Monthly Archives: July 2010

For Italians Only, Mainly

you may have never guessed so but Italy is pretty much everywhere in Vietnam everyday life.. let me explain. – Piaggio VESPA is arguably considered the coolest bike over here and many people love it, old models included. Actually in … Continue reading

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Bière Larue, Depuis 1909

when having a look at drinks in a menu in Saigon you’ll always find Heineken, Tiger and San Miguel plus some local (or from close nations) beers (333, Saigon, Halida, Beerlao, Angkor, Larue..) well, despite of the price (always the … Continue reading

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London Reminiscence

a note i’ve written in my i-pod at Highlands coffee shop this evening “London reminiscence. Maybe because I’m in a coffee shop extremely similar to the ones I used to go when in London. Maybe because Mr. Shuffle Mode (I … Continue reading

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White Ink Love

Wherever you may go, some things will simply be the same..

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Cà Phê Sữa Đá

known all over the world as “Vietnamese iced coffee”, “cà phê sữa đá“ should mean “best iced coffee you’ll ever get to taste” even if literally it only means “iced coffee with milk”. yes, life is unfair.. ingredients: – Vietnamese … Continue reading

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4.50 am

4.50 am I got woken up by live music downstairs. a (lonely) guitar. an electric one. a clean sound with a bit of overdrive. no voice, drums, or bass.. at 4.50 am only an electric guitar was playing, in the … Continue reading

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Life In The Streets

few days ago I was reading another expat’s blog. He listed as one of the things he liked the most about Saigon “life in the street”. Yes, I totally agree with him. Nothing is empty here, everything is lively, every … Continue reading

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