Tag Archives: ho chi minh city

Nice To Meet You Phillips

this man in his 60s sat on the chair in front of me in this coffee shop from where i’m writing right now. He stayed for some 15 minutes. He left 2 minutes ago. we got to talk. He is … Continue reading

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Houses in Vietnam

houses in Vietnam have a quite peculiar shape. the front, which faces the street, is only some few metres long while the length of the house is long usually 4 or 5 times the entrance.. floors are many.. why? in … Continue reading

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Điện Biên Phủ Park

no matter how much the air is polluted in this city, this park is like a little island in the sea.. fresh air, city center

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Acoustic

‘Acoustic’ is the name of live music venue in the city. a nice place, different from hard rock cafè live style. there was this rock band (the Coconuts) playing for different singers, among whom there were 2 peculiar ones. A … Continue reading

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The Feeling of Being a Foreigner in a Foreign Country

When asked by people why I keep travelling , or better, why I keep living abroad, my answer is usually this one “I love the feeling of being a foreigner in a foreigner country” and that is one of the … Continue reading

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Wires of Vietnam United

In Vietnam, or at least in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, it seems that old and broken wires are never replaced and taken down. New ones are added, but old and broken ones stay there too. The result is … Continue reading

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Police! Police!

yesterday I got stopped by the police for the very first time in Vietnam.. why? well, I was a bit in a hurry so I turned left on a crossroads in even thou there was a huge sign with a … Continue reading

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