As you an tell, it has been awhile since I updated this blog. I have a couple other blogs I was working on when I decided just integrate them into one. Originally they were going to be hosted on Ghost but I decided that I will instead run them on Prismic + NuxtJS. WordPress has been great but, sadly, they are not keeping up with times.Running full-stack LAMP/LEMP can be … [Read more...] about SaigonNezumi.com migrating to Prismic + NuxtJS
A couple months ago I started to use Chopp.vn to order some groceries that I needed that was hard to find at the local markets such as Family Mart or Vinmart. So far I have used them several times now. The service is good and a couple times they did call when an item was missing.With the extra fees, I found it was an equivalent of taking a taxi to Lotte Mart. Actually … [Read more...] about Online Groceries with Chopp.vn in Saigon
I tried out Aber this week. With it's name, you would think they are trying to replace Uber in Saigon. It makes good marketing sense. There are many disgruntled former UberMoto drivers out there. My first Aber driver also works for MaiLinh Bike, a shared motorbike company many UberMoto guys fled too.Aber still has very few cars and bikes so be prepared to wait a bit. The good … [Read more...] about Aber, Just as good as UberMoto?
One of the frustrations returning to Saigon from Shanghai, China, was having to get used to a city with no subway. I just wish that Vietnam could develop their subway system as fast as the subway system in China.See the chart below, it is amazingly how fast the subway system spread across the country. Someday a person will be able to enter a subway system in Shanghai and … [Read more...] about Subways in China Timeline
Lately YouTube has been placing ads on most of their video content inside Vietnam. They are like commercials anymore. I thought about using a VPN to avoid them. I never had these ads pop up in China or Kazakhstan. … [Read more...] about YouTube Ads in Vietnam