Tag Archives: Ho Chi Minh

6 must-try foods in Saigon

In the previous article, we introduced you to 3 street foods to try in Hanoi. Now, we will continue the Vietnamese food adventure in Ho Chi Minh City, the most bustling and modern in Vietnam. Let’s see what dishes will make you crave: · Bun Bo Hue: The dish is originated from Hue. It is the typical dish featuring Hue cuisine …

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HCM City restaurants entered top 10 best Asian restaurants

Two restaurants in HCM City have been selected as one of the ten best restaurants in Asia by readers of TripAdvisor. La Villa French ranked at sixth position and Trois Gourmands, ranked as the region’s 10th best restaurant, both were acclaimed for their French cuisine and fine dining experience. Other Asian restaurants to create the list are Caprice in Hong …

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Old Saigon on LIFE magazine

Let’s look back at the past of Saigon through the photos of LIFE magazine. Street stalls, girls in Ao dai or soldiers in the streets are familiar scenery  in Saigon, 1961. Related: Nightlife in Saigon  Tu Do Street (Dong Khoi Street nowadays), one of the most beautiful streets at the heart of Saigon. A couple on Le Loi Avenue Bustling …

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10 most highly-priced hotels in Vietnam

If you are planning a luxurious holiday in Vietnam, the following hotels may be a good reference.  Evason Hideaway The most expensive hotel is Evason Hideaway, a 5-star hotel in Ninh Van bay, just 15 minute boat ride away from Nha Trang. Evason Hideaway has 54 villas constructed by paved roads, beautiful beaches with blue sea, white sand and majestic …

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Vietnam has 3 out of 20 best hotels in Southeast Asia

According to Hot List 2013 revealed by CNTraveler on 15th August, 3 Vietnamese hotels entered top 20 best hotels in Southeast Asia. Based on readers’ rating from all over the world, 3 hotels namely Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi in Hanoi, Park Hyatt Saigon and Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers in Ho Chi Minh city are listed as the most attractive …

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Ben Thanh enters top 15 world’s best cuisine markets

The American USD Today Newspaper has announced the top most attractive markets in the world of which Vietnamese Ben Thanh market honourably enters the list. The selection is based on the ability to reflect food importance and local characteristics through items in the market. Not only is food supplier, but the markets in the list are also an ideal spot …

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Vietnam’s spectacular underground wonders

Son Doong cave, Cu Chi tunnel, dug-out in Metropole hotel are natural and artificial wonders introduced in many articles on CNN newspaper. Son Doong, the world’s largest cave The cave is 150 m wide, more than 200 m high and at least 5 km long. The explorers even can’t go to the end of the cave to provide an accurate …

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American magazine suggests 7 most attractive destinations in Vietnam

The American magazine Huffington Post has released an article introducing 7 most attractive destinations in Vietnam for tourists . Normally, tourists start their Vietnam throughout the tour at Hanoi capital and then go towards the South. Hanoi is a crowded bustling city but still retains the elegance of the traditional culture of Trang An people. Tourists will soon witness this …

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Ho Chi Minh to install cameras to protect tourists

Executing direction of Prime Minister about strengthening management of tourism environment, ensuring security and safety for tourists, Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee just requested the city’s Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism to coordinate with the police to finish the mission. Ho Chi Minh Department of Transportation and People’s Committee of districts in the city continue to boost management …

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Popular restaurants in Saigon

Regardless of being located in small alley with no sign and certain time opening hours, banh duc (steamed rice cake) in Phan Dang Luu, bun bo (beef noodle) in Ngo Thoi Nhiem and bun cha (grilled pork with vermicelli) in Nguyen Van Thu… are still crowded all the time. Banh duc in Phan Dang Luu According to senior customers, the …

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