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Banksy Cafe @14 Tôn Thất Đạm, Nguyễn Thái Bình, Quận 1, Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam

CRAZY PLACE. CRAZY HOUSE. This house is really special, located in downtown you get the feeling of being completely far away. The house is somehow an “art” building, with lots of shops and cafés. 129 more words

Coffee Saigon

History is Written by the Victors - War and Reunification

It’s always been said that history is written by the victors, and today’s experience proves this more than I’ve ever seen.

This will probably be the last thing I post on the Vietnam / American conflict for a while, especially my last post leaned heavily that way too. 967 more words

Ho Chi Minh City

Saigon to the city!

Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City for ‘short’) was much needed cosmopolitan break after over four weeks since our last big city break in Hong Kong. The city itself is a sprawling mess of scooters, buildings and 10 million people but we stayed right in the heart of it and enjoyed the hustle, bustle and even the exciting/constant threat of being mowed down by a Vespa (check out the video of the traffic see why for the first time in Vietnam we didn’t hire a scooter). 428 more words

Return to Saigon

Defeated, lost
Nearly killed
ego destroyed
Courage fried
vanity is the enemy
not the Củ Chi tunnel man
locate sensibility
find nobility
before annihilation

Here are few humble shots from the glorious Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam, the city has expanded, modernised immensely in the last ten years that architecturally it is unrecognisable from the past. 29 more words


Vietnamese Xmas, Strange Pizza and Decent Beer.

One of the strangest feelings I am ever going to have is lying in a bed in a hostel room in the middle of Saigon, staring at the feelings and hearing a terrible MIDI version of ‘Jingle bells’ being played over and over until you want to remove your own ears just to make it stop. 595 more words

Ho Chi Minh City

Christmas in Vietnam.

Christmas in Vietnam.

Merry Xmas and Happy New Year!

From Saigon Vietnam.