Category Archives: Beyond Saigon

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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Bukchon Hanok Village

I’ve always been fascinated with traditional Korean houses called Hanok. I love wood so it’s amazing for me to see the harmonious combination of wood and brick in creating such a fascinating structure. I feel for the residents in Bukchon … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossoms at Yeouido Park

My first trip in two years was South Korea. It was unexpected and it made the trip more meaningful. I was lucky enough to have gotten back to work after a furlough of about 10 months. And as soon as … Continue reading

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Philippines, Vietnam, and the Universe

It’s been a while since I last posted (obviously) and even missed my blog anniversary! Hello Saigon turned 8 in November and yup, this blog is still alive. It’s just that there are things I want to write about but … Continue reading

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Homestay at Dalat

For our latest stay in Dalat, we decided to again book through Airbnb. We had a good experience with Cozy House a couple of years ago and wanted to stay there again but it was already fully booked for the … Continue reading

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Where to eat on the way to Dalat?

We ended 2017 with a road trip to Dalat to celebrate the start of the year 2018. Kinda weird writing that sentence. So anyhoo, it’s not our first trip to Dalat but we’ve always been clueless as to where we … 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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