Monthly Archives: October 2012

Wake Up Saigon!

I love coffee!  BUT not those strong ones. For my 3-in-1, it’s Vinacafe for me.  I’ve tried G7 and Trung Nguyen but they’re too strong for my taste. I do love G7 though for my home made ca phe sua … Continue reading

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5 Things I Miss Most About Manila

Hello agian, Saigon! Our family flew to Manila for a much-needed vacation just in time for my son’s school fall break.  When we got home in the wee hours of the morning today, my son said, “Home, sweet home!” It … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Movers

Are you moving houses?  Need some movers? 🙂 In the Philippines, this act is called “bayanihan”.  I wonder what the translation is in Vietnamese.

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Culture Vulture

Last year I was lamenting the lack of theatre shows I can watch in Saigon.  Today?  I’m having a hard time scheduling and budgeting for the plays I wanna watch. Starting with Rocky Horror by The Lab on October 31, … Continue reading

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International EB Awareness Week

For those who don’t know (and I’m sure there are lots), EB stands for Epidermolysis Bullosa which is a rare genetic skin disease wherein the slightest friction can cause the skin to peel.  I didn’t know of this disease until … Continue reading

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Philippine-Vietnam: Art Exhibition and Book Launch

Honored to have met Mr. Nomer Adona today who is one of 6 artists having their exhibit at the Hard Rock Cafe on October 15 and 16.  There will aslo be a book launching of “Hanoi Diary” by Ms. Philippines-International … Continue reading

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Sights of Cao Dai

It was way back in 2010 when we visited Cao Dai Temple.  Friends have been asking if it’s worth visiting. For one thing, it’s around 2.5 hours away from District 1 on a bus moving at a speed of 40kph … Continue reading

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Mommy Tips when Traveling with Tots in Saigon

Thanks to HerDailyDigest for asking me to be her guest blogger.  Please check out my post there. 🙂 Just sharing a few tips that proved useful when going around Saigon. Reposting it here. 🙂   Babywearing is best. Lots of … Continue reading

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Mind Over Matter

It’s business as usual in Word and this October, Word features ways you can keep your mind healthy.  Get tips on concoctions, places to get some r & r in the city, or classes you might want to check out … Continue reading

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Look what arrived in the mail today?

Oh yes!  Rafa’s passport came today via Express Mail Service! After over two months processing of Birth Certificate and Passport, we finally received the final documents, including Report of Birth.  Would somebody know when the official Birth Certificate from NSO … Continue reading

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