Archive for July, 2013

Or at least has a monopoly over a lot of products in Vietnam. Seriously, everywhere I look, it’s Vina____.

I asked my mom if Vina meant anything. She said no, it was probably just some huge corporation.

How else would mobile phones, milk, fruit products and taxi cabs be related? It’s like… No Name Brand XP Or a serious loophole in the branding system.


We’re staying at a hotel owned by my mom’s friend. If you’re ever in town, come drop by! It’s pretty close to the airport, and there are a bunch of restaurants nearby.

This is the hotel we're staying at

This is the hotel we’re staying at


Here’s a quick look inside:


And for a full tour:



In the morning, me, Xiu, and Phat went out to eat at a restaurant right beside the hotel:

Xiu, at the restaurant. It’s a pretty small place.

Typical Vietnamese dish

Bún riêu, a typical Vietnamese soup dish


The food was alright there. My mom and aunt had ditched us to go swimming, we were hungry and the location was convenient. But! I’ll introduce you to some better eat-out spots in later posts =)



Da Nang

Huh. It appears I can post pictures after all, albeit following some tedious uploading time. We’re staying at a hotel owned by mom’s friend. It’s right by a beach, but you can’t really go for a swim. There are some fishing boats, and the place smells kind of fishy (well, obviously). But the view is quite nice.

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