Tag Archives: Dong Khoi St.

Where to have your watch battery changed?

For maybe 3 months now, I’ve been going to work with my battery-dead watches. I thought to myself that I’d find a watchmaker in District 1 near work. I wasn’t too worried coz I still have watches that I can … Continue reading

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Food Trip: Caffe Bene

Yet again, another coffee shop in Saigon, Caffe Bene.  I didn’t know it is the largest coffeehouse chain in South Korea. When they were building this cafe, I was rolling my eyes. There’s a couple of Trung Nguyen and one … Continue reading

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In Search of an Ao Dai

A few weeks ago, I had a major problem. I had to find an ao dai for an office event. And after finding an ao dai, I had to fit into it. How can I, a Pinay with fat genes can … Continue reading

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Lucky Plaza is Back

Well, it has been back for a couple of months I think but have only gotten to visit the place last week. I was checking my old post on Shopping in Saigon, and I realized that Lucky Plaza isn’t back … Continue reading

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Constant Change

“We’re on the road. We move from place to place. And often times when I’m about to call it home, we have to move along.  Life is a constant change. Oh no…” – Jose Mari Chan, Constant Change We officially … Continue reading

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12 Days to Go!

Finally saw workmen starting to prepare the metal trusses for the holiday decors! Excited much? I just miss seeing signs of festivities and for Saigon, the main roads such as Le Loi, Nguyen Hue and Dong Khoi are usually spruced … Continue reading

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Shopping Like a Tourist

I set out at lunch today to buy a friend a gift for her birthday but ended up buying a few stuff for myself that are quite touristy for a resident in Saigon. But since our living here is just … Continue reading

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