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Hotels in Sapa - Living It Up on the Roof of Vietnam

Sapa’s misty mountains and traced valleys are dreams inflight magazines are made for. From luxury spa retreats, to rustic eco-lodges outside Sapa, there’s a place for you. Things, however, can get pricey, but our best hotel picks will make your stay all the more memorable.
Ho Chi Minh

Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral: A Vatican Basilica in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica is a key landmark in Ho Chi Minh City. The red bricks and all other materials were imported from France between 1863 and 1880. There are many interesting things about Saigon Cathedral, and the faithful can still attend mass every day.
Ho Chi Minh

Saigon Food in Vietnam: 25 Amazing Must-try Dishes

Vietnamese food is different from region to region and in Saigon, they all come together. There are, nonetheless, unique features that make Saigon food stand out. After reading this article, you’ll know for certain which are the best dishes in Saigon and where to find them.
Ho Chi Minh

Cu Chi Tunnels: End of the Ho Chi Minh Trail

The Cu Chi Tunnels are truly one of the most remarkable underground constructions in the world. Almost fifty years after the end of the Vietnamese American War in 1975, they continue to tell their fascinating story. Don’t leave Vietnam without touching the raw nerve of Cu Chi.
Ho Chi Minh

Saigon Central Post Office— An Architectural Delight in Ho Chi Minh City

Saigon Central Post Office is arguably the best French colonial structure in Ho Chi Minh City. Step inside to an unforgettable experience of grandeur and style, pen a postcard at an antique desk, or browse the store for traditional toys and souvenirs. You’ll be charmed.
Ho Chi Minh

Cholon in Saigon or Chinatown in Ho Chi Minh City

Cholon, or Chinatown, used to be a separate city to Saigon. The word means ‘big market’, but there’s much more to Cholon and its place in the story of Saigon. Before you head to Saigon Chinatown, read about its unique character, food, pagodas, markets, and local customs.
Sapa

Hotels in Sapa - Living It Up on the Roof of Vietnam

Sapa’s misty mountains and traced valleys are dreams inflight magazines are made for. From luxury spa retreats, to rustic eco-lodges outside Sapa, there’s a place for you. Things, however, can get pricey, but our best hotel picks will make your stay all the more memorable.
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Ho Chi Minh

Saigon Food in Vietnam: 25 Amazing Must-try Dishes

Vietnamese food is different from region to region and in Saigon, they all come together. There are, nonetheless, unique features that make Saigon food stand out. After reading this article, you’ll know for certain which are the best dishes in Saigon and where to find them.
Read more
Ho Chi Minh

Cu Chi Tunnels: End of the Ho Chi Minh Trail

The Cu Chi Tunnels are truly one of the most remarkable underground constructions in the world. Almost fifty years after the end of the Vietnamese American War in 1975, they continue to tell their fascinating story. Don’t leave Vietnam without touching the raw nerve of Cu Chi.
Read more
Ho Chi Minh

Cholon in Saigon or Chinatown in Ho Chi Minh City

Cholon, or Chinatown, used to be a separate city to Saigon. The word means ‘big market’, but there’s much more to Cholon and its place in the story of Saigon. Before you head to Saigon Chinatown, read about its unique character, food, pagodas, markets, and local customs.
Read more
Ho Chi Minh

Independence Palace in Ho Chi Minh City

Independence Palace in Ho Chi Minh City has witnessed many turbulent events. From bombings, to assassinations, to coup d’etats, this iconic building has many stories to tell. It’s main message though, communicated through its design, is one of national strength and unity.
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