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Colonial Architecture of Southeast Asia

Oct 7, 2020

5 mins read

As a one-time architect, I have a deep interest in the built environment. While the colonial era — some might say “occupation” — when European powers held sway over much of Southeast Asia had a lot of negative aspects, the wedding-cake confections of the buildings it left behind are still fascinating, where they still exist.

Hanoi POSH Travel Guide

4 mins read

The sights of Hanoi Vietnam by the POSH Guide

Ho Chi Minh City Mini Guide

3 mins read

A short mini-guide to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam from the POSH Guide.

Hue Mini Guide

3 mins read

A short mini-guide to Hue, Vietnam from the POSH Guide.

POSH Guide to Vietnam

1 min read

In what seems like just a few years, Vietnam has gone from an almost isolated pariah to booming international player. While the country still does present some challenges for the traveler, most agree that it's well worth the effort. Your trip to Vietnam will most likely begin at one of the two major cities, at opposite ends of the country and once on opposite sides of war.