Zoe Osborne

Zoe Osborne

Born in England and raised in Australia, Zoe was taught how to travel from a young age. At barely 19 she left for India and a year later she left again, finding herself in Vietnam with a bit of cash and a plan to make a plan. Now a staff writer for Word Vietnam, Zoe counts her blessings every day as she wakes up to another fascinating story and another bowl of hu tieu. You can find her on Facebook at @zoeosborne.journalist.

Thursday, 24 August 2017 05:15

Social Media

Does the social media scene in Vietnam differ from that elsewhere in the world?

Friday, 18 August 2017 09:25

Banh Trang Phoi Suong

If any dish fulfils the Vietnamese obsession of rolling it yourself, it’s banh trang phoi suong, the ‘moon cake’ of Tay Ninh.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 17:45

Little Rose Warm Shelter

A shelter in Ho Chi Minh City that provides refuge for victims of sexual abuse.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 16:29

Pho Ga in Saigon

A variation on Vietnam’s national dish, these days the once malignedc chicken pho is as much loved as the original.

Thursday, 01 June 2017 15:54

Dolphy Nguyen Cu

Anyone who has visited Thao Dien knows about Dolphy Thao Dien. It sits right on the corner of two central streets, bright blue and open to the traffic, catering to a steady stream of District 2 coffee lovers from first light to late evening. Dolphy Thao Dien is a Saigon favourite.

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