Monthly Archives: August 2016

What’s your mooncake flavor?

Mid-Autumn festival or Tết Trung Thu is happening in a couple of weeks and you cannot ignore the mooncakes being sold left and right. And this year, my first taste of mooncake was The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf’s Black … Continue reading

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Food Trip: Nara Thai

Saigon Centre + Takashimaya have lots of restaurants now. So exciting! And my friend and I tried, Nara Thai. We’re big fans of Tuk Tuk so we wanted to check how Nara Thai would fare. Prices here are more expensive … Continue reading

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Dessert Heaven

Apparently if you want to get to dessert heaven in Takashimaya, you have to go down their basement. The gods of sweets converged at the pit of Takashimaya and plotted to make everyone load up on calories. Yup, there are … Continue reading

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Saigon Centre + Takashimaya

Before Saigon Centre’s reopening this year, I’ve only visited it twice (in 7 years). But looks like I’d be visiting it more often now with it’s new and improved shopping experience. It felt like going to Shangri-la in Manila. I liked … Continue reading


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Pokemon Go Craze in Vietnam

So Pokemon Go became available last August 6 in Vietnam but since I’m one of the older generation (LOL), am not sure how it’s faring except through the news: In Photos: Pokemon Go Craze in Vietnam Death by Pokemon: Public … Continue reading

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My 2016 Favorite Vietnamese Places to Dine in Saigon

I realized it’s been a while since I wrote My Top 10 Places to Dine in Saigon. Some in the list are still my favorite but will give it an update since it has been 4 years and the fact that some friends … Continue reading

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