Monthly Archives: August 2015

A Visit to the Elf Village

A few months back, a friend from Three Brooms Town or Ba Cay Choi invited us to visit.  I wasn’t quite sure what it was until we visited last weekend one of their 3 towns called, Elf Village or Lang Gia … Continue reading

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A Visit to Mai An Orphanage

Back in June, we donated some items to the Mai An Orphanage in Go Vap District. My son, Samuel was so happy to see the photos of the children enjoying their toys that he was convinced that we should visit … Continue reading

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Tiki.Vn and Millie Marotta’s Tropical Wonderland

So I jumped in the color crazy bandwagon. Hubby even mentioned that Tiki sells them at a much lower price. While browsing yesterday, I spotted a new book available, Millie Marotta’s Tropical Wonderland. I ordered yesterday and it promptly arrived … Continue reading

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Co&Cu

I was wandering around with Mom in Vivo City when we saw this quaint shop at the 2nd floor beside Sleep Boutique. My eyes were immediately drawn to the vintage items. And yes, you can purchase them. I really thought … Continue reading

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Motorbiking Essentials for Women

Like am an expert, right? LOL. Fine, fine. I have no idea as to what are the essentials for women riding motorbikes in Vietnam but I do got a pair of eyes. Helmet – This one is for everybody. I … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: My Top 12 Family Computer Games

This is one of those throwback Thursday kind of posts. My eldest son, Sam and I were talking a few days ago about computer games and I feel he finds that am not one of those tech savvy — if … Continue reading

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Hi5 Live!

Have you heard about Disney coming again for Disney Live Mickey Mouse Music Festival? Disney is coming again September 30 to October 6 (Ho Chi Minh City) and in Hanoi on October 9 to 11. But boy were we all … Continue reading

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What a Steal!

A couple of weeks ago, one my friends from high school visited and she’s been saying that their tourist guide has been warning them of people getting robbed in HCMC or getting ripped off. While I acknowledged that there are … Continue reading

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Color Crazy

Years ago, I got into coloring books. And back in those days, there weren’t any “adult coloring book”. All there was were Disney-themed or cartoon-inspired coloring books. And I had to make do. I always found coloring, therapeutic and calming. … Continue reading

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Different-Different

This post goes to Filipinos in Saigon. Am not sure if everyone will agree but this is my local experience. In Saigon, when you get on a cab and you’ll be only traveling for a short distance, the driver is … Continue reading

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