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Jade Emperor Pagoda September 14

The outtakes part 1: Jade Emperor Pagoda

It may seem early to do this, but as we’re millimetres from having the final layout of my upcoming book “Saigon Panorama” completed, I can share with you some of the photos that didn’t make it into the book.

Saigon Tax Center demolished demolition Adam Robert Young August 31

Saigon prepares to farewell an icon

Sitting in the centre of the downtown district since 1880, the Saigon Tax Centre has seen countless dramatic changes in the city’s history, and is set to witness one last one: its own demolition. Saigon Tax Centre (left) the day before construction of the city’s first metro line began last month. The building was originally […]

Saigon Opera House - Adam Robert Young August 04

Saigon Opera House

Just thought I’d share this shot I took for my upcoming book (hey, that rhymes!). Click on the image to see the larger version in Flickr!

Adam Robert Young leads a Moto Foto tour in Ho Chi Minh City June 15

My photographic tour of Saigon gets its first review…

OK, so it’s technically not my tour – I’ve recently started leading some of the well-established “Moto Foto” tours, a 4-hour photographic workshop and tour of Ho Chi Minh City – but I definitely give it my own twist! What better way to get to know your camera and its functions than being taken to […]

Dinner Withlocals Ho Chi MInh City June 06

Dinner With Locals in Saigon

Last week, thanks to Withlocals, I experienced an amazing Vietnamese banquet prepared by a former restauranteur. Withlocals is a great way to really experience the local culture when travelling overseas. One kind of experience that can be arranged via their website is to enjoy an authentic home-cooked meal in the home of a local family. […]

Street photography by Adam Robert Young, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam March 08


It’s been a while since I’ve simply wandered around the city with my camera to capture scenes of daily life. Thankfully I got out and did just that last Thursday, as it bagged me a photo I really feel pleased with! He’s a tour bus driver enjoying the downtime as his passengers are guided through […]

January 17

Our disastrously great Christmas trip

It was the best of trips, it was the worst of trips! My wife Jade and I could never have expected the highs and lows of our trip home to Australia for Christmas and New Year’s 2013-2014! Hollywood couldn’t have scripted it better… It started back in August when we purchased our tickets with Air […]