Colours of Vietnam – Orange

Orange, the colour that inspired this series. This is what happened: We’d only been back in Vietnam a few weeks and we were still rediscovering Ho Chi Minh City..

3 years ago

Colours of Vietnam – Yellow

Yellow for me is a happy colour and in Vietnam it signifies good luck. At this time of year, just before Tet, Ho Chi Minh City is full of.

3 years ago

Colours of Vietnam – Red

Vietnam is a visual feast of colours. Even on the dreariest day in the middle of the wet season in Ho Chi Minh City, splashes of colour will leap.

3 years ago

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Tet

The pre-Tet excitement is building in Ho Chi Minh City. In every street, the sound of renovations ring out — the harsh shriek of metal being cut and the.

3 years ago

Banh Canh Cha Ca (Noodle Soup With Fish Cake)

Bánh canh chả cá is a noodle soup with thick slippery round noodles and slices of fish cake. It was one of our regular cheap and cheerful dinners when Miss M.

4 years ago

The Truth About Cats And Dogs In Vietnam – Part II

Two months ago I was on the brink of becoming a cat-murderer. The pain of losing not one but two birds to rogue street cats had both Darling Man.

4 years ago

Saigon Street Eats Update

It’s been just over three months since we launched our street food tours in Ho Chi Minh City and we have been blown away by the response to our.

4 years ago

Food File: Goi Ca Mai (Vietnamese Raw Fish Salad)

One of the local specialties of Vung Tau, an hour’s ferry ride from Ho Chi Minh City, is a Vietnamese raw fish salad called gỏi cá mai. Darling Man doesn’t.

4 years ago