The Cider Market

From craft cider through to producers ramping out the good stuff, thousands of bottles at a go, cider is finally making inroads into the Vietnamese market. Here’s the lowdown. Words by Owen Salisbury and Jesse Meadows


The Circus


Hanoi’s got a growing circus community. But it’s not the Big Top we’re talking about here. These are a collection of body and mind practices called the flow arts. Words and photos by Jesse Meadows


Factory Love


It’s often in the most unexpected places that you find love. One manufacturer in Vietnam, the Binh Duong-based Saigon River Factory, has seen this first-hand, with a number of their staff getting married after meeting on the factory floor. Words by Vu Ha Kim Vy. Photos by Nick Ross


Nature’s Design

With the environment under pressure, one Vietnam-based entrepreneur working in the lumber industry has found an alternative — reclaimed wood. But this is not just any old wood. Words and photos by Nick Ross


Forever Wild?

A recent competition sent 22 Vietnam-based students to South Africa to witness first hand the trials and tribulations of the rhino. Words by Emma Hamilton. Photos provided by The Wilderness Foundation


In the Face of Adversity

The entrance to Mai Nha Orphanage in Thien Nghiep. Photo by Nick Ross

Mai Nha Orphanage in Central Vietnam is the first foreign-run and foreign-owned orphanage in Vietnam. Raising 20 children to adulthood, if it wasn’t for the determination of Marc and Marie Witlox, the project would never have got off the ground.


Weird Science

What do you get when you put together an experimental chef and a self-styled mood therapist? Something explosive. Words by Nick Ross. Photos by Vu Bao Khanh

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