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Ho Chi Minh City sightseeing: 4 recommended spots

August 11 2016 / 1 Comment

Ho Chi Minh City sightseeing of a different kind today.  I am going to look at the best places to get a good view of the of the city and the skyline, including places to stop for coffee, a drink, or just for the view itself. Some interesting hints for wonderful view of your Ho Chi Minh city tour. Ho Chi Minh City sightseeing from a great height The first on the list and the highest…

Vietnamese beer

Vietnamese beer: a taste of Saigon

August 09 2016 / No Comments

It’s five o’clock somewhere.  If you like a tipple it’s a great pleasure when travelling to try the new beers in the places that you visit.  Vietnam is certainly no exception to that and as the biggest consumers of beer in South East Asia there are some good local beers to try.  I’ll focus on Vietnamese beer found in the south and HCMC and then I’ll move onto a new kind of Vietnamese beer – craft…

7 wonderful motorbike riding dogs in Vietnam

August 08 2016 / No Comments

Let’s kick off with some night time doggy style action. This pooch is in control, eyes forward surveying the road ahead, possibly ready to let out a little bark should he see a potential hazard such as a contraflow or a bus trying to filter back into traffic after picking up passengers. Possibly not. This cheeky chap has seen something ahead that has grabbed his attention. Maybe he has caught a whiff of beef being grilled…

Ho Chi Minh City accommodation

August 08 2016 / No Comments

Ho Chi Minh City accommodation is not hard to find; the city is awash with hotels.  Even outside the tourist areas there are hotels everywhere – here I will look at 5 choices to suit all budgets. 5 star Ho Chi Minh City accommodation Le Meridien,  3C Ton Duc Thang Street, District 1 Ho Chi Minh City, Double room inc. breakfast $122 This is one of the newer choices in Ho Chi Minh City accommodation.  It’s sumptuously…

Ho Chi Minh Airport - current

Ho Chi Minh Airport: a new project to meet demand

August 07 2016 / No Comments

Ho Chi Minh City is experiencing rapid population increase, an increase in tourist numbers and business travelers.  The current airport has no room to expand, so the government has committed to building a new Ho Chi Minh Airport at Long Than, some 40 km east of the city center and some of the facts are staggering. we hope this new airport will welcome a greater number of visitors to take part in our Ho Chi Minh Tour!!…