Category Archives: Beyond Saigon

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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Essential Oil Chronicles

I don’t want to flood Hello Saigon with oily posts as I feel this should be an entirely different topic. Maybe from time to time, I’d do some cross posting. Since I am still a newbie in exploring this wonderful … Continue reading

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Marawi Refugees Need Your Help

Last week was not a good week for my home country, the Philippines. Rebels hostaged the town of Marawi, a town in Lanao del Norte, Mindanao (south of Philippines) and honestly, I don’t understand the news anymore. But what I know … 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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Museo Orlina

While we were going around Tagaytay City, I spotted a sign to Museo Orlina which was just a few meters away from the entrance of the subdivision where we were staying. Needless to say, I convinced our group into going. 😛 … Continue reading

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Kenneth Cobonpue: A Brand On Its Own

In my former life, I used to write for a magazine. One time, I had the opportunity to interview world-renowned furniture maker, Kenneth Cobonpue but the article didn’t see the light of day. That was in 2007. Thought it would … Continue reading

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Halong Bay and Dau Go Cave (continued)

After we had lunch, took a million (not really) photos, oohed and aahed over every rock formation, we arrived at the boating area. Our tourist guide, Tony explained that the government has been trying to get the locals to stay … Continue reading

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