One of my favorite dishes at Baba's Kitchen is the Northern Thali. According to Baba's Kitchen's menu, a thali is: "...is a complete meal with curries, vegetables, rice ,bread, and dessert. We offer North and South Indian thalis, with vegetarian and chicken options. Northern dishes are creamy and mild, while Southern dishes are more spicy." Since I tend to prefer less … [Read more...] about Northern Thali at Baba’s Kitchen (Saigon)
Have you ever wondered which zip code/postal code to put for Saigon? It is a question that Vietnamese and Expats always ask about. No worries, inXpress360 did a great job listing the zip codes / postal codes for Ho Chi Minh City. Visit -> https://inxpress360.com/ma-buu-dien-tp-ho-chi-minh/ … [Read more...] about Zip Codes / Postal Codes for Saigon (HCMC)
For those living in Saigon long-term, it is natural to have concerns over the quality of the drinking water in the city. When I first arrived to Saigon in 2004, you dared not drink from the tap water. Everyone always ordered bottled water. Some 15 years later, the tap water has significantly improved. Yet, most people, such as myself, will be a bit weary to drink from the … [Read more...] about Would you switch to tap water in Saigon?
When I am riding to Long An Province, this traffic circle in District 6 always makes me nervous. It is very congested and shared by motorbikes, cars and buses alike. Luckily I have not had an accident here yet but on this day, I watched as a woman on her motorbike literally go right into the motorbike of two guys. Luckily nobody was hurt and she left after with some help from a … [Read more...] about Accident in District 6
Last week I had the chance to visit Evo Strength & Fitness, the newest powerlifting gym in Saigon that can also accommodate Olympic-style weightlifting. The gym is located in District 7 at the Luxcity Apartments. Daniel Frazier, the owner of Evo Strength & Fitness, is an avid powerlifter who decided that he wanted to have his own gym. He gets to live his dream in … [Read more...] about New Powerlifting Gym in Saigon (Evo Strength Fitness)