ho chi minh city

Check out this Amazing video about the Frenetic Traffic In HCMC!

THE FRENETIC TRAFFIC IN HO CHI MINH CITY Traffic in Frenetic HCMC, Vietnam from Rob Whitworth on Vimeo. Rob Whitworth is a prominent urban filmmaker with his excellent knowledge and experience in time-lapse photography. You can easily recognize his work which reveals places around the world through powerful and compelling photographic […]

fees for traffic violations in Vietnam

Dogs in Vietnam from pets to food for humans

Eating Dogs in Vietnam….When pets become food 1

Dog meat and dog restaurants in Vietnam and around the world Every year, hundreds of thousand of pets are snatched in Thailand, then smuggled into Vietnam. The increased demand for dog meat in the Vietnamese market means that a  higher number of dogs are killed every year in order to […]

Italian cuisine with a Japanese twist based in Saigon, Vietnam – Pizza 4P’s

Globalization has been bringing the world to become smaller as well as blending cultures together, particularly when speaking of cuisine. Pizza could be one of the Italian greatest and most popular foods ever. We are accustomed to the fact that pizza is an Italian dish; therefore, the best quality that […]


Saigon Charlie's chili competition

Hot chili eating contest at Zebrafish (courtesy of Saigon Charlie’s chili sauce)

Did you know that if you eat a very spicy chilly, you can get hiccups while your body is trying to adjust to the waves of heat that are flooding it? Sweating and tears rolling down your cheeks are more common symptoms. I never had the hiccups before, now its done, […]

Touch Caffè, a nice and cosy place in District 3 Saigon

Everyone has a secret place to hide himself or herself as they need to be alone for some time. For me, it is a coffee shop, Touch Caffè a calm oasis which is located in the midst of the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City, near the crossroad […]

Coffee cups Touch caffè Saigon Vietnam

Bicycle shop and repairs in Saigon (HCMC) 3

Bike (bicycle) repairs, a great address close to Districts 1, 2, 3 and 4 in Saigon (HCMC): Mr. Tri’s bike shop!

Here is an excellent address to get your bike (pedal bike) repaired or even buy a customized bicycle. After trying out other options in the most obvious places, from the modern and foreign run bike shop in Thao Dien, District 2 to the other more local places around town, mostly […]

How do you ride a motorcycle in Saigon (HCMC) and live to tell the story?

The convenience offered by motorcycles make them the most preferred mode of transportation for many residents of Saigon, this is because of their reliability, affordability and ease of use. However, there have been a rising number of accidents involving motorcycles in Saigon because of the presence of rogue road users […]


Scallops grilled with scallion

Enjoying unique seafood in Saigon – A wonderful experience in Vietnam

A majority of you might think that seafood should be enjoyed in coastal cities. However, in this article, I will reveal a very beautiful restaurant to enjoy fresh seafood and it is located in the center of Saigon. A unique seafood restaurant in Saigon Seafood in Be Vang restaurant is […]

Minh Tam Bread and Coffee – The story of “banh mi Saigon” 2

The story of “banh mi Saigon” (Saigon bread) If you have a chance to arrive Saigon, don’t forget to try “bánh mì Saigon” (/ˈbæn ˌmiː/), a special type of sandwiches and breads in Saigon. People believed that by the time the bread, or baguette for more specifically, was brought to […]

Minh Tam Bread and Coffee - The story of "banh mi Saigon"

Turtle Lake

Turtle Lake – Mysterious stories at the center of Saigon (HCMC)

For those who have ever been to Saigon (HCMC), Vietnam, you cannot miss any of these four ancient Saigon’s symbols include: Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica (Nhà thờ Đức Bà), Saigon Central Post office (Bưu điện Trung tâm Sài Gòn), Independence Palace (Dinh Độc lập) and Turtle Lake (Công trường Quốc tế […]

Wally Lopez in Vietnam

Wally Lopez hits HCMC at Blanchy’s Tash this Saturday 15th of February

Ángel David López Álvarez, also known as (aka) Wally López, began mixing at the age of 13 and his career has spanned the hottest clubs from Miami to Ibiza. Blanchy’s Tash in its unstoppable momentum of taking Saigon (HCMC) to the front line of the international clubbing scene is bringing this […]

Light and music show at the Reunification Palace

A wonderful night with light and music at the Reunification Palace!

Wonderful and impressive! These are words that I can use to describe the light and music show at the Reunification Palace last weekend! Many people gathered in the big yard of the Reunification Palace from early evening to get a place and chance to see this exciting show. Furthermore, that […]

First MMA (mixed martial arts) event in Saigon (HCMC), Vietnam

A night of MMA fights in Saigon (HCMC), Vietnam We experienced a great moment yesterday, the 6th of October 2013. While not the very first MMA (mixed martial arts) show in Vietnam (there was one last year organized by the same gyms as today), this was a significant event in […]

MMA fighting in Saigon, Vietnam

Movies and cinemas in Saigon (HCMC), Vietnam

A new gateway to movies in Vietnam : Dimovie.vn, all you need to know about cinemas in Saigon (HCMC)

CINEMA @HCMC If I tell you “cinema in Vietnam”, one of the first things that might pop in your mind is “yeah, sure I can get any movie currently on screen at the corner of the street for less than 20’000 VND”… That might be right, but did you also […]

House for rent in Ho Chi Minh and Apartment for rent in Ho Chi Minh

Whereas Ha Noi is considered a cultural center of Viet Nam, Ho chi Minh is considered as the economic center of Viet Nam. That’s the reason why most of young people want to live and work in this city. As a result, the population of Ho Chi Minh has been […]