Author: Helen Clark

Helen Clark is a Vietnam-based freelance journalist. She has written for Time, The Economist, Australian Associated Press, GlobalPost, IRIN News, The Independent and IPS News.

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Vietnam, land of ridiculous theme parks

Vietnam, land of ridiculous theme parks

What Vietnam’s theme parks lack in amenities they make up for in rackety charm, confusing symbolism and perpetually out-of-order rides
11 artery-clogging and delicious Vietnamese dishes

11 artery-clogging and delicious Vietnamese dishes

Dough, grease, butter and about every kind of fat make these heart-attack helpers a guilty pleasure
Going on a Soviet scavenger hunt in Vietnam

Going on a Soviet scavenger hunt in Vietnam

Before Vietnam's economic liberalization, the old U.S.S.R. had considerable influence over the development of the country, with many historical remnants still visible in Hanoi