Author Archives: Lyra

Snow Town Saigon

It’s that time of the year again when you have scorching days and rainy evenings.  Our electricity climbed almost 50% more this summer. With the kids on summer break, it has been hard keeping them entertained and so we decided … Continue reading

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Importing Young Living EO

I’ve been reading up on the benefits of essential oils for about a year already and have been checking out local oils in the Vietnam market (read: malls). A few of my friends back in the PH and US have … Continue reading

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Food Trip: Scott & Jeremy’s

A couple of weeks ago, Soki and I were planning where both our families should have dinner at right after the anticipated Palm Sunday Mass. We decided we missed Scott and Duc since they moved from Phu My Hung and set … Continue reading

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One Saturday afternoon…

…at Al Fresco’s D2, I met up with their PR Manager, Cindy and their Chef, Mario. It was a such a treat chatting with Chef Mario as he recounted his kitchen stories. He has been in Vietnam for 21 years — … Continue reading

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Take me back to The Anam

Honestly, I’ve crossed off Nha Trang in my list of places to visit in Vietnam. Last weekend was my third trip going with my office for our yearly retreat, team building, and training. I was having second thoughts going because we … Continue reading

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Ava’s Closet Moving Sale

I rarely go past Ben Thanh Market when going to work in the mornings but today I did, and saw that the roundabout along Le Loi is now closed off for the train construction. General Tran Nguyen Han has been … Continue reading

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Signing on…

It’s been a while since I last posted and much has happened with a few projects here and there, plus being real busy with the kids as my youngest has been battling the sniffles and acute tonsillitis for a week … Continue reading

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