Tag Archives: Ho Chi Minh city

Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh: Where to go?

Hanoi Old Quater

Positioning in two opposite sides of Vietnam, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh are always two ideal choices for foreigners to visit when coming to the country. They are both big cities and offer plenty of sightseeing and shopping opportunities but bringing different unique vibes. While Hanoi is more traditional and ancient cities, people consider Ho Chi Minh City to be …

Read More »

New Public Bicycle Sharing for Free in Ho Chi Minh City

From 21st April 2017, the Department of Transportation has announced a new service with an aim to encourage local citizens using public transportation means and to provide tourists with a safe method to travel within the city. As planned, around the city centre, there will be numerous bike-sharing stations where you can borrow a bike to travel short-distance trips like …

Read More »

Saigon – “Pearl of the Orient”

Saigon or Ho Chi Minh City is the most populous city as well as a centre of economy, culture and education in Vietnam. Saigon is also the second-largest city beside Hanoi in acreage. Always being considered as the most livable and most developed city in Vietnam, Sai Gon has so much potential for tourism and in recent years, with Hanoi, …

Read More »

Mekong Delta, Vietnam is one of the top 10 best value destinations

The famous website Lonely Planet has listed Mekong Delta – Vietnam as one of the top 10 best value destinations for 2012 along with many others including Tajikistan, Lesotho, Porto (Portugal)… “Vietnam is always good value, but you can now skip the package trips arranged in Ho Chi Minh City that tread the same worn-out routes. It’s become easier, more rewarding …

Read More »