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Bun Cha - Hanoi’s Classic in Ho Chi Minh City

Bun cha or Bun cha Hanoi is known as Kebab rice noodles in English. The dish is thought to have an origin in Northern Vietnam and can be considered one of the specialties of Hanoi cuisine. This authentic dish gets even more popular when President Obama and Chef Anthony Bourdain sit down at a Bun cha store on their business trip to Vietnam.What is B...
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Guest — Kent Turner
Very nice, still can't get the authentic taste like in Hanoi though
Saturday, 19 October 2019 23:45
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3 Local Cheap Eats in Ho Chi Minh City

There is no doubt that Ho Chi Minh City is a paradise for street foods and cheap eats. In almost every street you can find stalls, vendors selling foods all days, especially in the late afternoon to evening. In this guide, we will have a review of 3 cheap eats in Ho Chi Minh City that many locals opt for.Cheap Eats Styles in Ho Chi Minh CityThere a...
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Guest — Yasmine
The Hai Ba Trung Alley was near my hotel and a close walking distance to reach. I went at around 5 PM and it was really crowded, m... Read More
Wednesday, 29 January 2020 15:49
Guest — Amanda
thank you for your guide. The 76 alley hai ba trung is easy to find, but the other places are not ... Read More
Sunday, 27 October 2019 12:07
Guest — Diane Powell
is it safe to eat on the streets?
Saturday, 19 October 2019 23:13

Vietnamese Food Tour: What to Eat in Central Vietnam (Part 2)

The central of Vietnam is the area with extreme climate and barren. Therefore, the ingredients such as meat and vegetable are not really diversified. People in Central Vietnam prefer salty and spicy dishes. Sometimes, they even consider whether a dish is good or not based on whether this dish is spicy enough or not.Banh Khoai or Banh Xeo Mien Trung...
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Binh Tay Market in Cho Lon (Ho Chi Minh City)

Binh Tay market, also known as the name Cho Lon Moi (The New Market), has played an important role in Ho Chi Minh City’s residents' daily life. Sitting on Thap Muoi Street, considered as the heart of Chinatown, the Binh Tay Market is the central local market in District 6 and one of the biggest local markets in Ho Chi Minh City. In the 1920s of the...
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A very busy and crowded market, anyone visiting here should beware of things falling over from the motorbikes carrying heavy loads... Read More
Saturday, 26 October 2019 14:52
Guest — Henry
An exciting place to learn about the local lifestyles
Friday, 11 October 2019 22:59

What to do in Saigon Day Tours

Saigon, a multicultural city, always magnetizes those who wish to know more about the Vietnamese lifestyle and specialties. There are many things to put on your list of what to do in Saigon day tours, as well as many one-day trips you can make from the city. Check our guide and start planning your fun adventure.1. Saigon Half-day ToursVisiting Attr...
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It was amazing to join you guys on the tour. Your tour guides planned a very nice itinerary and took us to a lot of different attr... Read More
Saturday, 04 January 2020 13:53
Guest — Jacquelyn Hamilton
Join these city tours to visit beautiful places, try good food and amazing coffee
Saturday, 26 October 2019 14:55

Banh Cuon in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City is widely known as a Vietnamese street food paradise with a variety of Vietnamese rice-based dishes in which Banh cuon is always a top favorite specialty. It would be incomplete not to try this Vietnamese steamed rice rolls when traveling to Ho Chi Minh City.What is Banh Cuon?Vietnamese Steamed Rice Roll, or Banh Cuon, is a traditi...
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Guest — Kayleen Orbriana
I've missed this dish since finishing the food tour with you guys. It's impossible to find the same taste in the States
Tuesday, 10 March 2020 13:06
Guest — Joah Neece
Oh I remember trying this on the food tour. I was skeptical of the fish sauce at first, but it is actually so good, makes the whol... Read More
Saturday, 04 January 2020 13:32
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Highly recommend to sign up on a food tour with this company, absolutely the best ... Read More
Sunday, 27 October 2019 14:08

Vietnamese Drinks: Tea Houses in Ho Chi Minh City

Even though Vietnamese coffee is the most popular drink, but there are more and more people use tea because of the health benefits and variety of flavors. There are many coffee shops also serving tea in their supplementary menu, but in this guide, we will introduce you tea houses in Ho Chi Minh City where you can find many healthy drinks.Types of T...
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Guest — Kirsten Bells
The 38 tea house is amazing. The space is small, but it is great to be surrounded by fresh and beautiful plants and flowers
Saturday, 04 January 2020 13:23
Guest — Elin
I like the Song Hy tea house and the set up is very cool. Had free tea there.
Sunday, 27 October 2019 13:02

Ho Chi Minh Two-Day Itineraries

What can you do in Ho Chi Minh City in two days? Our blog will go through Ho Chi Minh City two-day itineraries with suggested activities, attractions, shopping, and eating. Check it out below and start planning your trip.Ho Chi Minh City Two-Day ItinerariesDay 1: See details in our previous guide Ho Chi Minh City One-Day Itineraries.Day 2...
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The tour was great fun, thanks for showing me around the city
Saturday, 26 October 2019 14:35
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Vietnamese Street Foods: The Papaya Salad

Papaya salad, or Goi du du in Vietnamese, is among one of the many dishes in Ho Chi Minh City's street foods paradise. This simple snack has always been the favorite of the locals for many years, but it might be something new for you as a traveler to try.Origin of the Papaya SaladThe origin of papaya salad is still unclear, but it is a popular dish...
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How to Visit Saigon on a Budget

Despite being one of the most developed cities in Southeast Asia, visiting Saigon or Ho Chi Minh City on a budget is absolutely possible. Various activities and attractions in Saigon would probably fit every budget. Have a look at our tips and guide for an affordable and memorable visit to Saigon.Explore Free Attractions in SaigonNotre Dame Cathedr...
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you recommend very good places to shop
Saturday, 26 October 2019 13:47
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