Tag Archives: Ho Chi Minh City

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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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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Snow Town Saigon

It’s that time of the year again when you have scorching days and rainy evenings.  Our electricity climbed almost 50% more this summer. With the kids on summer break, it has been hard keeping them entertained and so we decided … Continue reading

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Importing Young Living EO

I’ve been reading up on the benefits of essential oils for about a year already and have been checking out local oils in the Vietnam market (read: malls). A few of my friends back in the PH and US have … Continue reading

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Ava’s Closet Moving Sale

I rarely go past Ben Thanh Market when going to work in the mornings but today I did, and saw that the roundabout along Le Loi is now closed off for the train construction. General Tran Nguyen Han has been … Continue reading

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Seen in Saigon (Week 3)

So this week in Seen in Saigon —- Tangled Pokemon Trainer shirt — I don’t normally play apps on my phone but by far, Pokemon Go is the longest game I’ve been playing since Mortal Kombat on PC. 😛 Photographs … Continue reading

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Made by Mun

So I have been trying to find a jewelry maker for the longest time when I chanced on Made by Mun. I wanted to have a sterling silver pendant with the number 100 on it. So as a “test” on Mun’s … Continue reading

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