Hẻm (n): alleyway
Phố (n): street in an urban area or a city (very different from phở, which is the famous Vietnamese dish – “pho”)
Hẻm phố is a Vietnamese compound noun describing the urban. <Sorry! We don’t sell the things you might think of>
This blog first started as a thinking-out-loud space for urban potentials that would benefit Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Now, it is transforming into a platform of curated rambling content that some Vietnamese young adults want to share and inform the world of a Vietnam different than its war-torn past.
[Actually, we are currently working for/with an ordinary city. Let’s see how we eventually deal with the love-hate relationship we have for this city ~~~]