Most people I talk to know about the two reliable cab companies, but I still read how people are getting ripped off to this day, and how they are getting ripped off is absurd. Anyway the two taxi... more
From Ben Thanh Bus Station opposite Ben Thanh Market apparently you can
travel to Moc Bai, which is the town nearest to the border crossing.
First bus at 5:40am and then every 40 minutes.
The price... more
the Cyclo is a tricycle taxi similar to rickshaws and tuktuks and can be found around saigon but the motorcycle taxi sevice are more numerous than the cyclos. It is a fun and sometimes, adventurous... more
If you have a long lay over for a connecting flight or just want to hang around and relax while waiting for your flight and more so if you have a Diners Club Credit Card, then you can enter the... more
They have a number of Saigon River day cruise and night cruise available for all types of budgets. The Day cruise usually goes around the Saigon River and to other parts of the South like in the Cu... more
Booking a private tour for a really small group is dang more expensive than booking than in a big tour group but there are advantages in it like having your own time in touring a particular area and... more
Written before the trip @ Changi Airport : I'm filled with anticipation as I'm writing this. I'm finally going to HoChiMinCity! Since I only have a few days here, I intend to have a blast of a time......
Things have changed dramatically since I first started coming here over 12 years ago, it's modernising, you can buy just about anything (well sort of, you can get marmite at least now) and the economy...
Saigon was kind of a magical name to me. After seeing so many movies and books about old Saigon, Saigon at the colonialist period, french Saigon... I admit I had an idealised concept of the city. I......