Tag Archives: HCMC

AQBlue PM 2.5 mask

PM 2.5 masks I wear in Saigon (HCMC), Vietnam

I decided to do a post on all of the different PM 2.5 masks that I wear/wore in Saigon the past year. There are a large number of PM 2.5 masks available in both Saigon and Hanoi. Sadly, many are not real PM 2.5 masks nor do they meet N95 or N99 standards. I first […]

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PPM for LaVie

Testing water quality in Saigon (HCMC), Vietnam

Update: You can purchase a TDS water quality meter at Lazada. Last week I checked the water quality again in my apartment building. I have done it once in the past, this time wanted to look at bottled water as well. I used a portable TDS, total dissolved solids, water test that I purchased from […]

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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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