Monthly Archives: April 2015

Vietnam Celebrates its 40th Year of Independence

For the past two weeks, the street of Le Duan has been busy preparing for the Liberation Day festivities. And it’s not just any anniversary. Today marks the 40th year of Vietnam’s independence. Stating that made me realize that I … Continue reading

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Nguyen Hue Street Finally Opens to Public

Heard that Nguyen Hue Street is now open to public after months of construction. Either side of the promenade is open to vehicles, but through the whole length of the middle area fronting the People’s Committee Building, people can freely walk … Continue reading

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Pacquiao-Mayweather Fight This Sunday (VN Time)

It is a known fact that in Manila, whenever Pacquiao has a fight: There is low crime rate. There is no traffic. It is the best time to shop at China town/Divisoria because literally all people are glued to their … Continue reading

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Phu Quoc: Pearls, Pepper, and Pristine Beaches

Phu Quoc left its indelible mark on me on our first visit in 2011. The memories of the rustic feel of the province, the fresh seafood, and the warmth of its people make me want to go back. And luckily, … Continue reading

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Checking out Phu Quoc International Airport

It’s been 4 years since we last visited Phu Quoc and visiting it this past weekend, we were very much surprised of the changes that has taken place — especially the Phu Quoc now International Airport! The international terminal opened in … Continue reading

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SC Vivo City Opens in District 7

Because I’m Filipino and our country has the largest malls in the world, I think I can pass as a mall expert. LOL. So yesterday, on a Sunday, SC Vivo City opened its doors to the public. FINALLY! I mean … Continue reading

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Stalking the Stalkers’ Duo

So I realized today that I am a fangirl. Who else did we ran into during lunch at Hum? No less than American-Vietnamese actress, Maggie Q and Dylan McDermott of CBS TV Series, Stalker. Hubby actually saw them first as … Continue reading

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War Within the Walls

If you remember, I met Chau last year while visiting a friend’s place in District 7. I knew Chau is a star but didn’t know he is a SUPERSTAR until early this week, producer, Jerry Franck, got in touch with me and … Continue reading

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Food Trip: Vuoc Quong Tom

Sorry for the out of focus shot. Today’s food trip brought me to Vuoc Quong Tom along Le Quy Dong just behind the Reunification Palace. It’s a shrimp place we definitely had to try the shrimp. We were first served … Continue reading

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Where to get documents authenticated?

So where do you get your documents authenticated? The Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It’s been a while since I last visited and the authentication department has moved from Alexander de Rhodes to 184 Pasteur St. — which is basically the … Continue reading

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