International Travel to Vietnam Reopens 15 March (Probably)
After 2 years of the Covid-19 pandemic, Vietnam is reopening its borders to international travellers from 15 March, 2022. But no one really knows how it will work…
Instant Noodles: Pandemic Staple
A national comfort food, a convenience, an indulgence & in some cases a necessity, instant noodles are a staple of the Vietnamese diet. During the pandemic, however, national consumption rose by 30%…
‘Fourth Wave’ | The Pandemic in Vietnam
A long-form personal narrative & travelogue describing my experiences during the ‘fourth wave’, Vietnam’s worst outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic…
The Pandemic Sessions | Interviews from Vietnam
A series of long-form interviews with people in Vietnam focusing on their experiences & opinions of the pandemic, and how their lives have changed as a result of Covid-19
Pandemic Season in Vietnam: Pre-Covid, Lock-Down, Post-Virus
Part travelogue, part personal narrative, part analysis of Vietnam’s containment of Covid-19, this is a long-form account of the pandemic….
The Quarantine of Taz in Vietnam
My friend, Taz, was quarantined for 17 days in Vietnam as part of the government’s strategy to contain COVID-19. After her release, I interviewed Taz about her experiences at the quarantine facility, just outside Ho Chi Minh City….
Food in the Time of Corona: Last Meals before Lock-Down
Before the lock-down, street food was still thriving: indeed, sitting down to a bowl of noodles was one of the only times you could take off your mask. I documented my last meals before the spread of COVID-19 forced a nationwide lock-down.
Vietnam vs Corona Virus: How to Donate to Fight COVID-19
Vietnam is doing an excellent job in the fight to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Please donate to help Vietnam continue its good work…