Monthly Archives: November 2016

Terry Fox Run for a family of 4

We usually ride our bikes to the Terry Fox Run as it’s not easy to drag a 4 year old in a 5km run. Rafa would be sitting on the front mounted seat on my bike — but he has outgrown … Continue reading

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Supermoon 2016

So last night there was much ado about the Supermoon — with the moon being the closest to Earth since January 1948. I saw it on my way home from work and couldn’t wait to get home to the kids … Continue reading

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Terry Fox Run 2016

Since moving to Vietnam, joining the Terry Fox Run has become a yearly tradition for our family. This year, it’s happening on November 27 (Sunday) at 8 AM in Phu My Hung. If you joined for the last 2 years, it’s … Continue reading

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6 in 11.11.16

And now Hello Saigon turns 6 years. It’s been a wonderful journey and I really am surprised I’ve kept this blog for this long. As I quietly celebrate Hello Saigon’s 6th year, I’d like to thank all that have dropped … Continue reading

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Finding Ngan Thong

I know there are a lot of art supplies shop in the city but Ngan Thong was one of the first shops that I found to have all the stuff I need. That’s why when they closed their shop along … Continue reading

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Philippine Consular Mission this December 2016

I know I have been remiss about writing about the Consular Mission of the Philippine Embassy here in Ho Chi Minh City. To be updated on the events by our embassy, sign up by sending them an email at: hanoi.pe@dfa.gov.ph hanoipe1977@gmail.com … Continue reading

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How to get a birth certificate for your child born in Vietnam? (2016)

Four years ago, I gave birth here in Vietnam and had to get birth certificate for my son as a prerequisite in getting a passport. My friend Soki recently gave birth and shared with me the update version of the … Continue reading

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