James Ritty was growing frustrated at his staff. Cash kept going missing and customers thought he was overcharging them. In response, he invented the first ever “incorruptible cashier” or mechanical cash register. It could calculate the total price of each bill, keep a log of each day’s total sales, and […]

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Homemade, bio vegan dishes in Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic

by Edit Horvath @ Vegan Travel

I love eating. For me trying new dishes, new flavour combinations and local cuisine have always been part of travelling. After turning to be vegetarian, my options became less and turning to vegan even less. If you just want to […]

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12 Best Vegetarian restaurants in Saigon

by Phuoc Le @ Innoviet Travel

Is it possible to find any good vegetarian food in Saigon? Fortunately, it is, now more than ever. US travel website When On Earth has listed Ho Chi Minh City among the ideal cities worldwide for vegans and vegetarians. The city is named one of the ten destinations that “tickle veggie-loving taste buds” as it

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New director, new direction

by chichgu @ Fablab Saigon, the 1st makerspace in HCM City

“Ok guys, I have some news. I’m moving back to France at the end of the year. – What about us? What about Fablab Saigon? – Well you know what? YOU are Fablab Saigon. So it’s up to you!” This is the conversation I had with the Fablab Saigon team last September. And in October, Fablab Read more about New director, new direction[…]

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Sustainable Foods Summit Coming to Asia

by Century Century @ Ecovia

The Sustainable Foods Summit is coming to Asia. Organised by Ecovia Intelligence (formerly Organic Monitor), the premier Asia-Pacific edition of the executive summit will hone in on organic market potential, food fraud & authenticity, sustainable ingredients, and marketing best-practices. Taking place in Singapore on 28-30th November 2017, this is the first summit in Asia that focuses on […]

Tomb Rider: Hue to Dong Hoi on Back-Roads

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Covering nearly 200km of completely empty beach, coastal back-roads lead from the old imperial capital of Hue to the beach city of Dong Hoi. Scattered with thousands of traditional-style tombs, this coastal region is rarely explored by foreign visitors... Continue reading

Become Annam’s member to maximize your benefits

by admin @ Annam Gourmet Market

Have you ever wonder: “why your favorite food product is never on sales” or “I’ll buy it later when it’s on sales”? Annam Gourmet Market have an answer for all your question.  In occasion of our flagship store turning one year old, we’re launching loyalty program to officially send our big thanks to all of […]

Fablab Saigon – a quick review on our achievement

by Van Anh Bui @ Fablab Saigon, the 1st makerspace in HCM City

It has been 2 years and a half since our Fablab Saigon established. It’s not long enough to validate the success, but it’s not too short for us to feel fulfilled when we look back the past time. We write this post to review the whole journey we have been through. There was bad and good time, Read more about Fablab Saigon – a quick review on our achievement[…]

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Why is it important to have an alkaline body?

by Chiara Squinzi @ La Holista

Today we wanted to talk about the pH of foods. The pH scale measures how acidic or alkaline a substance is and ranges from 0 to 14. Seven is neutral. Below 7 becomes increasingly acidic, above 7 increasingly alkaline. Proper pH varies throughout your body for many reasons. For example, your bowels, skin and private […]

Vegan Street Food in Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City - Vegan Travel

Vegan Street Food in Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City - Vegan Travel


Vegan Travel

Kristin takes us on a tour of vegan street food found throughout HCMC (Saigon) with her local guide Sara leading the way! - VeganTravel.com

Luke Nguyen's food pho thought

Luke Nguyen's food pho thought


Good Food

From banh mi to rooftop bars, the chef and TV presenter offers his tips for eating in Ho Chi Minh City.

50 Things to Do in Chicago this Weekend

by Laura Nalin @ Willful and Wildhearted

Chicago has been one of my favorite cities for nearly a decade. Although I don’t miss living in the states – particularly as of late – I do find myself longing for a bit of…

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20 Events in Singapore You Should Attend in December 2017

by pslove team @ The Ladies Room

It’s December! Do you have any plans for Christmas yet? If not, here are a few events that you can attend if you’re in town!   24 November to 16 December – Mama White Snake Presented by Wild Rice, Mama White Snake is about the classic Chinese folk tale, Madam White Snake – but with a cheeky...

Four Reasons to Visit Fairmont Singapore’s Szechuan Court This 2018 Chinese New Year

by Gary Lim @ City Nomads

When it comes to our pick of top restaurants each Chinese New Year, Szechuan Court at Fairmont Singapore consistently makes the cut, and why shouldn’t it? The head chef, Mok Wan Lok, is immensely innovative, the food is sumptuous, the ambience is calming, the service outstanding. This year is no different – but if you’re […]

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Very Ngon Homewares

by AsiaLIFE @ AsiaLIFE Vietnam

When Lise Nguyen-Owen came to Vietnam in 2008 to volunteer at a non-governmental organisation, she noticed a disturbing dearth of tea towels. Then she discovered ...

Mid-Autumn Enchantment at Saigon Centre, HCM

by admin @ Annam Gourmet Market

Ho Chi Minh city, 1st September, 2017 Today, Annam Gourmet Market hold he event: “Mid-Autumn Enchantment” at the 1st floor of Saigon Centre, 65 Le Loi st, Ben Nghe Ward, D.1. The event took place to introduce to customers our Annam Gourmet Signature Mid-Autumn Enchantment mooncake collection. While Mid-Autumn festival is coming, Annam Gourmet Signature […]

Binh Chau Hot Springs Resort & Spa

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Just a couple hours' drive from Saigon, Binh Chau Hot Springs Resort & Spa has improved it's facilities and aesthetics in recent years: it's now a lush, relaxing and satisfying retreat from the city.... Continue reading

Visiting Aomori Prefecture in Japan

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

Aomori Prefecture is at the northern tip of Honshu (the largest island of Japan). Like many casual visitors to Japan with no ties to the country, I had never heard of Aomori. There are 47 prefectures (like a province or state) in Japan, and Aomori is one of the lesser visited of Japan. [Map of […]

The Dominican Tree House Village is as cool as it sounds

by Edit Horvath @ Vegan Travel

When I was a kid I loved watching The Swiss family Robinson in the tv. I could really imagine myself as part of the family. I spent time thinking what I would do differently, how I would build my own […]

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My Love Affair With Saigon (Vietnamese) Cinnamon and 9 Reasons Cinnamon Rocks

My Love Affair With Saigon (Vietnamese) Cinnamon and 9 Reasons Cinnamon Rocks


Delicious Obsessions® | Real Food Recipes, Natural Living Info, Health, Wellness, Nutrition

Once you taste the sweet and spicy flavor of Saigon cinnamon, you will never go back to the regular stuff again. It adds flavor to sweet & savory foods.

5 Signs Your Training Efforts Are Failing

by AsiaLIFE @ AsiaLIFE Vietnam

We have again gone full circle… a new year has started… what does 2018 hold for you? Is this going to be the year you ...

Europe: Sustainable Cleaning Products Summit Agenda Unveiled

by Century Century @ Ecovia

The Sustainable Cleaning Products Summit will feature bio-based surfactants, ethical labels, green formulations, and marketing developments. Organised by Ecovia Intelligence, the fourth edition of this executive summit will take place in Paris on 8-9th November. The 2-day programme comprises two workshops and conference sessions. Krister Solmberg, Professor of Surface Chemistry at Chalmers University of Technology, […]

Budget Travellers or Cheapskates?

by AsiaLIFE @ AsiaLIFE Vietnam

This is probably a bit contentious but today I am going to write about the plethora of stories that are cropping up on social media ...

Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville by train

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

The railway line from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville was reopened for passenger services in 2016 after 14 years of being out of action. I’ve been to Phnom Penh numerous times and I have always admired the old train station, hoping that one day that train services would resume. If you want to ride the only […]

Complete guide to avoiding taxi scams in Saigon

by Phuoc Le @ Innoviet Travel

Being as local in Saigon, a tour guide (well, I used to) also a Traveler. I’m very sad to know that very few visitors to Vietnam want to return to this magnificent country. One of the major reasons that contribute to this problem is tourist scams. Although there have been so many topics discussing around

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Vegan Guide to Kampot

by Vegan Food Quest @ Vegan Food Quest

If you’re heading to Cambodia then Kampot should definitely be on your list of places to visit. This sleepy riverside town has a great relaxed vibe, some excellent coffee shops, some of the world’s best pepper and a good number of places to eat vegan food. Here’s our Vegan Guide to Kampot to help you […]

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Our vegan fine dining experience at the highest hotel in the world

by Vegan Food Quest @ Vegan Food Quest

Can we all just stop for a minute so we can talk about our vegan fine dining experience at the highest hotel in the world? You can probably tell it was exciting for us, right? Being anywhere that is the highest, tallest, biggest, hottest, smallest etc in the whole entire world always makes us a […]

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Vietnamese Fashion Brands: The Future Of Brick And Mortar Retail

by Minh Nguyen @ Vietcetera

With the current Vietnam fashion retail market reported to be worth US $358 million, Vietnam is attracting global industry players drawn by its double-digit growth figures of 22.5%. For the consumer, that means choice across different segments; for the retailer, that means new strategies are required to increase sales both on- and offline. Despite impressive […]

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French National Day in the heart of Saigon

by admin @ Annam Gourmet Market

National day is the most important celebration of each country and it means a lot more for the ones who are away from their home country. Last Friday 14th July, along with Consulate of France and other partners, Annam Gourmet Market has made France’s national day a day to remember for the French community in […]

Vietnamese Food: 25 Must-Eat Dishes in Saigon (and Where To Try Them)

Vietnamese Food: 25 Must-Eat Dishes in Saigon (and Where To Try Them)


Migrationology - Food Travel Blog

Vietnamese food is an insanely delicious cuisine. Here are 25 Vietnamese dishes you need to try, and restaurants to eat them in Saigon.

When the Jungle Burned Me

by Camille Willemain @ This American Girl

  (Read Part One: A Return to the Wild)   My first two days back in the jungle were blissfully easy.   While I felt trepidation as I left Seattle, uncertain how Puerto Viejo may have changed or how I might see it through my new eyes, it actually felt so much better than when […]

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Why you should consume probiotics?

by Chiara Squinzi @ La Holista

Today we wanted to talk about probiotics. Probiotics are “good” bacteria touted to help maintain digestive health and boost the immune system. You can take them in a dietary supplement or get them from food sources. The best sources are: 1. Kombucha 2. Apple Cider Vinegar 3. Miso, Natto & Tempeh 4. Sauerkraut 5. Water Kefir 6. Pickles […]

Mazel Galerie Introduces French Artist-Designer Hubert Le Gall’s First Solo Exhibition in Singapore

by Gary Lim @ City Nomads

Less than six months into its opening, art gallery Mazel Galerie kickstarts the new year with an incredible exhibition by French artist-designer Hubert Le Gall in partnership with Champagne house Ruinart. Welcome To My World is his first solo show in Asia, and features some of his most emblematic pieces. Anyone familiar with Le Gall’s signature style would […]

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8th grade students on the 48h Maker to Entrepreneur Bootcamp

by chichgu @ Fablab Saigon, the 1st makerspace in HCM City

In March 2016, we held the first 48h Maker to Entrepreneur Boot Camp, and we are very happy to share this article by Jenny and Tom, two 8th grade participants from the Canadian International School. The article was published in the April issue of their School’s monthly magazine in both English and Vietnamese. “48 giờ từ nhà Read more about 8th grade students on the 48h Maker to Entrepreneur Bootcamp[…]

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How to Prevent Backaches During Pregnancy

by Min Yen Yap @ The Ladies Room

50 to 70 percent of pregnant women experience back pain of varying degrees, particularly posterior pelvic pain and lumbar pain. It usually starts during the second half of the pregnancy and can worsen as the pregnancy progresses. This pain can be felt as a deep pain around the area of the lumbar vertebrae. Causes of backaches...

Vegan Food Quest in Vegan Life Magazine

by Vegan Food Quest @ Vegan Food Quest

Did you know that as well as writing our blog and vegan travel guides, we also write a regular vegan travel feature in the leading vegan lifestyle magazine in the UK and USA? Since late 2015 we’ve been writing about our vegan travels in Vegan Life Magazine which also happens to be our favourite vegan magazine, ever. […]

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Why You Should Celebrate International Men’s Day 2017

by Yoong Jia Jun @ The Ladies Room

As much as women contribute to the community, family, marriage and childcare, we shouldn’t forget the contributions of men. International Men’s Day, which falls on 19th November, is a day to celebrate men and their achievements, while highlighting the discrimination they face. It is a day to promote gender equality and a day to focus...

Organic farming: A new way of production

Organic farming: A new way of production


VIETNAM ECONOMIC NEWS

(VEN) - To meet demand and encourage consumers to say No” to unsafe food, many companies have created organic products that are of good quality and safe for consumer health. However, promoting the marketing and sales of such products is another matter.  

Copper Cow Coffee: Vietnamese Pour-Over Goes Global

by David Kaye @ Vietcetera

Like her Copper Cow Coffee, Debbie Wei Mullan is a mix of Asian and American. She was raised in San Francisco by her Chinese-Vietnamese mother and American father, and although they assimilated into American culture, growing up, her mom’s kitchen was filled with the pungent aromas and intense flavors of Vietnamese and Chinese home-cooking. That […]

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SEA Makerthon HCMC 2016 – Another successful maker hackathon!

by chichgu @ Fablab Saigon, the 1st makerspace in HCM City

HCMC, June 27th, 2016 – Fablab Saigon and the South East Asia Makerspace Network (SEAMNET) have successfully organized the first Makerthon on Circular Economy in Vietnam on Sunday 26th June 2016. CFVG, Centre de Formation Franco-Vietnamien a la Gestion, hosted the event in HCMC. At the opening ceremony, Ms. Anais Kit, French Representative at CFVG, Read more about SEA Makerthon HCMC 2016 – Another successful maker hackathon![…]

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Restaurant Review: Mediterranean Dinner Delights at Moosehead Kitchen & Bar in Telok Ayer, Singapore

by Megan Cheah @ City Nomads

Practically an institution on Telok Ayer Street, the stalwart Moosehead Kitchen & Bar has been the go-to casual lunch spot in the CBD, with a menu focusing on grab-and-go burgers, healthy salads and a small selection of mains. Come dinner, however, the quick fixes make way for heartier meat cuts, pastas and small plates meant to […]

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Vegan Guide to Cebu

by Vegan Food Quest @ Vegan Food Quest

Cebu is a province in the Philippines with 167 islands to explore, including Mactan (where the airport is) and Cebu Island where the bustling Cebu City can be found. Despite most people telling us that finding vegan food in Cebu would be difficult, we managed to survive and our vegan guide to Cebu will show you […]

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Beautify Saigon: River Cleanup Event

Beautify Saigon: River Cleanup Event


Khiri Travel

We are pleased to announce that on August 20, 2017, we will be taking part in the ‘Beautify Saigon’ river cleanup project.

What I’ve Learned From Four Years Without Sex

by Camille Willemain @ This American Girl

When people discover that I’ve been celibate for the past four years they always ask me if it’s by choice.   They must be trying to figure out if I’m a) totally repressed (by choice) or b) totally undesirable (not by choice)   And I don’t exactly know how to answer, because I’m neither… and […]

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The Weekly Grub: 5 Things to Eat & Drink in Singapore This Week

by Emily Seow @ City Nomads

This week, look forward to two new lunch menus, a seafood-centric Sunday brunch, and inventive rice bowls. Folks who love a dram, there’s also a new single malt to check out! Morsels Adds Duck Kway Chup to Luncheon Lineup Dempsey Hill might be a trek from the office, but Morsels’ heartwarming noodle lunch sets ($26, […]

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Back To Black With Conceptual Artist Phuc Van Dang

by David Kaye @ Vietcetera

Phuc Van Dang is an artist and storyteller who moved to Denmark when he was only nine. He now lives in a converted former prison that has become a cultural hub in the central Danish town of Horsens. Phuc works in a restricted palette of black and white in different mediums—ceramics, painting, and drawing—and with […]

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Sihanoukville – The New Macau of Southeast Asia

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

“Guess how many casinos are in Sihanoukville”, my taxi driver asked as we drove from the train station. “20”, I said with confidence. I had read a news report about it recently and I felt certain with my answer, even though it seemed like a ridiculously high number. “55”, he said. I don’t know if […]

7 of My Favorite Brunch Places in Chicago

by Laura Nalin @ Willful and Wildhearted

If there’s one thing Chicagoans do best, it’s brunch. The town is home to some of the most delicious restaurants around, and Windy City locals know it. Whether you’re in the mood for an Insta-worthy…

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Where to Eat & Drink in Ann Siang, Singapore: Sharing Plates, Barbecue, Cocktails and More

by Megan Cheah @ City Nomads

For the coolest bar and restaurant options, the Telok Ayer area is definitely a must-go for foodies. Along with the popular Amoy Street and Club Street, Ann Siang Road and Hill in Singapore boasts a fine array of restaurants on the hill of the same name for visitors and locals alike to settle their cravings. From […]

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What are antioxidants and how to consume them more easily

by Chiara Squinzi @ La Holista

Today we wanted to talk about antioxidants. We have already discussed the foods you should be eating for your gut, but what about the foods that protect your cells? Those would be the ones packed with antioxidants, a buzzy term you’ve probably heard before. Antioxidants occur naturally in plant-based foods such as fruits, vegetables, cacao and green tea. Note that animal-based products DO […]

Romanian Ice Hotel to celebrate my 30th birthday

by Suzy Jones @ Vegan Travel

To celebrate my 30th birthday I knew I had to something special, and the Romanian Ice Hotel perfectly fitted my idea. I went with my sister and used the company Untravelled Paths who were amazing, they were very quick at responding […]

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PSLOVE TRIES: Period Underwear

by pslove team @ The Ladies Room

As we spend half our lives menstruating, it’s only fair to explore all the feminine hygiene options out there to figure out what suits us the best! Most of us girls who grew up in Singapore and other conservative Asian countries were taught by our mums to use sanitary pads from our very first period. But...

Mobile Fablab Vietnam 2017

by Dai Duong @ Fablab Saigon, the 1st makerspace in HCM City

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What’s B12 and why should you take it?

by Chiara Squinzi @ La Holista

Today we wanted to talk about vitamin B12.  Vitamin B12 is not made by animals or plants, but by microbes. Although vitamin B12 is found in animal foods, it is not synthesised by plants or animals. Only bacteria make biologically active vitamin B12, animal tissues store “bacteria-synthesised B12” which can then be passed along the food chain by animals […]

Best Fujifilm Cameras and Lenses for Travel and Food Photography

by Terence Carter @ Grantourismo Travels

Best Fujifilm cameras and lenses for travel and food photography? It’s a question I get asked almost weekly – mainly by travellers coming to do our travel and food writing and photography retreats and culinary tours. Here’s advice from the perspective of a pro travel and...

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