Ho Chi Minh

10 Non-Touristy Things to Do in Ho Chi Minh That Are Fun Yet Inexpensive
Ho Chi Minh · 01. December 2021
Ho Chi Minh city has seen accelerated progression, which has led to a new definition of the term, “local culture”. Many entertainment venues have sprung up like mushrooms all over the city, catering to a new generation of customers looking for new activities. So if you are planning to visit Ho Chi Minh city anytime soon, check out for yourselves this curated list of 10 fun and unusual things to do, to go completely off the tourist grid.

8 Markets In Saigon Ho Chi Minh For The Best Local Shopping Experience
Ho Chi Minh · 16. November 2021
Ho Chi Minh city is fast emerging as one of the most intriguing shopping destinations in Southeast Asia. But shopping here is not represented by gigantic shopping malls, or neon-lighted streets lined with fancy boutiques. Instead, many locals prefer to hunt down trends and bargains in markets which have not succumbed to the temptation of tourists dollars (eliminating Ben Thanh market and Saigon Square from the list).

Ben Thanh Market: Guide To Ho Chi Minh's No. 1 Tourist Shopping Spot
Ho Chi Minh · 15. June 2020
Ben Thanh market is a market that serves mostly, and most tourists. It is situated about 30min away from Tan Son Nhat international airport. Anyone coming to Ho Chi Minh city would visit this place at least once during their stay. The market is located in the heart of District 1, where most tourists would congregate. Surrounding it are hundreds of hotels and restaurants, together with other amenities such as massage parlours, tailors, and beauty salons.

10 Epic Day Trips Near Ho Chi Minh For An Outdoor Adventure
Ho Chi Minh · 06. June 2020
Vietnam, as a travel destination, is known to its millions of visitors for many things - its rich culinary offerings, colourful cultural and historical past, and cheap buys. But not many people outside of Vietnam actually know about its beautiful natural backdrops and magnificent ecological surroundings. It is our hope that through these day trips, more people will come to know of these destinations, and be able to appreciate Vietnam for what it truly is.

7 Jaw-Dropping Places Near Ho Chi Minh You Probably Never Knew About
Ho Chi Minh · 23. May 2020
Vietnam has no lack of beautiful natural landscapes to visit, many of which are near to major cities like Ho Chi Minh, Hanoi, or Da Nang. Its biggest shortcoming though, is the lack of tourism infrastructure and information on these places. So before we start to see an influx of tourists coming in, which will commercialize everything in its path, here are some suggestions which are definitely worth checking out.

9 Best Things To Do In Ho Chi Minh That Are Absolutely FREE
Ho Chi Minh · 17. May 2020
Travelling is beautiful yet brutal, forcing you to trust strangers and lose sight of the familiar comfort of your home. As William Least Heat-Moon once said, when you're travelling, you are what you are right there and then. People don't have your past to hold against you. If you’re looking for a new destination to add to your bucket list, then Ho Chi Minh city, a lovely city in Southeast Asia, is inviting you to explore.

12 Funtastic Ideas On Things To Do At Night In Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh · 06. May 2020
When the sun sets, the lights of skyscrapers, restaurants and shopping malls shine on the darkest corners of the city, bringing the city alive. Both tourists and locals can take part in recreational activities such as enjoying delectable local food or simply taking a spin around the city center to feel the welcoming atmosphere of Ho Chi Minh city. There are endless ways to spend your time in the city that never sleeps, but these are just a few of our recommendations.

Antique Street: A Small Street That Promises Big Surprises For Collectors
Ho Chi Minh · 18. November 2018
Antique reflects the cultural, historical, and artistic values of a country. On Le Cong Kieu street right after Ham Nghi street (which is very near to Ben Thanh market), lies a small Vietnamese antique town which attracts many foreign tourists and antique collectors alike. This town is only 200 meters long but it has earned itself a reputation as a popular destination for many antique collectors.

5 Unique Activities In Cu Chi That Tourists Seldom Experience
Ho Chi Minh · 09. March 2018
If one could measure or characterize the doggedness of the Vietnamese in one place; the Cu Chi region would be it. A suburban district of Ho Chi Minh city, Cu Chi is famous for its tunnels which were constructed during the dark days of the Vietnamese war. These in turn, are also connected to other tunnels trаvеrѕіng thе undеrgrоund of Vіеtnаm.

Asian Cuisine In Ho Chi Minh: Discoveries In Chinatown
Ho Chi Minh · 14. January 2018
Chinatown in District 5 is home to most Chinese Vietnamese living in Saigon. These Chinese are very proud of their heritage and have even set up schools and markets to preserve their culture. This uniqueness is best demonstrated along Tran Hung Dao and Nguyen Trai street in which red lanterns are hung in front of literally every house as an indication that a Chinese family resides within these 4 walls.

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