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Monthly Archives: February 2012


Transfer of Wealth To Asia and Bitcoin

One of my friends in the US plans to move to Vietnam in about a year and actively promote Bitcoin, an online currency growing in popularity each year.  I actually have an account with 1 Bitcoin and am still learning the ropes of using this type of currency.  I was surprised at the many thing you can buy with Bitcoins including even trading them for money.  Here is an article about Bitcoins could transfer the wealth from the US to Asia via Bitcoins technology. (more…)

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Traffic Jam in Saigon

Rush Hour Traffic

I sometimes wonder why I always arrange my Japanese class around 6pm. I always get nailed with a traffic jam in District 1. When you have enough time to take out your phone and take a couple pictures, (more…)

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The Tibetan Coffee Shop - Saigon, Vietnam

The Tibetan Coffee Shop – A Quiet Coffee shop

Thanks to Pratik, I found a good replacement coffee shop for Java Cafe that is near where I live in Saigon.  The Tibetan Coffee Shop, located on 28/11A Ton That Tung Street in District 1, is now one of my favorite coffee shops.  It is located in an alleyway not far from Pham Ngu Lao and is one of the few quiet coffee shops I have ever found in the city. (more…)

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