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The End and a New Beginning

After 12 years of publishing every month, this is the last print edition of AsiaLIFE. Like many publications have discovered around the world, print is …

Contemporary dancer Do Hai Anh

Contemporary dancer Do Hai Anh takes ballet from the stage to the people. By Dana Filek-Gibson. Photos by Ky Anh Tran. We meet in a …

Tran Bao Son

With seven films in the last seven years, Tran Bao Son has gone from average citizen to household name. On the heels of his latest …

Women delaying starting a family

More and more, women in Saigon are choosing to hold off on starting a family. With the lowest birth rate in the country, Dana Filek-Gibson …

Protection against ambient air pollution

One quarter of the global population breathes unsafe air, including residents of Saigon. While that figure isn’t decreasing any time soon, face masks can provide …

The Vintage Emporium

A touch of class in District 1 offered by The Vintage Emporium. By Dana Filek-Gibson. Photos by Vinh Dao. Everyone in Saigon is always looking …

Urban Farming

From community gardens to rooftop farms, hydroponic greenhouses to homemade ecosystems, Dana Filek-Gibson gets the dirt on Saigon’s newest crop of gardeners. Photos by Vinh Dao. …

Top 5 Ways to Kill a Sunday

Claudia Davaar Lambie whiles away the weekend exploring Saigon. Additional reporting by Dana Filek-Gibson. Photos by Vinh Dao, Paintball Saigon, Caravelle Saigon and City Treasure …

Wowy Nguyen

Ten years ago, Wowy Nguyen began making music with nothing but a microphone and a laptop. Now a fixture on the Vietnamese rap circuit, the …

Saigon’s Lookout

From dining to décor, cuisine to cocktails, this District 1 eatery is the complete package. By Dana Filek-Gibson. Photos by Vinh Dao. Shoulder-to-shoulder with street …

Elysium

A modest downtown spot for rest, relaxation and bagels. By Dana Filek-Gibson. Photos by Vinh Dao. If you’ve spent any amount of time in this …

The power of the internet

Dana Filek-Gibson dreams up a new life for herself using the power of the internet. If we’re being honest, I spend a lot of time …

Vietnam Modeling Industry

In less than a decade, vietnamese models have gone from small-time photo shoots to voguing on international catwalks. Dana Filek-Gibson rubs elbows with some of …

BIS Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

How one man turned an ordinary stage prop into a magical flying car. By Dana Filek-Gibson. Photos courtesy of Adam Astley. The goal was to …

The neighbourhood parking attendant

In a brand-new apartment, Dana Filek-Gibson tries desperately to make friends with the neighbourhood parking attendant. Call me old-fashioned, but nothing says ‘I want to …

Saigon’s best-kept happy hour secrets

Dana Filek-Gibson uncovers the city’s best-kept happy hour secrets by forcing everyone to drink with her. Photos by Vinh Dao. See some new Happy Hours …