Monthly Archives: November 2010

Xmas TreeS Sighting: Kimdo Hotel

I took a photo of this row of white Christmas Trees found at the entrance of Kimdo Hotel along Nguyen Hue St. a few days ago.  It was actually nice to see that they decided to put 6 trees (seriously … Continue reading

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A Taste of Dalat

I don’t know how the Vietnamese ever keep their lean figures because with the amount of food available in our office — I don’t think there’s any hope for me losing any weight. Today, when I passed by our communal … Continue reading

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Xmas Tree Sighting: Buu Dien

As you all know, Vietnam does not celebrate Christmas but as our priest pointed out last Sunday, Vietnam celebrates 3 New Year: Lunar, Christ the King, and January 1st.  Now the Christ the King celebration which celebrates the start of … Continue reading

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A Well-Oiled Machine

This photo gives a whole new meaning to the term “a well-oiled machine”.  Such Vietnamese ingenuity to adorn the whole motorbike with gallons of oil just to make sure that the trip is all worth it. 😛 I just love … Continue reading

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Terry Fox rAn

So this morning, we headed out to Crescent Mall for the Terry Fox Run — which was really more of a walk because it was too difficult to run with so many people!  But if the number of people translates … Continue reading

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Crunchy Treats

I’ve been always curious about these crunchy snacks I see on the streets.  After taking a trip to Mekong and tasting all the yummy rice delicacies, I was pretty sure that this one will taste good as well. So when … Continue reading

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Stir-Fried Garlic Prawns

I am a big fan of food that can be cooked and prepared under an hour.  And for a part-time working mom like me, I am always on the lookout for easy recipes. In the hopes to at least go … Continue reading

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