Tag Archives: Vietnam

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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Gong Cha

Generally, I am not fond of milk teas but I’ve tried Gong Cha Matcha Red Bean Milk Tea and I was hooked. Gong Cha is located in several locations in Vietnam and they don’t have a delivery service on their … Continue reading

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Travel Mistakes when Traveling Locally in Vietnam

So Travel Oopsies asked me to share a travel mistake I’ve made and some of my pet peeves when traveling. This got me thinking of other mistakes that I may have made traveling locally in Vietnam. Not bringing our passports. … 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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