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

fees for traffic violations in Vietnam

Information about traffic violation penalties fees for car drivers in Vietnam

Traffic and driving in Vietnam is complicated, annoying, dangerous and a volley of other terms that will come to each readers’ minds. You need nerves of steel and a great deal of patience to manage it but it is really a part of everyday life living here. To get from […]

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, […]

Saigon Charlie's chili competition

Coffee cups Touch caffè Saigon Vietnam

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Turtle Lake

MMA fighting in Saigon, Vietnam

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 […]

Baba’s Kitchen, Indian restaurant in Thao Dien, An Phu, District 2, HCMC (Saigon)

We were impatient to see them open their doors! After gathering a huge following at its original location, in the heart of back-packer town, at 164 Bui Vien, Baba’s kitchen is coming to District 2. What a great addition to the restaurant and food scene in this much more peaceful […]

Indian restaurant Thao Dien HCMC MENU1

Crepe Suzettes with Vanilla ice cream in Saigon

Mandarine restaurant, one of the best traditional Vietnamese restaurants in HCMC

It was very lucky that I won a lucky draw in an event which held by Hard Rock cafe. Actually, that prize was not very valuable (a 1 000 000VND coupon) but it was a chance for me and my family to try one of the best traditional Vietnamese restaurants […]

A new gateway to movies in Vietnam :, 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 […]

Movies and cinemas in Saigon (HCMC), Vietnam