Situated on its own island on a branch of the Saigon River, the Phù Châu “Floating” Temple may be just the place to welcome in the 2024 year of the dragon.
Inspired by Chinese mythology, Kỳ Lân is one of Vietnam’s four sacred creatures, which also includes the Dragon (Long), Phoenix (Phượng Hoàng), and Turtle (Quy). Say its name in English, and it may elicit squeals of excitement from children and thoughts of a plushy soft toy. In Vietnam, however, it is a mythical
When a customer from France revealed to me that she and a friend spent their childhood years growing up in Saigon, I was very keen to know more.
The rise, the fall (& the rise again) of the cement tile in Vietnam. Take a leap into the history of encaustic cement tile production, its introduction to Vietnam and its rise from the veritable ashes after a fall from grace.