Category Archives: Exploring Saigon

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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Vietnam wins over Qatar at AFC U-23 Championship

It was just your typical Tuesday afternoon at the office — everyone was busy working on deadlines — when a colleague on my left suddenly clapped loudly! Vietnam just made a goal, tying the match with Qatar to 1-1 in … Continue reading

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Smashing Day

Because it’s the start of the year, I make a long list of resolutions — at least in my mind. To make things simple and doable, I just promised myself I’d like to get back to some sport activities. Today, … Continue reading

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Christmas & New Year’s English Mass Schedule

Sharing with you this year’s English Mass schedule for Christmas and NY. If you need the full document with the map, please email hellosaigoncity@gmail.com. Have a meaningful Christmas everyone!

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Exploring Saigon

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 know and would … Continue reading

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Dragonfly Theatre & Soul Academy to mount the broadway sensation “Lend Me A Tenor” in November & December 2017

Dragonfly Theatre is kick-starting its 7th season with Ken Ludwig’s award-winning play “Lend Me A Tenor”, performed on the stage of Soul Music & Performing Arts Academy (SMPAA) in November & December 2017, marking the first milestones in its endeavor … Continue reading

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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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