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
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
Travel day to Vietnam!
Today was a travel day. Flew from Chiang Mai to Bangkok and then onto Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. First impression, the traffic is absolutely crazy here. Holy 1 million scooters! It will be a challenge crossing the streets. The streets are lit up for Christmas and New Years and like Ron said, 20 ...
Posted in Ron & Marti's Big Adventure by mdudun