Last month the new Vietnam Airlines Boeing 787 made news with its spectacular takeoff. Now Airbus has made a new video showing the construction process of building Vietnam Airline’s first Airbus A350. Vietnam Airlines is quite popular in the media these days.
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Sometimes cable channels get their programming blocked when they air shows a bit controversial to the local Vietnamese authorities. The Discovery Channel was blocked for one hour a couple days ago. No worries, most people will just view the show on YouTube or download a torrent. Posted from WordPress for Android
My friend, Lee, introduced me to a great restaurant with some awesome greasy burgers. It is run by Vietnamese who lived in Europe and learned how to make “real” hamburgers. I had two great lamb burgers with french fries. They are that good. During the entire meal, my burger constantly dripped on my plate. I needed two white towels to get most of the grease off.
Guys, this is by far one of the best hamburger places in Saigon at this time. Prices are real great. They also offer traditional Vietnamese beefsteak as well.
I will do a thorough review my next visit there. In the meantime, check out the menu below: (more…)
A new halal restaurant, Ali Baba Restaurant, is opening up near the Tan Son Nhat Airport offering halal doner kebabs. It will open tomorrow, February 22nd. Opening deals include the following: 50% discount on the opening day 30% discount every Friday 20% discount for every student and taxi driver See below for the full menu […]
Cockfighting is illegal in Vietnam but you seem them all the time. There are at least 1 cockfight near my current alleyway each day now, or so it seems. They are not as violent as the ones you see in other parts of the world but both fighting roosters are still trying to kill each […]
All western programs and news channels in Vietnam are required to have Vietnamese subtitles now. This makes it interesting to watch my favorite movies now. It also helps me build my Vietnamese vocabulary up as well. The downside, some news channel may be pulled from the cable lineup here since it will be nearly impossible […]