Category Archives: Exploring Saigon

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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Pasalubong

Pasalubong is a Filipino term which means “gift” – specifically for someone you’re coming home to. When I was younger, my dad or mom would always have something for me and my siblings when they get home from work. My … Continue reading

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Notre Dame Cathedral Renovations

Last week, I saw a group of workers putting this up around the Notre Dame Cathedral. Today, I saw that they’re done with the Cong Xa Paris side. Definitely an eyesore. And it wasn’t until I talked to chi looking after … Continue reading

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Saigon River Morning Cruise

Last Sunday, we celebrated the 1st day of our 9th year here in Saigon. What started out as a 3-year assignment became much more than we ever dreamed of. So bright and early on Sunday, we headed to Tan Cang … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Architectural Brilliance in Saigon

by Jason Mueller, Guest Post Saigon is a beautiful conglomeration of different architectural styles and it’s a great place to witness some truly awe-inspiring buildings that still stand today. Some of the designs are not only worthy of the most … Continue reading

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Exploring EOs: Homemade Lip Balms

In my attempt to make the most out of my essential oils and after receiving my friend, Ging’s homemade lip balm, I thought to myself, I can make one too. It was easier said than done because I am not … Continue reading

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Travel Mistakes when Traveling Locally in Vietnam

So Travel Oopsies asked me to share a travel mistake I’ve made and some of my pet peeves when traveling. This got me thinking of other mistakes that I may have made traveling locally in Vietnam. Not bringing our passports. … Continue reading

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