Monthly Archives: December 2012

What’s the last Word in 2012?

With all the holiday preparations, I almost forgot to feature the latest from Word HCMC. 🙂 Can’t believe 2013 is rolling in tomorrow already!  How did that happen?!?!  Are you getting ready to watch the fireworks at Saigon Skydeck? Actually, … Continue reading

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Where to stay in Dalat?

I love hotels but staying in one can be quite pricey if you plan to stay for a number of days in a place and since we were with a huge group, we opted to stay at a villa-turned-hotel in … Continue reading

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Christmas Mass in Dalat

Christmas in Saigon has become more festive over the last 3 years we’ve been here but comparing it to the intensity of the Christmas celebration in Manila, it still has a lot of catching up to do.  But of course, … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas everyone! Let’s all remember what this season is all about. Celebrating Christmas in a surprisingly chilly Dalat and Catholic community! Happy birthday My Lord and Savior!

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Ice Skating, anyone? (Seen in Saigon)

It’s almost Christmas but the temperature in Saigon is still summery.  So, if you want to beat the heat without driving far from the city, might as well check out Crescent mall and try their mini skating rink. The rink … Continue reading

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Christmas Mass Schedule

In just 4 days, we shall be celebrating Christmas! Still unfinished with your Christmas shopping?  Do drop by at the Christmas Fair by some 70 orphanages tomorrow, December 22 at Ton Duc Thang, District 1, HCMC from 9 am – 6 pm.  Proceeds … Continue reading

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Are you too chicken?

For the longest time, KFC has been lording over the fast food chains serving chicken.  But 2012 — inspite of it being the year of the Water Dragon, 😛  is actually the year of the chicken — at least in … Continue reading

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The Flower Seller (Seen in Saigon)

There is beauty amidst the chaos.  

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The Globe Search

I want something like this (photo by Yes a globe in English. I actually haven’t searched high and low yet because I’ve been asking around first where to get this. A fellow searchee had a 10-m0nth search for this … Continue reading

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Ice Skating at The Crescent Mall!

Can you believe it?  Starting on Saturday, December 15 till March 15, 2013 — YUP 3 MONTHS! — an ice skating rink will be present in Crescent Mall.  Whoa.  Big deal for this hot, hot country! I don’t know why … Continue reading

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