Archive | February 3, 2012

A Different Way to Eat – 44 of 365

Just when I thought I had been doing a fairly decent job of staying mostly off the tourist trail here in Saigon, I met Kevin who keeps a website at to assist halal travelers find appropriate dining choices in Southeast Asia.  He took me on my latest food adventure where I crossed paths with […]

Frogs Part II – 43 of 365

“It’s never the same place twice.”  Isn’t that line from some Marshalls ad campaign back home?  This random tagline popped into my head as I wandered through the everchanging Binh Thanh district on my way downtown.   I think Vietnamese streets have the monopoly on things never being the same place twice.  Sorry Marshalls.   A merry go round of entrepreneurs cram their […]