Tag: Ho Chi Minh City

Sand Dunes of Mui Ne

The white sand dunes is the main attraction of Mui Ne and one of Vietnam’s charming tourist destinations. The massive Saharan dunes is located  almost 4 hours north of Saigon. The dunes range from gold to pure white. A small stand of pine tree sit on the southern […]

A Day In Ho Chi Minh Museum

Ho Chi Minh Museum or locally known as Dragon House is located near the Saigon River. The building used to be a Customs House erected in mid 1800s during the French Colonial Period.   Today, it houses some of the most important personal belongings of Vietnam’s most famous […]

Vietnamese Traditional Breakfast

What makes a visit to Saigon more worthwhile? Answer: An authentic Vietnamese breakfast of Pho by the road eaten before 6AM while seated in a a small wooden chair. Pho is perhaps Vietnam’s most popular dish and could be found all over the country. Interestingly, it is also […]

Mekong Delta Cruise

The Mekong Delta tour is best done joining a package tour. I never heard of anyone doing this solo or not booked through a travel agent.  Available packages are same day tour, 2 days and there is even a 5-day tour.  I took the same day tour and […]

Top Places To Visit in Saigon

Saigon or what is now known as Ho Chi Minh City is located South of Vietnam.  It is located 2 hours and 40 minutes away from Manila by flight.  Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines and Vietnam Airlines have daily flights to Saigon.  I have visited Saigon 3x in 2011. […]