Romanticising Saigon

Vietnam, like many countries in this part of the world, was once under French colonial rule, being a part of Indochina until the French influence ended during the mid 1950’s after the first Indochina war. During their time in Vietnam, the French had great influence on Vietnamese culture, leading to … Read more…

Ha Noi to Ho Chi Minh City: Settling in Vietnam

5 months ago I landed in Ha Noi, Vietnam, from Hong Kong. My plan whilst travelling was always to find work somewhere in either China or South East Asia and, having left China, I’d set my mind on Vietnam. This article is about settling in Vietnam. First Impressions Now, it’s … Read more…