Category Archives: Beyond Saigon

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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Streets of Hanoi

Warning: This post will be mainly photos as I really can’t choose from the lot what to post on our recent Hanoi trip. When we found out that there’s a long weekend over Labor Day and Liberation Day, it was … Continue reading

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5 Compelling Reasons to Visit Vietnam

Vietnam’s attractions should speak for themselves. It is a mesmerizing country, full of history and with its own story to tell. Diverse influences seen in its architecture, cuisine and philosophy alongside astoundingly beautiful scenery made for a captivating experience for … Continue reading

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More Reasons to Go Back to The Grand

Okay so The Grand started out as a casino destination in Vietnam. But with it being the closest weekend getaway from Ho Chi Minh City, it’s really the ideal place to escape to for families. But aside from swimming in … Continue reading

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