Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnamese: Thành Phố Hồ Chí Minh) is the largest city in Vietnam with a population of around 7 million. Although it was renamed back in 1975 after the Vietnam war, it is still commonly referred to as Saigon by both Vietnamese and foreigners alike.
From the Ho Chi Minh Travel Guide
The place is really nice, accessible to market and other tourist spots. People are very accommodating and warm. ... more
One of the best things about this hostel is that owner and staff are very friendly and kind! I will definitly go there again when I go to ho chi min next time!! ... more
when i first contacted them by e-mail the answer i got was not only prompt, friendly and very helpful with instructions on price and which taxi would be the best to catch. As stated in their promo "Ly Loan is a friendly and cosy family run guesthouse" that is what it was they went out of their way to help us. ... more
New Year in Ho Chi Minh?
Has anyone ever spent New Years Eve in Ho Chi Minh and would you recommend it? Cheers! ...
Travel to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Hi everyone, I am tourist here in Singapore and i am leaving tomorrow to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. I am also planning to take bus ride from Vietnam to Phnom Phen and try to see the majestic Angkor Wat. I am not quite sure if there is a bus ride from Angkor Wat, Cambodia to Bangkok, Thailand. Can ...
Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh?
Hello, Just wondering if anyone has taken to all night/all day bus from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City? Any recommended bus companies, scams, things to watch out for etc? I've been to both countries before, but it was with a Gap tour thing, so all the transport was sorted for us. Any experiences anyone ...
Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City
We left the hotel at 6:00am and took a public bus to Ho Chi Min City. We got there and went to the market where Nisha bought dome bags. We then went for our farewell dinner at a stall outside the market, and went for drinks and said our goodbyes - was quite sad as we all got on really well. The next day we ...
Posted in Rohit & Nisha's Big Adventure by rohitnisha
Welcome to Vietnam!
After a resting day and night in Phnom Penh, we took a bus to Ho Chi Minh City, following the advice we got from this blog: http://artydubs.com/2013/05/11/direct-bus-from-phnom-penh-cambodia-to-ho-chi-minh-city-vietnam-mekong-express/ It cost us 13$/person and took about 5h. Funny thing is that they had karaoke playing on TV lol see pic ...
Posted in Meanwhile, in Southeast Asia by inesmpmelo