Tag Archives: Ho Chi Minh

Helpful Vietnamese phrases for travelers

Vietnam is a worthwhile visiting country due to its picturesque landscapes, delicious food, hospitable people and low living cost. However, in the place where most of people can’t speak English, it’s best for you to learn some survival Vietnamese phrases to make the most of your trip in Vietnam. In this post, you will learn 60 useful phrases that will …

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HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM SCAMS, CHEATS, FRAUDS IN VIETNAM

Scam is everywhere. Travelers are always the target of scammers. To ensure you trip is not ruined by Vietnamese fraudsters, let’s take a look at our tips below before booking a ticket to Vietnam. Taxi scams There are countless taxi companies in Vietnam but we always you recommend using the 2 most reliable operators Mai Linh and Vinasun whose customer …

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10 Vietnamese souvenirs you should take home

When traveling to Vietnam, you should not miss a visit to the local market. It’s a chance to both step into local life and bring home some authentic Vietnam souvenirs. If you are not sure what to buy for loved ones after amazing trip in Vietnam, here are some suggestions. 1.       Áo dài Áo dài is known as traditional dress …

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Keep in mind these things before you navigate Vietnam by motorbike

Driving through Vietnam on a motorbike will be an adventure you won’t soon forget. To keep that adventure more about the fun and less about the frustration, there’s something you need toYou know before you go. The riders of motorbikes below 50cc are not required a driving license, however, this size of motorbikes is only suitable for city riding. For …

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COM BINH DAN-BUDGET MEAL EATERY FOR COMMONERS

When coming to Vietnam, you easily see countless eateries with sign board “cơm bình dân”. The majority of these eateries are small, family-run business offering a variety of home-cooked dishes at budget prices. In Vietnamese, “cơm bình dân” means “common rice”. Especially busy at lunchtimes, “cơm bình dân” serves customers from all walks of life: from clerks to labourers, from …

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Difference betwen Saigon and Hanoi lifestyle

The first diffrecence between two cities to be mentioned is morning routines. While Saigonees would love to start a new day with a cup of coffee while reading newspaper in a quite corner café, Hanoians enjoy early morning in the parks or by the lakes doing excercises. Speaking of breakfast, to some of Saigonese, coffee is breakfast. They rarely have …

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Halal Street in Saigon

Located to the West of Ben Thanh Market and between Phan Chu Trinh and Truong Dinh Street, Nguyen An Ninh street in District 1 is well known as bustling trade for Malaysians, Indians, Indonesians…The street is only 100 meters long but has almost 100 stores opening till midnight. There are varieties of items sold here, from traditional dresses to souvenirs, …

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Teaching English in Vietnam

Teaching English must be the most in-demand job to expatriates in Vietnam. The country is rapidly developing and everyone is learning languages, besides Vietnamese, English is also officially taught in schools. Nowadays, kids in Vietnam started their English classes even before going to primary schools. It’s a competitive business and you might have some difficulty to find job here. But good …

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Is Ho Chi Minh City a safe destination for traveling?

We’ve heard quite a few times from foreigners the concerns about Ho Chi Minh City’s security with the question “is HCMC a safe place to travel?”. In this article, we try to find most objective answers possible for this question. Related: Saigon – “Pearl of the Orient” Some little facts about the city “Sai Gon” is the old name of Ho …

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Vietnam Regional Noodle Soups

Beside the well-known Pho, there are many more kinds of soup that are not as popular but just as flavorful, delicious and healthy. Each region in turn has to its own a variation of a particular dish with distinctive features and taste, making Vietnamese cuisine so diverse. North Vietnam Pho Nowadays, you can easily find Pho from luxury restaurants to …

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