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The 'POST' post office

Saigon Central Post Office

I asked my sister to mail me some stuff from the U.S recently….some white undershirts, a couple of pairs of shoes, 6 books and some various knick knacks that I needed.  The United States Postal Service (USPS)  has fixed price priority mail boxes that costs a little more than […]

Road Rage in Vietnam

Knife Victim in Saigon

Last Friday there was a road rage incident on Cong Quynh street in Saigon.  Three friends (on 2 motorbikes) were  returning home from a night of drinking when they got into a close call with a couple of other guys on another motorbike…..an argument ensued and one of the 3 friends […]

Adapting to Life in Vietnam

Life on the Mekong

I get asked every now and then how hard it was for me to adapt to living in Vietnam.  Personally, I think I had it much easier than most expatriates.  I speak the language and I have relatives in Saigon who were more than happy to help me with any issues […]