Monthly Archives: August 2011

Board Games Night @ Geisha

I fell in love with Geisha after my meeting with Joan.  Chatting with the lovely owner, Helen and Board Game Nights host, Ray, made me enjoy staying there more. Geisha is just in Pasteur St., and that’s so near where … Continue reading

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Hands On Cooking at Saigon Cooking Class

I love cooking!  What I hate is the dicing and mincing or anything that involves food preparation.  I’d much rather have everything prepared already and I just go ahead and cook.  That’s why I love that garlic can be bought … Continue reading

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Gifts from Home

My mom and mother-in-law are both visiting and apart from being excited that at last my family can get to spend some quality time with them, I couldn’t wait to see what they brought from home.  Mom’s luggage was heavy … Continue reading

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Volunteering at ARC

On this month’s issue of Asia Life, well-respected veterinarian, Dr. Nghia is featured.  He runs the Saigon Clinic in Thao Dien and in the same building, abandoned dogs and cats are in his care.  For some time now I have … Continue reading

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Cho / Market / Mercado

I am no stranger to Ben Thanh Market.  Playing host to countless friends and family who have visited Vietnam since we got here, I’ve visited Ben Thanh Market quite often.  I even pop in there during my office lunch breaks … Continue reading

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Real Men Wear Pink (and Purple)

I don’t know about you but I liked this guy’s style.  Taray!

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Saigon Cooking Class: Gourmet Tour

Terrific, terrific day today as I joined the Saigon Cooking Class by Hoa Tuc bright and early!  The half-day gourmet tour included the visit to the Ben Thanh Market and the actual class at Hoa Tuc’s second floor. We were … Continue reading

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