Monthly Archives: June 2013

Instax Mini

For a couple of years now, I’ve been wanting to get an Instax Mini. I know you must be scratching your head on that  since it’s the digital age and why do I need a Polaroid these days, right? Low … Continue reading

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Top 10 Places to Dine In When Living in Saigon

Heard this before in this blog? Yup. I wrote about the Top 10 Places to Dine When Visiting in Saigon. What makes this different? Well, this doesn’t talk about Vietnamese Cuisine. Sometimes, when we get visitors, I honestly get tempted to … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day!

Father’s Day is being celebrated worldwide but not really too sure here in Vietnam. Come to think of it, there’s no fireworks when this day comes along — compared to International Women’s Day and International Children’s Day. For the tireless … Continue reading

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Food Review: Boom Boom Burgers

As I was reading this month’s edition of Oi Magazine, I saw this ad about Boom Boom Burgers. Am seriously getting tired of my lunch options when I’m at the office so I thought may be I’d try the Boom … Continue reading

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Hillary is Back!

Every time Hillary is in town, for sure there is a whirlwind of activity happening in Helping HOW here in Vietnam.  I interviewed her in 2011 and was really amazed at how Helping HOW is helping a lot of kids … Continue reading

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Handbags by QP

After paying my phone and Internet bill this morning, I snuck in next door to a bag showroom, QP Handbag. Their products are made of indigenous material and are for export. Prices start from 170kVND — which ain’t too bad … Continue reading

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Gems Galore

I haven’t met a girl who don’t love gems. Garnet is my birth stone but the usual deep red color is not something I really like. So early this week, I was introduced to Phuong Hang at 130 Le Thanh … Continue reading

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Food Trip: Nam Giao

I love having a job because it allows me to interact with the locals. And my officemates are just awesome. So yesterday, Thao brought me to Nam Giao for some authentic Vietnamese cuisine. It was lunch time so the place … Continue reading

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Cafe Review: Master’s Cup Coffee House

A couple of weeks ago, I went for a bike ride together with a couple of friends. Before you think I’ve suddenly turned into a health nut, we were riding our electric bikes. 🙂 My two friends decided to join … Continue reading

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Anantara Bangkok Riverside Resort and Spa

We just got back from a very short trip in Bangkok and stayed in Anantara Bangkok Riverside Resort and Spa. This is my second time in Thailand but first time in Bangkok. Coming from Ho Chi Minh City, Bangkok is … Continue reading

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