A Day in the Life: Truong Vo

Culture December 4, 2018

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Our β€˜A Day in the Life’ series continues with Truong, our Vietnam Country Lead – a father of one πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§ – a basketball player πŸ€ (in the past :D) – a pro angler 🎣 (present)… We catch up with Truong on one of his working days from our Saigon office.

Date: 27 November 2018

07:00 – Wake up (after snoozing the timer multiple times πŸ˜…)

07:30 – Send Bella to school

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After typhoon, the road was full of water…

07:55 – Drop Bella at the school.

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08:10 – Adding energy for a working day.

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Dry minced meat noddle – my favourite choice for breakfast (besides bΓ‘nh mΓ¬ & rich-milk coffee)

08:30 – Send my wife to her work place & heading to office after that.

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After 🌧️ comes β˜€οΈ!!!

09:00 – Reach the office & order my coffee.

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On the way, I met Thang – our Android expert. He looked very happy after the trip back to his hometown πŸ˜„

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There is an event today Facebook Blueprint Examination – whatever it is, examination is never fun!!! πŸ˜€

09:15 – Workday begins.

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Photo taking has to be 🚫 here because I need to focus on my work 😎

12:00 – Lunch time!!!

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The fun never ends with these guys.

14:50 – Find a quite & comfort place to focus on some admin stuff.

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It is just in front of the office 😁

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Oh, it is Angela Meditation πŸ™ with free entrance!

Toong, the co-working space where our office is located, always have some activities on every Tuesday & Friday. Below is just another event organised by Toong

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From pager to money magic trick!!
Note: it is only applied to the girl (as in the video) πŸ˜…

15:30 – Have a walk & tea break

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Loving the greenery around the office!

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Found a street vendor selling fruit juice – It took 2 oranges to make this glass of orange juice… for just $1, nice!!!

17:00 – Wrap up my work for a day

17:15 – Heading home

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Sigh… traffic!

Hint: to avoid the traffic, either take the shortcut (if you also like to explore the city :D) or not to get on the road during rush hour (8-9am in the morning & 5.30-6.30pm in the evening)

18:11 – Reach home & it’s time for dinner!!

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My meal at home always has a lot of veggies. So don’t ask me why I am so skinny πŸ˜€

Now, let me show you how to wrap a spring roll

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Basically, just put any food you like on top of the wet rice paper, wrap it & dip into sweet & sour source -> Enjoy!!


Last but not least

Truong Business Card Back

This photo is what I want to say after all πŸ™‚

Thanks for reading!

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Truong is our Vietnam Country lead. He loves basketball & sport fishing :)