ho chi minh city shopping

The best shopping experiences in Ho Chi Minh City

99 percent of first-time travellers to Ho Chi Minh City will beeline for Ben Thanh Market in hopes of fulfilling all of their shopping needs. Locals, however, hardly frequent or recommend this market. Though...

Top 8 tasty “Chè” of Saigon and best places to try them

Got a sweet tooth? Vietnam has one of the world’s greatest traditional desserts: a sweet soup called “chè” that is as customizable and variant as your imagination can handle. Let's explore what Vietnamese che...

Saigon Sense Market: The best underground market in Ho Chi Minh city

Street markets are irreplaceable in Vietnam’s cultures, as they have been a means to make ends meet for the local people for so long. As time progresses, the markets have become a tourist attraction...

5 Most Neglected War Sites in Saigon and How to Discover Them

Saigon was a hotbed of activity throughout the Vietnam War. All of the photos featured in this article were taken in Saigon, 3 have won the Pulitzer prize for photography. The city and its...
Ben Duoc tunnel

A guide to Ben Duoc Tunnel: a non touristy route in Cu Chi Tunnels

Cu Chi Tunnels has long been a sought-after mecca for both local and foreign visitors who are eager to learn about Vietnamese history in general and the Second Indochina War in particular. Unlike other...

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