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Should I Travel in Saigon on a Motorbike?

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Known as a bustling, contemporary city, Saigon does not fail to amaze visitors with how crowded it is. With an estimated population of 8.3 million people, it is home to 7.4 million motorbikes. And as the motorbike is the most popular means of transportation in the entire country, it is hard to walk along a street without seeing one. First intr...

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What $1 Can Buy in Vietnam

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Have ever thought of going shopping with only $1 (US dollar)? In Vietnam, with each dollar, you can exchange for about VND 23,000 as of July 2018. With this amount of money, you are definitely able to purchase a few necessities: 2 bottles of water 1 bottle/can of beer or soft drinks 1 serving of street foods like Banh trang tron, sticky rice, ...

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20 Best Vietnamese Dishes

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Vietnamese cuisine is not only about eating but also about a country’s history and culture. Vietnam has been renowned for its food diversity and every dish promises to be a unique experience. Don’t know what to try first? Here are our recommendations for 20 must-try Vietnamese dishes, in no particular order: 1. Banh Mi Originated from France, the&n...

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How Vietnamese Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

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The moon has a special place in Vietnamese culture. Vietnam has many holidays, official and unofficial ones. Today we will discuss a holiday where the moon is the main theme, that is the Vietnamese Mid-autumn Festival also known as Trung Thu. The Origin of Vietnamese Mid-Autumn Festival Nobody knows for sure how and when the Vietnamese Mid-autumn F...

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Why We Love Ho Chi Minh City

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Discover 8 reasons why we love Ho Chi Minh City as locals from the city Looking for good reasons to visit Ho Chi Minh City? Discover the most populous city in Vietnam from the locals' perspectives to see why people just love this city so much regardless of where they come from! Let’s begin our countdown! 1. Architecture in its best form The citysca...

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Ho Chi Minh City Tour on Scooters

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Ho Chi Minh City Tour on scooters or motorbikes is one of the best choices you can make. Most of the streets in the city are quite small and packed with a lot of private transportation so using the scooter you can easily weaving through the traffic, get to your destinations whether they are on the opened streets or deep in zig-zag alleyways in a bl...

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Booking a Foodie Scooter Tour in Saigon? Read Our Precautions

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Are you a foodie traveler? Saigon will be your perfect destination. Hopping on a scooter and trying the variety of foods around the city will be the highlight of your whole trip. If you still have doubts when booking a foodie scooter tour in Saigon, read our precautions and prepare for the delightful trip. Precautions before booking a Foodie Scoote...

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Tan Son Nhat International Airport Guide

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This guide will include maps of terminals and direction to some of the facilities in Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN). It is a busy airport in Ho Chi Minh City with both domestic and international flights running every day. Its capacity and number of passengers are also among the highest in Vietnam. Tan Son Nhat International Airport Map Ad...

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One-month Vietnam Itinerary

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Some travelers plan to drop by Vietnam just for a short time but get mesmerized and decide to linger for months. Discover the charms of Vietnam as manifested in the North, South and Central regions with our guide to one-month Vietnam itinerary! In this ultimate plan we give you essential know-before-you-go tips, pick out the best places to go, the ...

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Common Vietnamese Vegetables

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In Vietnam, people love eating different kinds of vegetables. One of the reasons is that vegetables contain many vitamins and nutrients good for health. Moreover, the taste and fragrance of each vegetable make the dishes more flavorful. In almost every Vietnamese dish, you will find certain types of greens that are either part of the main ingredien...

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Vietnamese Traditional Toys and Games

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There are many traditional toys in Vietnam that were invented a very long time ago and passed down from generation to generation. Depending on the region, these toys and games are varied. In this guide, here is a list of some of the most popular toys and games that are the most iconic to represent Vietnamese culture. Traditional Toys of Vietnam Tò ...

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Our Precautions on Hired Transportations in Ho Chi Minh City

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Ho Chi Minh City is step by step becoming the cultural exchange center of Southeast Asia and around the world. By traveling to Ho Chi Minh City, you would have the opportunity to discover the beautiful destinations, the unique cuisine of Vietnamese and friendly people. If it is impossible to visit many places just on foot, public transportation is ...

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Itineraries for a Saigon Walking Tour

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As a center of economy in Vietnam, Saigon welcomes visitors from all over the world to the city for business trips and touring. It is not difficult to explore the culture of the city since there are many kinds of attractions and activities in Saigon. Touring Saigon on a motorbike is the most convenient option for full exploration, but getting aroun...

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Folk Religion in Vietnam - Vietnamese Gods

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Folk religion in Vietnam is a long-established Vietnamese religion that reflects the locals' life in the past and their beliefs in supernatural forces applied in daily life events. Therefore, this indigenous religion usually creates unique ethnic customs and becomes an indispensable part when it comes of Vietnamese traditions. Promoting human and n...

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Our Recommended Itineraries for Touring Saigon in Half, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Days

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There are many things to discover in Saigon; you will always find something new at each location in this beautiful city. Try our recommended itineraries for touring Saigon and get the best out of your adventure. Some notes about the best time for touring Saigon itineraries are: In the dry season (November - March), the morning and afternoon are a g...

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Cao Dai Temple in the Tay Ninh Holy See

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There are over 10 official religions in Vietnam, and Caodaism is an indigenous one. Constructed in the holy land, Toa Thanh Temple (or as some called: "Cao Dai Temple", but its official name is Toa Thanh Temple) has stood vividly as a headquarter, a home of Caodaists, and an important religious place in Vietnam. About Cao Dai Religion Caodaism, or ...

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Is it Worth to Sign up for Free Tours in Ho Chi Minh City?

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You are planning to visit Ho Chi Minh City and wondering what kind of city tours you should take? You have heard so much about them, but still wonder if it is worth to sign up for free tours in Ho Chi Minh City? Read our article and make your decisions. What You Should Know about Free Tours in Ho Chi Minh City Most of the free tours in Ho Chi Minh ...

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A City Layout of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

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Previously, we wrote an article on Overview of Ho Chi Minh City’s 24 districts. Today we’ll reveal Ho Chi Minh City Layout, by districts and popular areas, highlighting the best of Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, the most crowded city in Vietnam. A Brief Ho Chi Minh City Layout - Downtown Districts and Suburban Districts Ho Chi Minh City La...

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Weather in Ho Chi Minh City

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Vietnam is divided into 3 different regions (North, Central, and South) blessed with distinctive weather making each part of the country charming in its own way. Located in the south with amazing heritages and mixed cultures of east and west, Ho Chi Minh City is a popular destination for tourists and backpackers because of its tropical weather. Ho ...

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A Guide to Shopping in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)

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Besides visiting historical landmarks, shopping is also an interesting thing to do that can help you understand more about the lifestyle of people in Saigon. So let's get insights about the fanciest shopping malls, the shopping streets, as well as the crowded local markets in the city. 1/ Shopping Malls in Saigon Full Guide: Top Shopping Malls in H...

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