Monthly Archives: September 2011

Vietnam Quilts

I always try to patronize products from non-profit organizations that aim to empower poor women.  Even in my small way, I feel I am able to help uplift their lives.  Here in Vietnam, I laud Mekong Plus in their efforts … Continue reading

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Got the Jollibug!

For the second time this week, I found myself in Jollibee. Yup, I got bitten by the Jollibug. 😦 It was either that or go to Little Manila at Nguyen Trai St. which is in the other end of the … Continue reading

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Saigon Flea Market on the 18th at the Crescent!

If you have something to sell, you can still contact Moon!  

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Big Sale!

Might be worth checking out! 🙂 Extended till the end of the week!

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Food Trip: Osaka Ramen

In Ho Chi Minh City, particularly in Phu My Hung, there is a quick turnover of businesses.  I’ve seen it happen quite a lot when after 4 to 6 months after opening, a business will close and fold up.  Such … Continue reading

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Meeting Anh Tuan

When my mom visited last month, she accompanied me around and even joined me when I interviewed Nguyen Anh Tuan for an article in The Word.  Mom gamely asked questions too.  I think I may have taken after her.  😀 … Continue reading

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Hột vịt lộn

I love balut!  It’s popular in Asian countries including Vietnam where balut is called hột vịt lộn. However, I have to admit that I don’t eat the chick.  I just eat the yellow portion and drink the clear liquid.  Since … Continue reading

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