The Smart Local Vietnam Team

Our editorial and videography team aims to provide you with a guide to Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Da Nang, and beyond, by locals and for locals. We hope reading our articles will give you ideas of things to do and places to go so you’re never bored in Vietnam again!

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Kayce TeoKayce Teo
Regional Editor
Kayce loves dachshunds and writes fantasy novels.
Joelynn WongJoelynn Wong
Regional Editor
Joelynn loves writing plays & finger-combing her precious bunnies. Two puns are also better than none.
Xin Tian KohXin Tian Koh
Regional Sub-Editor
Xin Tian likes creative writing and Red Delicious apples.
Duy NguyenDuy Nguyen
A translator, editor, interpreter, writer, couch potato, culture vulture, bookworm, and banana from Vietnam.
Ngo Huy ToanNgo Huy Toan
Senior Writer
Toan wants to make it crystal clear that his name is Toan. Not Ngo. Not Huy. Toan.