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Food and Drink

Bite Size Asia Vloggers in Vietnam

Thai and Vietnamese Vloggers Bite Size Asia are new vloggers in Vietnam. They are interesting in that one of...

Saigon Siblings (formerly Vietcetera Cafe)

Today, Saigon Siblings, formerly Vietcetera Cafe, had their rebranding celebration at their first coffee location. Saigon Siblings is run by a fellow...

Filthy Vegan – new Saigon vegan restaurant

Filthy Vegan, run by the same infamous owner of Bookworm's Coffee, just recently opened a new vegan restaurant near the corner of...

Technology News

Aber, Just as good as UberMoto?

I tired out Aber this week. With it's name, you would think they are trying to replace Uber in Saigon. It makes good marketing...

Subways in China Timeline

One of the frustrations returning to Saigon from Shanghai, China, was having to get used to a city with no subway. I just wish...

YouTube Ads in Vietnam

Lately YouTube has been placing ads on most of their video content inside Vietnam. They are like commercials anymore. I thought about using a...

Daily Life, News, and Culture

Zip Codes / Postal Codes for Saigon (HCMC)

Have you ever wondered which zip code/postal code to put for Saigon? It is a question that Vietnamese and Expats always ask...

Sand mining negative affects on Vietnam

National Geographic is one of the many publications taking a look at the negatives affect of sand...

The problem of Vietnamese worker suicides in Japan

Suicide has been a major national social issue as far back in the 1960s. Poor working conditions and strict studying regimes in...

Fitness - Crossfit, Weightlifting, & Powerlifting

More photos from Evo Strength and Fitness

Just posting more photos from Evo Strength and Fitness. A great gym for Olympic weightlifting and powerlifting. Evo is getting some Crossfit members as...

Well maintained bars at Evo Strength and Fitness (Saigon)

One of my pet peeves for gyms involves whether the bars are properly maintained or not. Sadly, with the huge popularity of...

New Powerlifting Gym in Saigon (Evo Strength Fitness)

Last week I had the chance to visit Evo Strength & Fitness, the newest powerlifting gym in Saigon that can also accommodate Olympic-style weightlifting....

Clean Technology

Indonesian forest fires creating haze in Saigon?

For those living in Saigon the last several years, it is becoming a norm to deal with rising air pollution as Autumn...

Water quality of Saigon rain

Saigon had a huge downpour today. For some odd reason I decided to see what the water quality of the rain was....

Would you switch to tap water in Saigon?

For those living in Saigon long-term, it is natural to have concerns over the quality of the drinking water in the city....

Saigon Bloggers, Vloggers, and Videos

Travel

Air Nok – Tan Son Nhat Airport (Saigon)

I have not flown on Air Nok but I really love their plane design. The duck bill on the Boeing 737s are...

Vietnamese traditional music at the Central Post Office in Saigon

Saw this performance yesterday at the Central Post Office in Saigon. Video below.

Saigon Night with the Bikers

Evening photos from the last offline meeting. Mostly 300cc Kawasaki bikes with one Z650 and one 500cc Royal Enfield bike.