5 unique souvenir gifts from Vietnam

Finding something different and unique is a challenge. Mass production, cheap materials and reused ideas you find everywhere. Living in Viet [...]

From Happy New Year to Chuc Mung Nam Moi

New Year’s Eve passed and Tet is coming. The second New Year celebration in 2015. 2014 saw a lot of changes. Vietnam is in constant ch [...]

Fire! Glowing neon lights exploding into flames in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 3

It’s almost the end of 2014 and our conversation comes to a holt. Only one boom. It was loud, but nothing more. A bit unusual, but no [...]

A visit to the park

Sunday morning. The mere words install expectations. A day off. All your worries evaporating as water droplets soaked up by the rising sun. [...]

The former colleague and now inventor

‘I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the bra [...]

The family visit

Photography is rewarding. You get to meet great people, sometimes even travel to exotic locations or take part of an important stage of some [...]

The art of walking in high heels and the images to prove it

It all started with an email. That’s why I was standing outside Hotel Continental, opposite the Opera House and waiting. A few minutes [...]

Third time lucky – or are we?

If you have good health and food on your table every day, then indeed, count yourself lucky. However, some of the patients at the Children&# [...]

Souvenirs in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and what to buy as a memento

Traveling to the Far East. The sentence has a magical sound to it. The magic spell can either come apart or be carried on. It all comes down [...]

Observing kindness and documenting with an iPhone

It’s Friday 4pm in Ho Chi Minh City. We are at the gates of the hospital again. This time we arrive early and it’s still dayligh [...]

What a difference a slip of paper can make – A visit at the hospital ward, Nguyen Du Street, District 1

A chain of events. A one year anniversary notification found its way to my inbox. An Expat blog meet-up, always at a new location, and almos [...]

Fashion Creation – From idea to final show

The street lights glowed in the dark as the light drizzle added a soft shine to the road leading up to Gala Royal. It was early evening, Jun [...]

SGN by SMM — Our first lacquerware collection by Studio MadsMonsen

2013 has been a busy year and Studio MadsMonsen can proudly present SGN by SMM, our new product range in lacquerware. Traditional Vietnamese [...]

Making a difference – If only for a day

Walking through narrow alleyways where even the motorbikes would have their mirrors bent inwards by the walls. Retracing the steps afterward [...]

Meeting Mr Carlos – The portrait session

Carlos is an inspiration. That had to be said. I am fortunate to be able to come across many people through my work and I have now crossed p [...]

“Be my Valentine” – 14th February 2013

 Happy Valentine’s Day to all of you who will be out celebrating today! For those who wants to brush up on their history knowledge, h [...]

The Year of the Snake & The Flower market

It is the time of year Nguyen Hue street in downtown Ho Chi Minh City closes down and transforms into a flower decoration display. Time your [...]

The Circle of Life, Art Direction revisited

Just off the presses, Word magazine’s HCMC and Hanoi edition for February 2013 are now available. It took the team a lot of work to ma [...]
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