Monthly Archives: August 2013


I know what you’ll see below aren’t really earthshaking stuff. But these do bring a smile or a laugh whenever I see a juggling act on the streets of Saigon. Flower delivery Why not just put the whole shopping cart … Continue reading

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Exploring Ly Tu Trong Street

Wonder where to buy your swimwear in Saigon for your next beach vacation? It’s no secret that the Vietnamese are on the lean side so it is a bit of a feat to find swimwear that fits my size. Boooo! … Continue reading

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Allez Boo Resort

With the long weekend upon us, I’m pretty sure a lot are scrambling to get out of Saigon or find some place for a much needed R&R. The usual suspects are usually the nearest Saigon — like Vung Tau and … Continue reading

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What’s your favorite mooncake flavor?

So it’s almost the time of the year again (mid-Autumn) when mooncake start to fill the shelves of bakeries and even makeshift shops turn up on the street to sell this once-a-year delectables. We received our box of mooncake early.The … Continue reading

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Collecting Books For The Bazaar Of The Consular Club HCMC

There’s no doubt about it, I love books and would like to help spread the love for reading by posting this letter from the New Zealand Consulate.  If you have books you want donate to help raise funds for the … Continue reading

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Bakery Review: Alo Tra

Amidst gourmet bakeries popping in the city, Alo Tra Milk Tea and Shop has remained one of my favorites. They serve on the freshest bread daily and even advertise their baking times so you know when it’s the right time … Continue reading

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A Trip to Cho Lon

It was time to make my annual trip to Cho Lon. 😀 The last time I went there was when I was pregnant with my second son in 2011. This time with mom visiting and her insisting to see Saigon’s … Continue reading

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