Besties had been travelling together for years. Our promises to go for an adventure at least once a year. That's how we build our mental illness together. Not insane but the way we describe our friendship. When you have intimate friends that come together like a family, you know you are pretty much stuck for life. Well...... better start sharing my journey in Saigon.
I will be sharing itinerary of my 5 days and 4 nights at Saigon and less on the spending. You may ask me personally for the expenses as we got ourselves tour guide to bring us around as the communication worries.
Ho Chi Minh or better known as Saigon among the locals is a place with much gem and treasure to be explore. Be bewildered, emotional and maybe partial disturbing due to their progression overcome war. High and low throughout the journey indeed BUT lesson learned. Experienced lead and historical that touched hearts.
Upon arrival, airport is beyond great. Many thought that Saigon is a city that even mosquito…
Café or better known as coffee house is nothing unusual and probably norm to our community ever since Starbucks landed on our city years ago. Back then, sipping a cup or glass of coffee (not your usual kopitiam or mamak stall) in Starbucks are categorized as the "wealthy" bunch. It is an expensive drink that not much can afford. People would rather have kopi C , or kopi O "kao" - chap ah moi which are much cheaper and greater aroma and may comfortably speak loud with their companion without any restriction. That's what our community mindset is at the early stage (at least to me). Today, as the millennial are having better spending power. Working adults are willing to pay extra for a cup of coffee that comes in a package - with the cosy ambiance that a coffee house provide, bonding session out of the house, it is made possible to have more supply from the market to support such demand.
Coffee seems to be a daily booze for many in their daily routine which the…
First staged in 2006, the Borneo Jazz Festival was originally called the Miri International Jazz Festival until 2011, when it was rebranded. The festival was first organized with the prime objective of creating another signature event in Sarawak and particularly in Miri, in order to promote the city as a Resort City. It has since then become a well-known addition to the myriad of festivals that Sarawak has to offer.
A major Jazz festival in Sarawak with an audience estimated at 4,000 people. Borneo Jazz is a niche event and appeals especially to the expatriates working in the State and neighboring countries. It also has a record of environmental awareness as evidenced by its tree planting campaigns and its attention to recycling at the venue.
• A two-night program comprising Jazz performers from around the world at nightly
shows on an outdoor stage, and is the only Jazz festival throughout Borneo to be held by the sea. In the evenings, marching bands from local schools are also invi…