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Religion In Vietnam

Pretty Pink Catholic Church During my time in Vietnam, I couldn’t help but wonder where all the stories of Vietnam being a non religious country came from. A buddhist temple As well as th......

Min Anh & The Children Afflicted With Agent Orange at Tu Du Maternity Hospital

A fellow adoptee ‘introduced’ me to a lovely English lady who is a humanitarian & has done so much for the children of Vietnam. Since 1995 Brenda has been visiting Vietnam to help out in its......

Long Hai, Courtesy Of Go Vap Orphanage & The Vietnamese Military

It’s not every day that one gets to state that they have been a resident at a Military Guest House! Don’t worry; I wasn’t arrested by the Military because of my outspoken behaviour or stubbornne......

Kids Day Out At The Amusement Arcade & Opening Up

On Saturday, Mum & I met up with Daniela & a couple of my favourite students (Tai & Nhi) for Ice Cream. It’s not often that the kids get to go out & it was so adorable to see the......

From Flip Flops To High Heels

This time of year in Vietnam is so hot & humid, & running around the orphanage like a crazy woman means that I cannot wear shoes which are difficult to take off. The Vietnamese custom is......

Le Van Tam Park & The Sweet University Graduates

Last night mum & I went to Le Van Tam Park which is in district 1. It was a beautiful evening, which helped to clam me down after all the problems I’ve been having with DHL. In the middle o......

Rebel With A Cause!

Right now I’m sitting by the hotel pool yet feel so trapped, irritated & confused! You’re probably wondering why? Isn’t that most people’s dream; to relax by the pool? Well not in this case......

An Amazing Welcome Home!

Unfortunately I am still waiting for the boxes of gifts that Danone sent to my hotel to arrive. Luckily I had bought some gifts at the airport for the staff & managed to pack some gifts for......

A Jam Packed Day Filled With Love, Food & Laughter!

It was great meeting up with Son Michael Pham again; we had so much to catch up on & there is no better way to do so than over lunch! He took us to the food plaza in Parkson’s & I couldn......

Good Morning Vietnam!

I awoke to a beautiful sunny morning & after hearing the sounds of the traffic singing to each other, knew I was finally home in Vietnam. I’m not a morning person & due to jet lag I sl......