You must eat the Bap Xao (sautéed corn with shrimp and many other things that will make you fat) at Ho Con Rua. Only then can you call yourself a local. This is the place where students, brand new lovers, neighbouring families and street food … Continue reading The turtle lake in Saigon
I sometimes hear the distinctive sound of Chinooks in Singapore. That twin rotor sound, specially in this hot April, always reminds me of the last days of this month in Saigon of 1975.
Another sometimes hiding space in Saigon. This is Station 3A at 3 Ton Duc Thang street - once abandoned warehouses repurposed into cafes and shops selling stuff made by local designers. Always reminds me of the erstwhile Zone 9 of Hanoi (which in turn always … Continue reading Station 3A in Saigon
They say you come to Vietnam and you understand a lot in a few minutes. But the rest has got to be lived. And what better way to do this than by joining the barcamp in Saigon. This event brings together local technology and design … Continue reading Never a dull moment at Barcamp Saigon 5
Saigon is the city I head to whenever I want to get some stuff done. Most cafe and hotels offfer free wi-fi. the food is great and inexpensive, service is great and folks friendly and eager to make friends. Flights to Saigon are inexpensive (around … Continue reading Saigon, a good destination when you want to get away from your city and still get some work done