Category: vietnam

What You Could Get in Ho Chi Minh City for $10 – Vietnamese Coffee and So Much More!

Merry Christmas, everyone!

How has everyone been on this holiday season?! How many people in the family that annoy me this time? 😛

Anyway, this Christmas marks the second year since I spent Christmas in Vietnam 2 years ago. I spent Christmas eve in the capital city Hanoi, but I had some memorable things in HCMC. From a sudden date in Saigon to randomly met a fellow cat lady at Chatime. So random, but damn I’ve made some long last friendship now that we still like each other’s post on Facebook! 😛

This is why I was super excited when I got connected to Jackie and Justin from Life of Doing. Especially when they told me they would like to cover HCMC or Saigon for this $10 series. And it’s such a sweet coincidence now that I get to schedule it to publish it a day after Christmas. Happy Boxing Day, everyone! 😀

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How To Travel Smart in ASEAN Countries

As you know, it’s pretty rare to find me writing a post with such a short title like this, but here I am. This time, I want to share some tips about how to travel smart in ASEAN countries because, who’s a better person to tell you if not me, someone who’s a part of the tribes?

And for those who are not familiar with ASEAN, then let me tell you a piece of my knowledge. ASEAN stands for the Association of South East Asian Nation, an intergovernmental organization in this part of the world. And no matter how our people say otherwise, we’re pretty much similar from one and another.

I mean, if we’re so different, then why the heck people looked at me as if I was a trashy Filipino who could barely speak Tagalog in Manila?

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9 Ideas When You Don’t Know What To Do in Vietnam

Xin Chao, everyone!

It’s November already, and the next thing you know you’ll get yourself busy picking presents for your beloved ones while serenading Christmas songs. Two years ago, this time of the year I was busy preparing myself for the trip that I had been waiting for my whole life: a 2-week trip to Vietnam.

In case you didn’t know, back in my flying day when I was based in Saudi Arabia, I was so tired of people trying to get friendly with me when it comes to nationality so I had to pretend that I was Vietnamese just to avoid the small talks. And for exactly the same reason, I just had to go there so I did. 😀

Fast forward to today, I heard VietJet Air will start their CGK-SGN route starting this December so besides the fact that I really want to go back there, I also want to share my two cents for those of you who are planning to go to Vietnam yet you don’t know what to do.

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