Monthly Archives: April 2011

Happy Liberation Day Vietnam!

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Yummy Delights

Why on God’s green earth do delectable treats such as this meringue exist?  And 5x the size of what I’m used to. I feel my fat-o-meter swinging wildly to the critical level just looking at this photo. One of the … Continue reading

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Pillows, anyone?

Me to UMA Manager:  I hate your shop. M: Why? Me:  I always end up buying more than what I set out to buy. M:  That’s good news for us! That’s my actual conversation with the UMA manager this morning. … Continue reading

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Camera Hunting

We’ve been hunting for a good and reliable camera shop to purchase a Canon Powershot G11 or G12.  Hubby and I did our homework on specs, pricing, and budget — so we were pretty ready to buy one.  We’ve also … Continue reading

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(Walang kamatayang) Fare Price Hike

Early this April, I took part in this survey on bus price increase of the Dong Khoi-PMH shuttle. And today, we receive this announcement of price increase yet again!  It was just last March that the fare was increased from … Continue reading

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Push Climbing Gift Vouchers

So okay, I get really lazy coming up with gifts for my friends’ sons for their birthday.  It gets harder every year  — especially when kids are in their tween years when all they care about are playing with Wii … Continue reading

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Ha Long Bay Carnival

Ha Long Bay is currently number 2 (trailing behind South Korea’s Jeju Island) in vying for one of the 7 positions in the New 7 Wonders list.  The poll will end on November 11. This year, to increase people’s awareness … Continue reading

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