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Saigon: The Complete Guide

Vietnam’s southern metropolis, officially known as Ho Chi Minh City, may not have the picture postcard charms of its northern counterpart Hanoi, but as a melting pot of cultures, cuisines, old meets new and East meets West, where shimmering skyscrapers rub shoulders with colonial-era mansions, it has much more to offer than many first-time visitors give it credit for. 27 more words


Ăn đêm ở Sài Gòn (Saigon street food)

Người ta ăn đêm không hẳn là do đói mà chỉ là muốn xa cách mạng mẽo một chút mà thôi, ra ngoài và hít chút khí trời, nhìn người qua lại, nhìn đời đưa đẩy. 644 more words



From London’s vibrant pop-up restaurant scene comes a menu as rich and as varied as its heritage, where steamed buns are just the beginning. By… 503 more words


Ho Chi Minh City

We left early on Monday morning (the 8th) on a bus headed from Nha Trang to Ho Chi Minh City.  We arrived late in the evening so we checked into our hotel, grabbed a quick pho dinner, and walked around the neighborhood a bit before calling it a night. 514 more words


Ben Thanh Market. Saigon Vietnam travel

I visit one of the young poor Vietnamese child workers at Ben Thanh Market in Saigon. Vietnam 2016

Masterchef at Quán Bụi in HCMC, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City or Saigon- the city still happily goes by both names- is a surprisingly advanced city, a modern Asian Tiger. Wide boulevards, generous public spaces, landscaping, cleanliness and well designed buildings feature prominently in District 1, the central and oldest quarter of HCMC. 535 more words