Monthly Archives: February 2014

Valentine’s Day 2014

Only 2 weeks in the country, but I found a nice option for a romantic dinner close to us @ Daluva. The first course we had to change as Ritsu cannot stomach oysters, but everything we had was very nice, … Continue reading

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Waiting for the bus .. in the lobby

A bit surreal for me. The first time I heard about ‘serviced apartments’ I still lived in NYC and those complexes were for me luxury hotel for highly paid CEOs who use them as swanky bachelor pads when out on … Continue reading

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So, there IS church noise in Vietnam!

But it sounds very different, AND it is at a civilized time … AND not on EVERY street corner. It took me a while, but I knew I had heard that chant before. In Nepal .. It is the Om … Continue reading

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First day at new school

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Ethiopia is still screwing with us …

I have been emailing our moving company pretty much every day asking what is going on. We were aware that one final paper needed to be added to the collection of papers and then submitted to customs for them to … Continue reading

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Xuân Diệu, Tây Hồ, Hà Nội

Some video impressions of our new neighborhood

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This just in: the hair is off!!!

I think he finally got tired of being confused as a girl (Me too, I got stinky eyes in Frankfurt airport once from a cleaning guy, why I bring my daughter into the men’s room, and just recently a lady … Continue reading

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The 9 year old in his natural habitat

Feast your eyes on this great view that we have from our 15th floor serviced apartment (which is our temporary shelter for 4 weeks)

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The long way to Vietnam, Part 2

Bright and early (and on time) we arrive in Bangkok. I am happy to report that I have slept at least 3h, which is very uncommon for me, but better leg room and a ‘mattress’ for BC seats, something I … Continue reading

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We are on the way …

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The long way to Vietnam, Part 1

After leaving our nice hotel and using their friendly shuttle service, getting checked in at Bole airport was not as bad as we had feared (some people said that because of the AU summit, security will be super crazy and … Continue reading

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