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When in Vietnam

Before visiting I read about blogs and tips about Vietnam. I read about the scams, theft and petty crimes which are a common problem in southeast Asia. 339 more words


Saigon's worst slum. Vietnam ghetto life.

I visit Saigon’s poorest slum. Vietnam ghetto life.

Travel Blog #12 - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

After spending a few days in the cool, relaxed town of Dalat, our next stop in Ho Chi Minh City¬†couldn’t have been more different. 985 more words



I have been living now in Saigon for over 3 years, in the space of that time I have had a few jobs and have gotten married to a caring, loving Vietnamese women.  334 more words


Crouching in the Cu Chi Tunnels

As I mentioned yesterday, I have been to Vietnam twice before this trip, and for decent stays too… So it does seem more than a little odd that I hadn’t yet travelled the 90 minutes out of Ho Chi Minh City to one of the most important features of Northern Vietnam’s resistance against American troops. 778 more words


Former HCMC Employee Pleads Guilty To Identity Theft

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 35-year-old Fridley woman has pleaded guilty to fraudulently using patients’ credit cards while she worked at the Hennepin County Medical Center, the county attorney’s office announced Tuesday. 143 more words