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Hello Saigon turns 7

It’s been hectic especially now that we’re moving towards the Christmas holiday. But have to take time to mark today as this blog turns 7. In 7 years, how has Saigon changed through my eyes? Influx of Western fast food … 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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Movie: Finally Find Someone

Last night, I found myself amidst the throng of people queuing to watch the tandem of John Lloyd Cruz and Sarah Geronimo at Bitexco. It’s not usual to watch a Filipino film on the big screen here in Vietnam, so … Continue reading

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Breakfast at Eden Coffee House

I’ve been thinking about featuring different coffee shops in Phu My Hung — at least near my place. Aside from the abundance of Korean restaurants in PMH (with it becoming more known as K-Town), there is a coffee shop on … 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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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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Marawi Refugees Need Your Help

Last week was not a good week for my home country, the Philippines. Rebels hostaged the town of Marawi, a town in Lanao del Norte, Mindanao (south of Philippines) and honestly, I don’t understand the news anymore. But what I know … Continue reading

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