Author Archives: Saigonese

2020: Year of the Rat

Today is the last working day of the Lunar New Year and it was difficult to get out of bed and go to work. Honestly, the office felt empty with most of my colleagues off to their hometowns for the … Continue reading

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5 Unique Souvenirs and Goodies to Bring Home from Hanoi

Finding a memento to remember your Hanoi holiday by shouldn’t be hard in a city that is known for its quality souvenirs. From delicious edibles to delicate ceramics, there’s a perfect souvenir to add to your collection or give as … Continue reading

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BCN Vietnam Benefit Concert: a night of music

In 2017, one of my closest friends, Mariz was diagnosed with breast cancer. Little did I know, that I too would battle the big C soon afterwards. It has been over a year for Mariz but it’s just half a … Continue reading

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Importing Personal Items And Household Items To Vietnam

by Jason Mueller, Guest Post The beauty that exists in the landscapes of Vietnam is nothing short of breathtaking. Vietnam is positively booming with economic growth, rich culture, and friendly people. It won’t come as a shock to anyone when … Continue reading

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Food Trip: Benaras Club

Admittedly, am not too fond of Indian cuisine. The explosion of flavor in every bite gets my palate dazed and confused. But the husband is a big fan and so, I want to try what he likes. There are a … Continue reading

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Enjoy Vietnam’s Coffee Capital By Visiting These 5 Da Lat Cafés

Photo by Chanh Duong on Unsplash Located high above the Lang Biang Plateau, Da Lat City is gifted with a chilly climate. This makes it a great place to both grow delicious coffee beans and enjoy a hot cup of the resulting beverage. … Continue reading

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Have you tried Be?

With the frequent evening rains in Saigon lately, it became increasingly difficult to hail a taxi or even Grab. With Uber out of the picture and the fact that the price of Grab becomes enormously expensive during rush hours and … Continue reading

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