Where people are hospitable, there’s no need to confine your urban exploits to abandoned houses. David Mann (words), Julie Vola (photos) and Mai Thu Trang (translation) found such people in Duong Lam, householders of some of the oldest houses in Vietnam
Humblebragging about your stay at a five-star resort can be challenging, but Niko Savvas is here to help
Joe Springer-Miller used to be well-known in Saigon — with a surname of such double-barrel uniqueness, you’re unlikely to be forgotten. A one-time corporate expat, a photographer and one of the forces behind Saigon Players, he then did what every happy-go-lucky man in the prime of his life just shouldn’t do. He fell in love.
Hue 1930. The mansion at 5 Le Loi opened as an addition to the residence of the colonial French Resident Superiore. This period was the hey-day of the Art Deco school of design. No corner of the globe was beyond the bounds of this particular movement.
When the British colonised Asia, they brought with them people from all over world. Yangon, the capital of Myanmar, was no different. Katie Jacobs explores a city that is as much steeped in history as it is focused on a brighter future. Photos by Julie Vola