Monthly Archives: January 2014

Happy Year of the Wooden Horse!

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Cua Dong and Traditional Tet Food

On the second to the last day of work for the Lunar New Year, I dragged myself to the office thinking that the whole office would be like a ghost town with everyone off to their Tet holiday. But… no. … Continue reading

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It’s the Year of the Horse!

Nguyen Hue Flower Festival will be open to the public starting tomorrow, January 28 (7pm) till February 3, 2014 (10pm). This photo was taken a few days ago. I dropped by today and the place is all ready! There were … Continue reading

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Things You’d Get On Tet

Apart from the bonus working people get for Tet, what else can you expect to get? Li Xi Money or Lucky Money. This one’s usually given to children by the adults. But it’s not unusual to give Li Xi Money … Continue reading

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A Foggy Saigon Morning

Our Saturday morning bike group met up at 5:30 AM to start out early. The big guys would be doing a longer route after breakfast at Mimi’s. They covered around 60 kilometers and reached District 9. As the sun rose, we … Continue reading

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Quan Bui

On the first day of work for 2014, our office had lunch at Quan Bui. It’s located in a 3-floor building with an open first floor.The second and third floors are ideal for big groups. Our foodie certified office mate, … Continue reading

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Thanh Nien Restaurant

Last week’s team dinner was brought to us by Thanh Nien Restaurant behind Diamond Plaza. Love the perks of being with my office mates. I honestly wouldn’t have found this place.  And since it was night time when we went … Continue reading

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