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SAIGON SECRET PHOTO SPOTS THAT ONLY THE LOCALS KNOW
Ben Thanh market, Independence Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Bui Vien street, etc. those places are too well-known that any tourist would check-in in their Saigon trip. We are sharing to you top hidden gems for photography that get more likes. 14 Ton That Dam Apartment – 14 Tôn Thất... Read more
ONE DAY IN TURTLE LAKE (HỒ CON RÙA)
If you’re trying to find a place where you can freely talk to the locals, especially Saigonese youth, you’ve came to the right answers – Turtle Lake. Everyday, thousands of people gather here around this moon-shape lake just to hang out, chit chat, eat delicious snacks or just enjoy... Read more
SAIGON TRAFFIC JAMS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM
There are plenty things to do in Saigon, today I’m not gonna mention about other normal things that a tourists would do, but a weird yet a most iconic thing about Saigon, so you can come back to your town and brag with your friends how local you are... Read more
4 VINTAGES COFFEE SHOPS IN SAIGON
Back to Sai Gon old days, these coffee shops attract patrons by giving them the retro interior design inspirations from 20-50 years ago, which recalls mature Saigonese to their childhood. Why don’t you try this cuisine experience like a local? Cafe Nhỏ – 115/30 Le Van Sy, Tan Binh... Read more
HU TIU NAM VANG (PHNOM-PENH CLEAR RICE NOODLE SOUP) ON VO VAN TAN STREET,  DISTRICT 3 – BEST CHOICE OF SAIGON NIGHT FOOD
Saigon is a generous and mysterious place, it opens the door for all the cultures/people/food around the world and merge them into its unique color. Hu Tiu Nam Vang (Phnom-Penh Clear Rice Noodle Soup) is one of the best example. Hu Tiu Nam Vang is a daily food in... Read more
SAMPLE SCHEDULE FOR 1 DAY IN SAIGON
In case you have a very limited time in Saigon, you will not able to explore every facet of the uniqueness of this city, like lots of tourists, this complete guide of 1-day tour in Saigon like a local will definitely a genuine recommendation to you. 7.00am – 8.30am... Read more
COFFEE WITH CONDENSED MILK – SAIGON’S ICON
“How many coffee shop in Saigon?” “uncountable” Nevertheless, these 10,000 vnd-coffee cups still have a mysterious attraction to Saigoneses. Saigon, the dynamic city continuously opens for not only any citizen in the S-shaped country, but also expats, travelers around the world. Just type “cà phê sữa đá” in the... Read more
SAIGON PHO VS HANOI PHO?
If you’re an expat who lives in Ha Noi for a long time or just a traveler who went to Ha Noi for its signature dish “pho”, been eating it a lot of times then you decide to move to Saigon and try Pho here, you will be either... Read more
TWENTY REASONS TO VISIT HO CHI MINH CITY
A visit to Ho Chi Minh City is an encounter with exotic food, French colonial architecture and memories of war, writes Guy Wilkinson. 1 Cheap eats Ho Chi Minh City (also still called Saigon) is famous for its pho (traditional Vietnamese noodle soup) and pork rolls. Often the best... Read more
SAIGON NIGHTLIFE: THE BEST BARS AND CLUBS
Ho Chi Minh City is Vietnam’s definitive party city, with its hundreds of bars and clubs to choose from for a proper night out. However, when you first arrive in the southern Vietnamese metropolis, being spoilt for choice is also a burden because the eternal question remains: what are the best places to party... Read more