Monthly Archives: November 2011

Turkey Sightings

It’s almost Thanksgiving in the Western world and Westerners that are living in Vietnam are starting to prepare for this holiday.  Hence, the high demand for turkey! I actually asked hubby if we can attend a Thanksgiving Dinner at the … Continue reading

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Banh Cuon LA

Lunch has been an ordeal lately when I’m at work.  Ho Chi Minh City doesn’t lack restaurants but I find myself going to the same places over and over again.  I would love to sit by the road side and … Continue reading

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Wishlist for Cancer Warriors

My Dad had colon cancer when he was 46 years old.  I was a graduating high school senior then and it was a rough time for the whole family — both financially and emotionally.  After two major operations, the cancer … Continue reading

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Terry Fox Run 31

Last year, together with some friends, we joined the Terry Fox Run.  Having family (especially my Dad) members go through cancer is a difficult thing to watch and so I advocate this organization in my own little way. This year, … Continue reading

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New 7 Wonders of Nature

I’m sure this news is old news but I just gotta write it down here.  Ha Long Bay of Vietnam and Palawan Underground River of Philippines made it to the provisional New 7 Wonders!  The inauguration will be on early 2012. … Continue reading

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Pacey Cupcakes

Today, I met up with Kathleen who won the 500kVND voucher from Vietnam Quilts on Hello Saigon’s 1st Birthday.  I wanted to take her photo but was too shy to ask. 😉  She also took home a Push Climbing Day … Continue reading

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Philippine Consular Mission to HCMC this December!

They’re back! The Philippine Consulate will be coming on December 3 to 4, 2011 to process the following: Renewal application for passports New passport application Report of birth Notarization of documents Overseas Absentee Voting Registration The schedule is from 9 … Continue reading

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Spotted: Apple iCenter

Saw the Apple iCenter will be opening soon at the ground floor of the Bitexco Financial Tower.  This is good news!  Hopefully, they do repairs and diagnostics too just in case your Apple conks out.  I know there are lots … Continue reading

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No Sweater Weather

Saigon has a sweater weather all year round for motorists but for pedestrians like me or those who have shunned riding motorbikes, we never really get to wear sweaters — or if I do, it’s in the confines of my … Continue reading

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1 in 11.11.11

Hello Saigon turns 1! One year ago, I wasn’t sure how this blog will turn out or if I would have the energy and diligence to see this through.  All I I knew then was that I just squandered more … Continue reading

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