Tag archive for "Ho Chi Minh City"


Featured, Vietnam

Pho Lessons

15 Comments 09 February 2012

Before I left Vietnam I had a goal – I wanted to learn how to make Pho. I had eaten it a few times a week for a year while living in Ho Chi Minh City, and I never tired of it. The thought of eating boiling hot soup in humid 90 degrees somehow appealed […]

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

A Feast On The Table

10 Comments 24 November 2010

It’s Thanksgiving and that means Americans all over the world are giving thanks and stuffing their faces with turkey.  Every time Thanksgiving rolls around, I fondly reminisce about the time I was in Sydney Australia for Thanksgiving and was treated to an amazing turkey and stuffing feast.  Plus the strange and inexplicable dinner entertainment of […]

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Ho Chi Minh City, Travel Advice, Vietnam

What to expect in a Vietnamese Restaurant

31 Comments 16 June 2010

Going out to eat at a restaurant is easy, right? …not always. Often when you find yourself in other countries, even though there’s a waiter, a table, you are putting food in your mouth, and there’s a bill – there are many things that can be vastly different. As I lived in Vietnam there were […]

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Photo of the Week, Vietnam

Photo of the Week – Vietnam

6 Comments 28 May 2010

Hard Hat – Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam While on a cyclo ride in HCMC, I encountered this guy hanging out of a little motorized tuk tuk in HCMC.  I found his choice of helmet funny – a throw back from the war.  Granted, sometimes I felt like driving in Saigon was similar to going […]

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