Tag Archives: Saigon

Saigon Centre + Takashimaya

Before Saigon Centre’s reopening this year, I’ve only visited it twice (in 7 years). But looks like I’d be visiting it more often now with it’s new and improved shopping experience. It felt like going to Shangri-la in Manila. I liked … Continue reading

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Himalayan Salt Lamp

One of my groups was discussing about Himalayan Salt Lamps. Sure, I’ve hear about ’em. But do they work? Wasn’t quite too sure. And not sure about the pricing in Vietnam as well. With “Himalayan” attached to the product, it … Continue reading

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5 Compelling Reasons to Visit Vietnam

Vietnam’s attractions should speak for themselves. It is a mesmerizing country, full of history and with its own story to tell. Diverse influences seen in its architecture, cuisine and philosophy alongside astoundingly beautiful scenery made for a captivating experience for … Continue reading

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Win Tickets to Dragonfly Theatre’s George’s Marvellous Medicine

Dragonfly Theatre is excited to announce their next production, the Roald Dahl classic, “George’s Marvellous Medicine”. George’s nasty old grandma needs teaching a lesson, and he decides the best remedy is a special home-made medicine. What happens to Grandma next is … Continue reading

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Polar Expo 2016

The Saigon heat has been unforgiving lately and I could hear our aircon at home complaining that it’s getting overworked this summer. To escape the heat, we decided to check out the Polar Expo 2016 happening just outside Vietopia. Again, … Continue reading

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Cupcakes by The Cake Factory

We’ve been loyal customers of The Cake Factory. And for Rafa’s 4th birthday, Rafa requested to have a Mario-themed cupcakes. Am happy that he loves Mario Brothers. I love this game too! And am glad that The Cake Factory was … Continue reading

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Food Trip: Saigon Kitchen

I have heard stunning reviews of the newly opened Hotel Des Artes in District 1. In fact, our office even held an event there most recently. But it was only yesterday that I was able to try Hotel Des Artes’ … Continue reading

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Le Crespo Pizza opens in Phu My Hung

I first tried Le Crespo in District 1 in November last year. I have missed Le Crespo’s Prosciutto Burrata! And boy am I glad they opened their second restaurant in Phu My Hung! Co-owner, Ofelia was at the front welcoming … Continue reading

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Have you visited the new Mint & Paul?

One of my favorite restaurants, Mint and Paul, in Phu My Hung moved to a new location. Well yeah, it’s just right across the street. The space is much bigger and can accommodate more. But sometimes, I miss the old … Continue reading

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Liberty Central Saigon Riverside Hotel

For the new year, the financier a.k.a. the husband, decided to book a room at the Liberty Central Saigon Riverside Hotel along Ton Duc Thang. This hotel has been in operation for maybe over a year. In the Philippines, we … Continue reading

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