For those living in Saigon the last several years, it is becoming a norm to deal with rising air pollution as Autumn arrives. This year, in particular, the levels of PM 2.5 have risen significantly with a thick haze that covers the city all day. This haze started to show up last Friday in Saigon. With the haze came higher levels of PM 2.5. Normally with a rise in PM 2.5, … [Read more...] about Indonesian forest fires creating haze in Saigon?
Today, Saigon Siblings, formerly Vietcetera Cafe, had their rebranding celebration at their first coffee location. Saigon Siblings is run by a fellow University of Washington Alumni, Tam (tamkaizen), also a native of Seattle. Tam has a passion for boutique coffee shops and hotels. Just like the former branding, Saigon Siblings will still operate as a coffee shop and boutique … [Read more...] about Saigon Siblings (formerly Vietcetera Cafe)
Filthy Vegan, run by the same infamous owner of Bookworm's Coffee, just recently opened a new vegan restaurant near the corner of De Tham and Co Bac in District 1 (just a short walk from the Backpacker Area) at 86 Co Bac, District 1. It is located in a very convenient area where the new "Pham Ngu Lao" has been shifting to. One big difference from Bookworm's Coffee is that … [Read more...] about Filthy Vegan – new Saigon vegan restaurant
I finally updated my Bloggers list for Vietnam today. It had been nearly 6 years since I made changed to this page at SaigonNezumi. What surprised me was back in 2013, I actually removed many inactive blogs from this page. With today's update, over 30 blogs were removed since they were no longer active. It shows how vlogs and other social media has taken over blogs in Vietnam … [Read more...] about Vietnam Bloggers and Vloggers list updated
Today's post will look at three Saigon vloggers that are currently active in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) that I watch. Joyce Le Joyce Le is a Singaporean Expat that resides in Saigon. Her vlog focuses on her life in Saigon that includes her daily routines to visiting various restaurants and coffee shops. She also speaks Vietnamese adding English subtitles to her vlogs. Her … [Read more...] about Saigon Vloggers