The Bureau Asia Podcast

What's this podcast about?

Think news, gossip, drive-time radio and mates bantering at the front bar of the pub but without the fights, and you’ll have the essence of TBP. Each week or so join Matt and Mel who have a combined total of almost 30 years of lived experience in Ho Chi Minh City as they chat, debate and laugh about what’s new in Vietnam’s biggest city and beyond. If you’re a foodie, traveller, history buff or just want to be educated and entertained about Vietnam and Southeast Asia, then The Bureau Asia Podcast is for you!

Who are the hosts?

Matt has been living in Ho Chi Minh City since 2010 and in 2018 founded The Bureau Asia. Was his crazy idea to start this podcast. Ideas man.

Mel has forgotten how long she’s called Ho Chi Minh City home but thankfully she hasn’t forgotten how to be the voice of reason. Will do anything for pork.

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This is an interesting yet fun alternative take on happenings in and around the SEA hospitality scene with what feels like a focus on Vietnam 

Really enjoy this and all the information they share! If you’re looking for information on food and other interesting information in and around Vietnam – check it out!!

I find the topic that you talk about really interesting

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