Monthly Archives: January 2011

Flower Festival 2011

The Flower Festival along Nguyen Hue St. starts tonight till February 6, 2011. Spied the beautiful design today when I went to work and I only saw parts of it.  I have yet to see other end near the People’s … Continue reading

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Book Street at Mac Thi Buoi St.

The Book Street at Mac Thi Buoi St. opened today which is also part of the Tet celebration. I’m not familiar with the bookshops involved except for Fahasa.  The books being sold were discounted (Fahasa at 10%) and include business, … Continue reading

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The Feast (HCMC Chapter) 1st Anniversary Celebration

The Light of Jesus Family finds it roots in Manila, Philippines.  Founded by one of my favorite authors and speakers, Bro. Bo Sanchez.  LoJ aims to make disciples of Jesus. The Feast found its way to Ho Chi Minh City … Continue reading

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Dong Khoi-PMH Shuttle Takes a Break

The Dong Khoi-PMH Shuttle Bus takes a break for Tet from February 2 at 3 pm till February 5. Normal operation resumes on February 6.  For the shuttle schedule, check here. Spread the word.

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Celebrating TET in Saigon

If you haven’t bought any ticket or booked a resort to visit this Tet Holiday, it’s too late now!  Airlines are fully-booked and resorts will be in full capacity.  And if you’re planning to take a bus to get out … Continue reading

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Tet 101

I was scratching my head trying to understand why the Chinese calendar states that 2011 is the Year of the Rabbit when Vietnam is celebrating 2011 as the Year of the Cat. I understand that Vietnam was under the Chinese … Continue reading

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Flower Frenzy

With the Tet Holiday upon us, workers are working overtime for sure in District 1 to make the January 31 deadline when the Flower Festival begins. Strewn in the middle of Nguyen Hue St. are hundreds of flowers in a … Continue reading

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