Monthly Archives: February 2012

Food Trip: Cha Ca La Vong

Ria and I were walking along Ton That Thiep last Monday when we saw Cha Ca La Vong Restaurant.  She’s still in the search for the best Cha Ca La Vong in Ho Chi Minh City so we decided to … Continue reading

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Photo Oi! in the Saigon Flea Market this Sunday!

Our new venture, Photo Oi! will be participating this Sunday at the Saigon Flea Market happening at the Crescent by Boomarang Bistro Saigon.  Please, please join us!  We’re giving away free photo souvenirs and I’m sure you’ll have a grand … Continue reading

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Another Shop Selling TOMS

Remember my previous TOMS entry?  And having been told that those sold were knock offs? Well, I received another email from Cung Mua letting me know that there’s another promo going on with TOMS shoes sold by another shop, Luxury Shop … Continue reading

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Saigon Sights

Been crazy busy lately and just want to share some of the sights around the city this week. Saw this cruise ship maneuvering in the river.  Good that it fit the width of the river. A couple of Vespas and a Lambretta … Continue reading

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Ging Lorenzo in Saigon

My friend, Ging Lorenzo shall be coming to Saigon to do my maternity portraits.  I am soooo excited!  I haven’t seen her in…eons! I know I’m not the most photogenic person alive but since Ging is a friend, I’m most … Continue reading

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Food Trip: Thai Express

I really wasn’t going to write about Thai Express because I’ve eaten here many times before.  But it was our first time to eat at The Crescent location  and we had an “incident” at the end of dinner. Thai Express … Continue reading

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SSIS Visit

Finally!  We’re checking out schools for the not-so-little boy.  He starts in August and we’re still in the process of doing school visits.  I feel so old.  Can’t believe I have a pre-schooler! We only have a handful of schools … Continue reading

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Photo Oi!

We’re going on our 3rd year here in Ho Chi Minh City and we felt that it was the best time to venture into something new! Together with my friends and the support of our financiers (a.k.a. husbands), we decided … Continue reading

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My First Vietnamese Wedding at Villa Song

That’s my friend Anh who got married this weekend.  The celebration was in Thao Dien Village, Villa Song Saigon which was 3 districts away from our place!  It was far!  Luckily the weekend traffic was light so we didn’t spend … Continue reading

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Mang Jun to the Rescue!

I am no kitchen diva.  When the kitchen gods showered talent, I may have been sleeping.  Would you believe that I actually learned how to use a knife when Chef Phuong of the Saigon Cooking Class taught me how? During … Continue reading

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