Cheesecake Factory – Seattle, WA

January 2nd, 2012. Hello, 2012 with Jenn & Hen!             Henry lost his passport at the end of the semester...so he wasn't able to come home to be with family over his winter/holiday break. So sad! His first year away from home and he was all alone 😥   But … Continue reading Cheesecake Factory – Seattle, WA

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Bun Cha in Hanoi

November 23rd, 2012. Hanoi Wonderful!     Our final day in Vietnam we drove in to Hanoi for a packed day of culture in the big city. It's the capital of Vietnam as well as being the 2nd largest city in the country (the 1st being Ho Chi Minh City).  Before the sightseeing we were taken … Continue reading Bun Cha in Hanoi

Novotel Dinner Buffet – Ha Long Bay

November 22nd, 2011. Ha Long Bay, Night 2~         It's our final evening in Ha Long Bay and we wanted to do it up by hitting the dinner buffet ;D             There was a nice cheese and cracker/bread spread that I just couldn't pass up 🙂   … Continue reading Novotel Dinner Buffet – Ha Long Bay

Ha Long Bay Boat Tour – Lunch #2

November 22nd, 2011. Ha Long Bay Boat Tour         After all our island activities it was time to head back to the hotel...and what better way to enjoy the boat ride back than with a second lunch!                 Tofu, deep fried spring rolls, and some … Continue reading Ha Long Bay Boat Tour – Lunch #2

Ha Long Bay – Lunch on the Seas

November 22nd, 2011. Ha Long Bay Boat Tour     Our major adventure here is the popular Ha Long Bay Tour.  Despite the ominous clouds we were told it would not have an effect on the tour, so we promptly arrived at the dock and was presented with our very own tour boat!     … Continue reading Ha Long Bay – Lunch on the Seas

Novotel Hotel – Breakfast Buffet

November 22nd, 2011. Good Morning, Ha Long Bay~       The breakfast buffet spread at Novotel Hotel? Fantastic!!!       Cereal and Fruit Cocktails~!       Waffle bar~         Salad bar           A full Pho spread And best of all, a Congee bar!!!  So, so delicious~!! … Continue reading Novotel Hotel – Breakfast Buffet

Vietnam Airlines – Box Dinner

November 21st, 2011. Leaving Ho Chi Minh City~       Good bye, Ho Chi Minh; Hello, Ha Long Bay! After our brief stint in Ho Chi Minh we were whisked away on a domestic flight on Vietnam Airlines and were headed north to Ha Long Bay!       We were kindly provided with … Continue reading Vietnam Airlines – Box Dinner

The Real Pho Hoa! (Ho Chi Minh City)

November 21st, 2011. Saigon Day 2           For our final day in Ho Chi Minh City we got a tour of the city itself and some historical landmarks.   A morning full of sightseeing really had us all hungry! Our city guide took us into the city for the most popular … Continue reading The Real Pho Hoa! (Ho Chi Minh City)

Vietnam Boat Dinner (Ho Chi Minh City)

November 20th, 2011. Hello Vietnam~~~         After a full day of tourist activity we had one more left....dinner on a cruise boat!! It was decked out with lights, and there were pretty stewardesses greeting us at the front of the boat.  All aboard~!!               There was … Continue reading Vietnam Boat Dinner (Ho Chi Minh City)

Saigon Square – Vietnamese Iced Coffee

November 20th, 2011. Hello Vietnam~~~     Shopping at Saigon Square.....but I was more interested in what was going on outside. A little taste of the real Vietnam.   I ducked in to a corner cafe to have my first fix of real Vietnamese coffee. WOW!!!! The coffee itself is extremely strong, but with the … Continue reading Saigon Square – Vietnamese Iced Coffee