Hue Festival 2018: Five Events you Shouldn’t Miss

Hue Festival is back for 2018!

Hue Festival Grit TourThe unmissable biennial event will take place between Friday 27th April to Wednesday 2nd May. The Hue Festival includes cultural and contemporary performances from both Vietnam and around the world.

We’ve gone through the Hue Festival schedule and chosen 5 events that are not to be missed! Continue reading “Hue Festival 2018: Five Events you Shouldn’t Miss”

OO Cafe: Contemporary Art Cafe Hue

Millennial Hue

Contemporary Art Cafe Hue Grit Tour

2017 oversaw local establishments take inspiration from contemporary designers on the world’s stage. This is evident with the new entertainment complex Cask and nightclub Factory 075 in the Pham Ngu Lao area. Business owners know that eye-catching architecture and photogenic products are key to success in the social media age. Millennial Hue want to be competing with their peers in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. They have the artistic integrity and the city is giving them the space to produce it. Continue reading “OO Cafe: Contemporary Art Cafe Hue”

Hue Tour Grit

Three Days Travel in Central Vietnam: Danang, Hoi An and Hue

After some time working in Australia, my childhood friend Mitch dropped by Vietnam for a reunion. It had been almost five years since we last met and we had some catching up to do. I was also determined to show him what three days in central Vietnam had to offer. Continue reading “Three Days Travel in Central Vietnam: Danang, Hoi An and Hue”

Hue Cafe

054 Cafe Hue: Community, Urban Art and Creativity

Vietnam is the second largest producer of coffee in the world. Unlike many other countries, Vietnam’s relationship with the caffeinated beverage has produced a cafe culture that is poetic in simplicity. Even with the introduction of Starbucks to Vietnam, locals have mostly kept to their favored soft-drink spots over the modernity of multinational conglomerates. Coffee is the People’s drink and you’ll rarely find anyone that doesn’t have a cafe to recommend. Coffee shops come in every variation imaginable. Owners can be artistic in their interior design and particular about the atmospheres they create. One of my favorite cafes of recent times is 054 Cafe Hue. Continue reading “054 Cafe Hue: Community, Urban Art and Creativity”