Monthly Archives: April 2016

5 Compelling Reasons to Visit Vietnam

Vietnam’s attractions should speak for themselves. It is a mesmerizing country, full of history and with its own story to tell. Diverse influences seen in its architecture, cuisine and philosophy alongside astoundingly beautiful scenery made for a captivating experience for … Continue reading

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Win Tickets to Dragonfly Theatre’s George’s Marvellous Medicine

Dragonfly Theatre is excited to announce their next production, the Roald Dahl classic, “George’s Marvellous Medicine”. George’s nasty old grandma needs teaching a lesson, and he decides the best remedy is a special home-made medicine. What happens to Grandma next is … Continue reading

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More Reasons to Go Back to The Grand

Okay so The Grand started out as a casino destination in Vietnam. But with it being the closest weekend getaway from Ho Chi Minh City, it’s really the ideal place to escape to for families. But aside from swimming in … Continue reading

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Polar Expo 2016

The Saigon heat has been unforgiving lately and I could hear our aircon at home complaining that it’s getting overworked this summer. To escape the heat, we decided to check out the Polar Expo 2016 happening just outside Vietopia. Again, … Continue reading

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Cupcakes by The Cake Factory

We’ve been loyal customers of The Cake Factory. And for Rafa’s 4th birthday, Rafa requested to have a Mario-themed cupcakes. Am happy that he loves Mario Brothers. I love this game too! And am glad that The Cake Factory was … Continue reading

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Vinpearl Land

One of the reasons why we wanted to go to Nha Trang this year is to take the kids to Vinpearl Land. We just knew the kids with their cousins will have a blast. And it all starts with a … Continue reading

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Food Trip: Saigon Kitchen

I have heard stunning reviews of the newly opened Hotel Des Artes in District 1. In fact, our office even held an event there most recently. But it was only yesterday that I was able to try Hotel Des Artes’ … Continue reading

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Le Crespo Pizza opens in Phu My Hung

I first tried Le Crespo in District 1 in November last year. I have missed Le Crespo’s Prosciutto Burrata! And boy am I glad they opened their second restaurant in Phu My Hung! Co-owner, Ofelia was at the front welcoming … Continue reading

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