Monthly Archives: April 2016

Sunset / Night Market / Tacos !

After some pool time at the hotel, we headed out again for Hoi An’s ever popular Old Town, which was crazy crowded (it’s a holiday today) and when we crossed that river bridge, we were just in time for a … Continue reading

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First order of business

One could say ‘You only came back to Hoi An for madame Phuong’s Banh My’ .. and that ‘one’ would not be totally wrong 😉 I have been dreaming about those wonderful pork sandwiches ever since we left and cheap … Continue reading

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Flying back to Hội An

It has been 2 years since last we’ve been to Hội An. This was planned to be a full family vacation, but Ritsu was summoned elsewhere for business, so it is just me and J again … With his compact … Continue reading

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There’s something fishy going on …

This is all over the news here currently, a major environmental disaster, source is not 100% clear yet (or is it?). One of the poorest region and the people there are hit, and finding / proving the culprit could turn … Continue reading

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Spirit of Israel

Last night, the Israeli Embassy invited to a dance show at the opera house. The Spirit of Israel, performed by 12 young men and women from Israel, known as “Hallelulya” (very nice video summary, a performance from 2012 .. exactly … Continue reading

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Friendly Cat

I have spotted cats in the neighborhood before, but none was ever friendly enough to get close … Until today, during Kung Fu class, Julius was actually quite distracted by this feline who hid in the shrubs, not coming out … Continue reading

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Above Tay Ho

I have written a bot about how currently here they are building a few high rises in our neighborhood, and on one of their websites I came across this glorious fly cam video, which is to showcase the view from … Continue reading

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Last night’s dinner …

Cousins again … With the weather as it is right now, not cold, rainy, nor to hot yet, we really enjoy the outdoor seating and the great food at this French / Mediterranean eatery, which is only a short walk … Continue reading

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Crowded Park

This beautiful Sunday afternoon, just before Sunday’s Kung Fu lesson, we headed to our park and found it way more crowded than usual. Lots of people with their dogs, so Julius had tons of fun. Enjoy those panoramic pics, which … Continue reading

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UNIS HS Theater

It’s always interesting to check out the theater performances at J’s school. This time not a musical, but rather a comedic reflection on dating life (how appropriate for high schoolers) in a number of short skits. What if your date … Continue reading

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Meanwhile … at soccer

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Summer is coming …

.. and so are the summer storms. While they usually occur in the afternoon, today on our morning walk we were ‘surprised’ by this fascinating storm cloud over Ciputra, and since it was moving our way we turned the walk … Continue reading

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Meanwhile … at the office

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Burger needs to be earned

Still no school and when I asked Julius what he wants for lunch, he was quick with saying ‘burger’, but then came up with a great way of convincing me: Combine the burger with a loooong walk. While there is … Continue reading

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New Thai in Old Quarter

Last night we went to the soft opening of Tuk Tuk Thai Cuisine, a new Thai restaurant run by my foodie pal Mon. Ever since his cooking classes and private dinner stints, he has been running a part time kitchen … Continue reading

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