Category Archives: Saigon Photos

CrossFit Thao Dien

Saigon’s CrossFit box – CrossFit Thao Dien

Since I started working outside in 2013, I got to see the development of CrossFit firsthand. In Kazakhstan, I was a member of Reactor CrossFit and CrossFit Bruteforce in Almaty. Both boxes gave me a perspective of CrossFit that I never saw before. It was nice to see members doing the same Olympic Weightlifting lifts […]

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Baklava at Berru Turkish Restaurant

Authentic Turkish Food at Berru Turkish Restaurant

Last week I visited the Berru Turkish Restaurant in District 7. It is hard to believe that it has been over two years since I last visited Berru. Mr. Cem, the owner, is a former colleague of mine from our days at the Horizon Bilingual International School. He was the head chef there.   When […]

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Pelmeni at CCCP Saigon

CCCP Saigon – Russian restaurant with grechka

Four the last four years, one of my main staples for dinner was grechka, buckwheat barley. It was an inexpensive protein easily bought in Kazakhstan and China. When I moved back to Saigon, Vietnam, a month ago, it never crossed my mind to bring some grechka with me from Shanghai. And yes, I really missed […]

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