Category Archives: Exploring Saigon

Have you tried Be?

With the frequent evening rains in Saigon lately, it became increasingly difficult to hail a taxi or even Grab. With Uber out of the picture and the fact that the price of Grab becomes enormously expensive during rush hours and … Continue reading

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Looking for WiFi rental?

In 2018, the whole family was homebound and we didn’t get to travel at all. However, come 2019, we needed to update our visa so we decided to go for a quick getaway to Hongkong. It was back in 2009 … Continue reading

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Different Strokes for Different Folks

I never really imagined living in Vietnam. I think I’ve related this story before that when my Dad in the late 90s visited Ho Chi Minh City and came home, he didn’t have a lot to say about his trip. … Continue reading

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Get Lost in Saigon

Photo by Peter Nguyen on Unsplash So this morning as the car I was on passed by the Tourist Information Center by the river, I thought to myself what it would be like to work in that center. How much information should they … Continue reading

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Chúc mừng năm mới!

While our neighborhood was practically a ghost town on Tet Eve, people were flocking to District 1 to visit the Flower Street along Nguyen Hue and wait for the fireworks display. Last year, there were no fireworks display so people … Continue reading

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Vietnam’s thrilling and informative motorbike tours

Vietnam’s rich ancient history, as well as its beautiful landscape and local culture draw individuals year after year to visit this picturesque country. Whether you are an avid thrill seeker, or just looking to glean a more intimate understanding of … Continue reading

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Shoutout to Simrans!

They say — “Life begins at…” WHATEVER. Well I thought to myself, it’s better to enjoy my birthday with this unicorn-themed cake now than when I hit 60. What do I know? Is anybody really too old for unicorns and … Continue reading

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