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Useful Information for Your Vietnam Travel

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Vietnam has long been characterized by the infamous Vietnam War and the signature food as Pho or Banh Mi. More than widely known things, Vietnam is worth traveling around, and exploring this fast-paced country means experiencing the amazing things inside from the bustling delta to the incredible cuisine. To be ready for possible things and plan you...

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A City Layout of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

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Previously, we wrote an article on the 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 Min...

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Popular Night Clubs in Ho Chi Minh City

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In recent years, Ho Chi Minh does not fail to disappoint in the nightlife entertainment scenes, especially with the numerous trendy sky bars and fancy night clubs popping up as a result of the city’s rapid development into a metropolitan. If you get a chance to visit this lively city, take some time to stop by some of these popular night club&...

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Cho Quan Church in Ho Chi Minh City

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Most people know of the Notre Dame Cathedral - arguably the most famous church in Ho Chi Minh City. Surprisingly, Notre Dame Cathedral is not the most ancient one in the city. In fact, Cho Quan Church is the most ancient church in Ho Chi Minh City and is located in Chinatown.  A Brief History of the Church In the 1700s, a large numbe...

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Try These Dishes on Your Saigon Food Tour

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On your Saigon food tour, you will not only find food signatures of Southern Vietnam but also get to try specialties from other regions as well. As a hub of Vietnamese culture in the south, Saigon is also the place where you can find dishes of any region in Vietnam. Most of the famous Southern Vietnam dishes are from the Mekong Delta or the southwe...

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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 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 City is ...

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A Guide to Drinking Vietnamese Coffee

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Coffee is one of the popular social drinks in Vietnam not consumed on the run. The locals prefer to sit in cafes or vendors along the streets and leisurely catch up on life over coffee. With favorable growing regions in the central highlands, to the surprise of most coffee consumers, it is the second-largest coffee-producing nation in the world wit...

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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 goo...

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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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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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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 the friendly people. If it is impossible to visit many places just on foot, public transportation...

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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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The Lotus Symbol in Vietnamese Culture

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The lotus is an iconic flower of purity and appears in many ancient Asian cultures. This is a kind of special flower that people love and idolize, especially in Buddhist culture. The lotus symbol in Vietnam is the icon of Vietnamese characters and has interesting meanings in various aspects such as culture, arts, and foods.  Check out our priv...

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Ho Chi Minh Campaign Museum

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The main entrance of Ho Chi Minh Campaign Museum Built in the early 20th century by a French architect, the building was used as a college for military defense during the time Republic of Vietnam. It was not until 1986 that the Ho Chi Minh Campaign Museum was established to preserve and exhibit important historical artifacts used during the Ho Chi ...

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Things to Do in Saigon at Day

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Saigon is well-known for being extremely vibrant at night, with many food streets and clubs. However, the city at day also looks very active with plenty of attractive destinations and historical landmarks. Some Useful Information about Traveling in Saigon Located in the tropical climate, Saigon has two distinct seasons, the rainy season (from April...

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Expat Tours in Vietnam

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Settling into this Southeast Asian country for quite some time but still, you feel like you haven’t known much about it? If this is the case, we recommend you try some expat tours in Vietnam! In this guide, we’ll tell you why you should do so, give you tips on choosing a decent expat tour, and finally present to you a breakdown of must-visit landma...

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Have a Vacation to Vietnam - Why not?

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Are you exploring Southeast Asia? Even though there are some similarities in the culture and landscape, each country will leave you different impressions as the combination of people’s lifestyle, culture, history, attractions, and the way these are presented varies from one place to another and from time to time. Besides the popular tourist countri...

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Where to Eat Insects in Ho Chi Minh City

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Insects, bugs, and mealworms are not the everyday meals of the Vietnamese and might even be scary for some locals. However, for those brave enough to try, you can also find quite an amount of restaurants or farms raising these insects to turn them into foods. It is said that insects' protein is better than traditional meats, but there hasn’t b...

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Minh Dang Quang Buddhist Institute

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Named after an influential Vietnamese monk, the Minh Dang Quang Buddhist Institute is a huge construction project in District 2, far from Ho Chi Minh City's center. A visit to this sector would give you an instant peacefulness thanks to its quiet and calm surroundings. Moreover, meditation and mindfulness are extremely beneficial for your health an...

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Tan Dinh Market Review

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In the years of development and integration, dynamic cities like Ho Chi Minh City are packed with high-end shopping malls, and the city gradually becomes a shopping paradise to locals and foreign visitors coming from every corner around the world. However, to some people, the local markets are the best highlight of Vietnam as a whole and parts of V...

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What to Eat in Ho Chi Minh City

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Major Airports in Vietnam

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How to Travel from Hanoi to Da Nang

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Best Places to Stay in Vietnam

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