Monthly Archives: March 2014

I got a little bit of sunshine

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Chả Cá & Egg Coffee with Lan

Got a spontaneous invite to meet my friend Lan for lunch and she took me to a typical Chả Cá (grilled fish) place in the Old Quarter. There is no menu, there is only one item (grilled fish) which comes … Continue reading

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Pasta @ Il Faro del Mediterraneo

Last night we explored a new-ish Italian restaurant in our area: Il Faro del Mediterraneo. After being spoiled by rather ‘cheap’ food, we found the prices a bit on the higher side (i.e. my duck pasta was 12$) and thus … Continue reading

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Mama is back

… first order of business: bring her to the park and show her the dogs!

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Breakfast of the champions

And this was last night’s “TV snack of the champions” (Yep, this is chopped salad without dressing. He munches that like popcorn)

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Neighborhood friends

One thing I really missed in Ethiopia was Julius having friends close by. From my childhood I remember having a bunch of kids in the neighborhood and ‘playdates’ were not invented yet, you just ran into the kids or rang … Continue reading

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Can you spot Julius?

Yes, his camouflage orange is giving him away …

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Dog lover

Julius has been asking / suggesting from time to time that we should have a dog (I think every kid wants a dog at some point), but we have a very clear ‘no’ / ‘never’ on that, and he accepts … Continue reading

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Tuesday

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Royal City Mall

For today’s rainy weather day entertainment, I took Julius to Royal City Mall. Since I have never been there and roads were all wet, I opted for taxi instead of bike, which turned out to be a wise decision. Monday … Continue reading

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First McDonald-esque experience in Ha Noi

Despite pretty nasty weather, I put Julius on the back of my bike and ferried him over to Lotteria, a Korean fast food chain which is one of the closest things we have here to McDonald’s (there is an actual … Continue reading

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The rain has stopped, but ….

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More on neighborhood shops

This time a bit of ‘what’s in there’ …

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Saturday’s food outings

This month is is very rare that Ritsu is home (she just got back from a company retreat inside the country and is leaving again for Bangkok early tomorrow) so we enjoyed going out with mama. First we tried a … Continue reading

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Finally got around to finish up all long delayed blog updates … enjoy.

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