Category Archives: Vietnam

Temperature Inversion Pollution in Saigon

This morning Saigon suffered yet another bad airmorning with the AQI (air quality indicator) at 162 (50 AQI and below is healthy). With cooler weather, the air pollution in Saigon tends to get worse in the morning due to temperature inversions. What is Temperature Inversion? Temperature inversion is when the surface air temperature is cooler […]

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Well maintained bars at Evo Strength and Fitness (Saigon)

One of my pet peeves for gyms involves whether the bars are properly maintained or not. Sadly, with the huge popularity of CrossFit gyms around the world, most of the bars of the gyms I visited are not maintained. A well maintained bar show that the gym owners actually care for their equipment which, in […]

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Children of Japanese Soldiers and Vietnamese Wives

Chasing the Father’s Shadow: Vietnamese Children of Japanese Soldiers

This was an interesting documentary by NHK World that looked at the children of Japanese soldiers and their Vietnamese wives. A friend sent me the link when I mentioned to him about attending a Japanese party here in Saigon there roughly 14 of the children were all half Japanese and half Vietnamese. This topic has […]

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