SAIGON OUTCAST, Ho Chi Minh City. With bright-colored vandals decorating the entrance, I knew I was in for a real hipster treat. It started as a slow, lazy Sunday and I straightway ordered a bottle of beer at the bar counter. I contemplated whether I should order fresh coconut instead, but decided to stray away from being […]

Confused — is how I describe the city of Ho Chi Minh / Saigon. I can sense the urgent clamor for progression, but their facades are still chained from their brutal past.  The mix of French colonialism, yet carrying the heart of nationalism and local pride. Beneath the tarnished walls and daunting back alleys, the swift motor bikes and flamboyant mosaic […]