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Vietnamese Cuisine in New Orleans

New Orleans’ new generation of Vietnamese-Americans aren't trying to break traditions, but trying new things. Supported by Marriott Bonvoy.
VICE Staff
8.13.19
Places

An Immersive Art Collective in Oklahoma

Oklahoma City's Factory Obscura helps artists create an interactive experience. Supported by Marriott Bonvoy.
VICE Staff
8.6.19
Places

The Urban Laboratory in the Desert

Arizona's Arcosanti helps residents create a self-sustainable community. Supported by Marriott Bonvoy.
VICE Staff
8.1.19
travel-places

Hong Kong's Creationist Theme Park Is Somehow Worse Than It Sounds

I tried to give Noah's Ark Hong Kong a fair shake. What I found there bordered on terrifying.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
5.21.19
Culture

This Mexican Town Celebrates Its Namesake Saint with Exploding Hammers

Despite several attempts to ban the practice and the handful of injuries it regularly causes, the tradition has carried on for 300 years.
VICE Staff
4.30.19
Weed Week

London's Annual 4/20 Smoke-Up Has Gone Legit

The event—traditionally a fairly amateur gathering—felt legitimate and well-organized, perhaps because legalization is getting closer.
Alex Rorison
4.23.19
Easter

Fireworks and Pipe Bombs: How Greek Towns Celebrate Easter

On the island of Chios, rival parishes launch makeshift rockets at each other, while on Andros, iron pipes filled with gunpowder blow up right next to the Easter procession.
Nafsika Mavromoustakou
4.19.19
Home Coming

Hong Kong Will Always Have My Heart

But I despise the way it's changing.
Angela Hui
4.17.19
migration

How Migrants Helped to Rejuvenate a Struggling Italian Town

A few years ago, the Sicilian town of Sutera found a renewed sense of purpose after it started welcoming migrant families. Now, Italy's anti-immigration policies are threatening this new balance.
Cosimo Bizzarri
4.8.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Komodo Island Is Closing Because People Keep Stealing Its Dragons

Tourists will be banned from visiting the Indonesian island as of January 2020.
Gavin Butler
4.3.19
LGBTQ

What It's Like to Be Illegally Gay in Myanmar

“My father was always trying to make an enemy out of me... He hated me for being gay."
Libby Hogan
4.3.19
Travel

Staying in the Freezing Romanian Countryside Showed Me How People Live Without Plumbing

Around 60 percent of rural Romania doesn't have a public sewage system.
Adina Florea
3.4.19
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