Category Archive: Saigon Sightseeing

Feeding Your Appetite for Art

For a visiting tourist or a newbie expat like myself, uncovering this city’s art scene and feeling like you have a comprehensive, thorough knowledge of its context and history is a bit of… Continue reading

The Café Culture of Ho Chi Minh City

At first glance, Ho Chi Minh City may appear to be a bustling, urban jungle of motorbikes and traffic. A intricate web of alleys, narrow buildings and the increasing additions of new tall… Continue reading

Ho Ho Ho Ho Chi Minh City

I know I know, it’s after Christmas but this was written before and I fell behind on my posting. And this event was too good not to share. Merry Belated Christmas? For those… Continue reading


I have found the yoga holy grail. After trying out a few yoga spots in the city, I found a match. Yoga Livingon Pasteur street has been keeping me busy during my free… Continue reading

Life with the Locals

I get antsy quite easily. This isn’t a recent vietnam development either. Even back at home, my friends would wonder what I was always doing or why I was busy when I shouldn’t… Continue reading

A Runner’s Greek Life

Sunday afternoon, after a morning of teaching little 6 year olds, I mustarded up enough energy to make it to my first Saigon Hash Harriers run. I found out about this running club… Continue reading

Addressing the Elephant in the Room…

 ….An American in Vietnam. In the past, I was the enemy. And now, I am the tourist. Before leaving for this trip, telling people I was moving abroad to Vietnam received some skeptical… Continue reading