Monthly Archives: November 2012

It’s beginning to look a lot like…

Christmas! And just like that we’re just 25 days away from celebrating my favorite occasion! Right now, Saigon is not yet in its festive mood as its more looking forward to celebrating Tet in February.  So maybe in a couple … Continue reading

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What was the Word in November?

It’s December tomorrow but it was only recently that I got a hold of the November issue of the Word magazine. Really interesting stuff in here too.  I especially liked the feature on Ben Thanh Market wherein 3 challengers were … Continue reading

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Outrunning Cancer

Not so early Sunday morning, we headed to the Crescent area to join in the 16th Terry Fox Run.  Lots were representing their companies and schools — but in my heart, I was joining the run in honor of my … Continue reading

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Elle Cafe

In my search for decaf, I found myself at Elle Cafe situated at the bottom of the Bitexco Financial Tower. With its pristine white color, Elle Cafe definitely stands out against the dreary buildings around Ho Tung Mau and Ngo … Continue reading

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An Binh Gallery

Found at the Crescent Mall in District 7, An Binh Gallery showcases Vietnamese artists and a handful of Filipino artists.  I was kinda surprised to see Pinoy names in my last visit — and the artworks were really good too! … Continue reading

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Terry Fox Run on Sunday

Still unsure on whether we shall be joining the Terry Fox Run on Sunday but if we are, we’re ready. 🙂 We shall be under the banner of my son’s school wearing shirts that honors it’s former Head of School, … Continue reading

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Food Trip: Khoi Thom

A couple of weeks ago, we were introduced to this colorful, Mexican-Vietnamese fusion place in District 3, Khoi Thom. Okay so if you’re like walking along this street and out of nowhere there’s this sudden burst of colors, you know … Continue reading

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And the winner is….

Let’s pause to thank our sponsors. 😛 Thanks to Scott and Binh’s for our grand prize for our Where’s Your Favorite Place in Vietnam contest. 🙂Also, thanks to everyone who joined and shared their most favorite place in Vietnam! For … Continue reading


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Want to watch The Little Prince?

Last Saturday, our group of 18 (a mix of adults and kids) headed for Saigon Bowl to watch Dragonfly Theatre Company’s original adaptation of one of the most-loved books of all time, The Little Prince. I had some doubts about the … Continue reading

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What’s your favorite place in Vietnam?

Celebrated today by getting pizza for Hello Saigon’s 2nd year.  Thought the previous entry looked a bit sad, so I decided to get a pizza instead. 😀 To kick off Hello Saigon’s second year, I’m giving away a couple of … Continue reading

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