There was a bit of a struggle getting up that morning. We slept close to midnight the night before after a 13-hour bus ride from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap and dinner at Pub Street. I was tired and could have slept until noon. But after 1 snooze, I get up at 4:25 AM… Read More Sunrise
A few steps away from the Cathedral is the Saigon Post Office. Its inside more beautiful than its facade. The heat has made me exhausted and I have become cranky. Thankfully, the shade of the post office calms me down. It is a busy place. With so many people moving around to hop from one… Read More Busy Saigon
We hailed a taxi (VND 70k) to go to the Saigon Post Office but ended up going down somewhere near the Saigon City Hall. The heat was intense and unpleasant. Sadly, we found ourselves saying we do not like Vietnam. It felt too much like home. We reached the City Hall and we looked it… Read More Touring Saigon
We woke up earlier than how we usually do during vacations – 9:30 AM. Haha it’s still pretty late, I know. But a good start compared to our 12:00 PM rise and shine in Tokyo. Today’s brunch place was last night’s late dinner place. Thinking this will be Part 1/2 of our first meal of… Read More Good morning, Saigon!
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Hi, my name is Gemma and I just turned 28 two weeks ago. I’m writing this in bed. It’s a rainy Monday morning in Manila, zero-visibility when I look out my window. I’m propped against my pillows, I’m under my blanket, and I just finished brunch. Most people my age are probably in their place… Read More What I’m good at vs what I believe in – thoughts of a 28 y.o. ex-IT yuppy in bed on a rainy Monday morning
Come with an appetite! This is my one piece of advice to anyone who’s planning to eat at Fat Daddy’s Smokehouse. You’ll most likely be going home with a satisfied smile and some additional happy pounds on you. Drop the guilt and enjoy! 🙂 I was invited to try out Fat Daddy’s about a week… Read More Fat Daddy’s Smokehouse: Serving the hungriest of UP Town Center