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Best pho in Ho Chi Minh: highly recommended restaurants

August 04 2016 / 1 Comment

Pho – what is it good for? Whoa whoa whoa. You may or may not be aware of Vietnam’s delicious national dish Pho (pronounced fur with a dropping then rising tone, imagine Scooby doo saying fur) but for the purposes of this piece I’ll presume you are.  What is it and where can you find the best Pho in Ho Chi Minh. You definitely should not miss these places in your Saigon food tour. What does…

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Ho Chi Minh City Shopping advice for visitors

July 28 2016 / 1 Comment

One of the pleasures of travelling is the chance to pick up souvenirs or gifts that you can’t get at home, and often things that you can get at home but for a really cheap price. A Ho chi minh tour affords you all these choices – interesting gifts, and great value, let’s have a look at what the best bargains are and where to do your Ho Chi Minh City shopping Ho Chi Minh City shopping right…

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Saigon Hotels – great accomodation for your Ho Chi Minh city tour

July 27 2016 / 5 Comments

One thing that always strikes the visitor to Vietnam is the popularity of the Eagles 1976 hit ‘Hotel California’ – it’s played in coffee shops, bars, Saigon Hotels, fashion shops and many other places besides. And I just don’t know why. To my knowledge though there isn’t an actual Hotel California in Ho Chi Minh City Tour. So you don’t have to worry about checking in and then never leaving.  You also won’t have to worry…

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Common Vietnamese phrases for tourists

July 25 2016 / 3 Comments

Though Vietnam is a popular tourist destination and many locals here can speak English, getting to know some common Vietnamese phrases will definitely help you enjoy your trip a little better. Nobody is going to expect you to have a conversation but a friendly greeting or ‘thank you’ really does bring out the warmth of Vietnamese people. Common Vietnamese phrases for greetings In English, it’s so easy to converse with someone using the pronouns “you” and…

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Best Vietnamese dishes

July 22 2016 / 2 Comments

What are the best Vietnamese dishes? The standout cuisine you should try on your trip to Vietnam (or even a Vietnamese restaurant where you live).  We choose 4 dishes that exemplify Vietnamese cuisine – take a look at our list of best Vietnamese dishes, if you disagree let us know in the comments section. From the famous traditional best Vietnamese dishes you may find in Saigon food tour Pho King A Pho (pronounced fur – hence…