Here today, Saigon tomorrow

A family from California moves to Ho Chi Minh City. Hilarity ensues.

Monthly Archives: July, 2013

Urban Hiking

So yesterday I took advantage of our temporary home’s commute to District 1 by boat perk and set off on the 7:00 (since I’ve become an early riser). I had … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · 7 Comments

All pants are sweat pants

It’s time to confront the moist, malodorous elephant in the room: sweat. Lots of people have been nervous on our behalf about this whole move to Vietnam. I didn’t allow … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · 5 Comments

The big city part of the big city

Whelp, Mr. Montezuma finally caught up to one of us; after a slow wake up The Big O was doing a fairly poor job of vomiting much of anything, though … Continue reading

July 27, 2013 · Leave a comment


I am currently the only one awake in the apartment, which I count as a victory. For the past few nights we have all been waking up around 2:00am and … Continue reading

July 27, 2013 · 2 Comments

There’s no place like temporary home

We’re back in with the movement of electrons so I like to introduce you to our schmancy home for the next almost week (I’m loading you up with pics to … Continue reading

July 25, 2013 · 1 Comment

Electron trouble

It turns out that Wikipedia does, in fact, lie. I know, I know, everyone loves to make fun of the wonderful, vast, excellent example of the power and glory of … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · 4 Comments

Greetings from beautiful downtown Japan!

We’ve successfully crossed the Pacific Ocean.  Blood was drawn.  Juice was spilled.  Electronic devices served as opiates for all. While I realize that changing planes in Tokyo Narita does not … Continue reading

July 23, 2013 · 2 Comments


To celebrate the fact that we’ll be touching down in Ho Chi Minh City tomorrow, we’re offering a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure format for the inaugural blog. If you want the somber “the … Continue reading

July 23, 2013 · 6 Comments