Author Archives: Lyra

Hello Saigon turns 7

It’s been hectic especially now that we’re moving towards the Christmas holiday. But have to take time to mark today as this blog turns 7. In 7 years, how has Saigon changed through my eyes? Influx of Western fast food … Continue reading

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Dragonfly Theatre & Soul Academy to mount the broadway sensation “Lend Me A Tenor” in November & December 2017

Dragonfly Theatre is kick-starting its 7th season with Ken Ludwig’s award-winning play “Lend Me A Tenor”, performed on the stage of Soul Music & Performing Arts Academy (SMPAA) in November & December 2017, marking the first milestones in its endeavor … Continue reading

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Hello, Penang!

I know it’s been awhile since I have last updated Hello Saigon and am re-starting with a post about a recent trip to Penang, Malaysia. Also, since we’re entering Hello Saigon’s birth month of November, am lining up some activities … Continue reading

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Movie: Finally Find Someone

Last night, I found myself amidst the throng of people queuing to watch the tandem of John Lloyd Cruz and Sarah Geronimo at Bitexco. It’s not usual to watch a Filipino film on the big screen here in Vietnam, so … Continue reading

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Crafts Haven: Dai Quang Minh

I know I have these bursts of creativity and this month, I’ve been interested in aromatherapy bracelets. I didn’t know that beads for bracelets are expensive until I’ve started making them myself. LOL. So yesterday, after much research online — … Continue reading

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Aromatherapy Bracelets

Cross-posting this from my other project in Oilbularyo. Last Thursday, I checked the web on lava beads supplier in Ho Chi Minh City. Honestly, it’s not so easy finding stuff in Vietnam especially if you don’t know the Vietnamese equivalent. … Continue reading

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Breakfast at Eden Coffee House

I’ve been thinking about featuring different coffee shops in Phu My Hung — at least near my place. Aside from the abundance of Korean restaurants in PMH (with it becoming more known as K-Town), there is a coffee shop on … Continue reading

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