Mekong Delta Drought Wreaking Economic Havoc

Mekong Delta Drought Wreaking Economic Havoc

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region is known as a famously productive agricultural area thanks to the rich nutrients carried downstream by the Mekong River. The delta produces enormous crops of rice and fruit every year, feeding tens of millions both in Vietnam and overseas. However, a historic ongoing drought, along with unprecedented saltwater intrusion, is causing […]

Motorcycling through the Mekong Delta (gallery)

Motorcycling through the Mekong Delta (gallery)

Located in Ho Chi Minh City’s backyard, the Mekong Delta is a popular day-trip destination for visitors swinging through southern Vietnam. These trips don’t offer more than a surface look at the region, quickly taking in a floating market or two, along with a stop at a coconut plantation, before returning to HCMC. Many expats […]