Bánh canh Ghẹ Muối Ớt Xanh, Ho Chi Minh Vietnam

18:20 02/11/2013  Everybody says, “If you want to experience the savory and cheapest food in Vietnam, eat where the locals go” Easier said than done, the real dilemma  is how to find them. Most of the address and street signs are written in Vietnamese script. If you ask directions, you’ll be lucky enough to bump a person who […]

Saigon Trip: Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica

16:05 02/11/2013 We still carried that heavy baggage of emotion while leaving the War Remnants Museum. Our new found local friends picked that up and abruptly changed that doleful moment with their upbeat demeanor. They knew how to smothered that melancholy we felt. After everyone was settled we follow their lead and hitched on their […]

Saigon Trip: War Remnants Museum

14:55 02/11/2013 Our swift introduction of Ho Chi Minh was executed after boarding bus 152 and roaming the famous Ben Thanh Market. Somehow it gave us the glimpse of the present Saigon and Vietnam in general. But something is missing and we knew that a historical Museum would fill that gap.    We’re so lucky […]

Temporary Abode: Nguyen Khang Hotel Ho Chi Minh Vietnam

13:24 02/11/2013 Looking at Google map  from/to, our accommodation was just approximately  one  kilometer or 15 minutes away from  Ben Thanh Market. Its proximity to this famous market gave us a nod to stride despite the unwelcoming tropical heat of Saigon. “Head straight towards Pham Ngu Lao turn left after the 3rd intersection then turn left on […]

Saigon Trip: Ben Thanh Market

11:22 02/11/2013 The 45 minutes journey with bus 152 undeniably gave us a good preface of Saigon. But it doesn’t just end there. Right after disembarking from the bus terminal, armed with overnight backpacks and incessant craving for Pho Bo. We bravely crossed  and took a refuge at the roundabout  where a hero in equestrian (Tran […]

Saigon Trip: Journey with Bus 152

10:30 02/11/2013 Various language echoed at the exit area of Tan Son Nhat International Airport. Audibly we heard  thick accent English speakers, bubbly European backpackers,  and feisty Vietnamese who tried to lure everyone’s attention. Noise coming from the touts, drivers for hotel transfers, family members of arriving guests and curious bystanders. We expect non will […]

Travel Snaps: Reunification Palace Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Travels Snaps: Features our best photos of iconic places that we visit during our previous travel. It’s a recollection of unforgettable snaps and story behind it.Reunification Palace or Independence Palace appellated after Saigon falls to the hands of North Vietnamese which signifies the end of Vietnam war. The beautiful facade camouflage it’s poignant past and spiteful history. This palace endure […]

2013 En Revue

Dynamic!  that came out from the tip of our tongue from last year’s roundup wish! We haven’t expect our 2013  turned out to be helluva a roller coaster ride. Started with grief on January, confined on Feb, escape by March, adjust on April, move on at May. enervate at June, liberated by July, joust with August […]