The Daun Halal Restaurant


Today I finally visited The Daun restaurant. It is a halal restaurant catering to Muslim tourists visiting Saigon. Most of the customers are Malaysian tour groups so the restaurant is always packed. I had one of nasi goreng dishes and loved it.  They also serve halal Vietnamese food.  I tried the cha gio which was also very good.  It is really worth visiting but you should call ahead. The Daun restaurant, 305 Ly Tu Trong,  District 1, Saigon Website: Continue Reading

Why I love Vietnam (picture)


Vietnam is home to me. Yes I work in Kazakhstan and may work outside Vietnam for many years. Eventually I will settle in Vietnam permanently. This one picture is one main reason I love Saigon. I just love the tree covered streets of Saigon. Possibly because I drive under them everyday. Almaty and many other cities have similar tree covered streets but I like them best in Saigon. For me If I need to feel happier, I just get on a motorbike and ride down the streets. Posted from Continue Reading

My favorite item that I will bring to Kazakhstan


Just bought 10 blocks of Japanese curry that should last me last a few months in Almaty. I have not found any curry blocks in Kazakhstan yet but I heard an international market in Almaty may have some. If not I hope to have friends ship some to Kazakhstan for me. Japanese curry rice is one of my stable dishes. Yes I can eat it all the time. :-) Posted from WordPress for Android Continue Reading