Tag: hcmc

November 23, 2016

At the Airport The international airport of HCMC (Ho Chi Minh City) is Ton Son Nhat International Airport. It was built by the French back in the 1930s and later on it was used as a military airfield during the Vietnam war (renamed to Tan Son Nhut), and it became…

November 22, 2016

No matter where you are from, Europe, America, or even Asia, cultural shocks will definitely hit you even beforeĀ arrival. Climate and safety will be your other concern during the trip. Please do not be surprised when you enter the cabin of the aircraft to find some people sitting on your…

November 15, 2016

I am sure there must be one thousand questions in your head right after booking your flight. The very first question being where should I stay? There are literally THOUSANDS of hotels in Ho Chi Minh City and I am not joking. Ranging from a few dollars for a hammock…

November 8, 2013

There is nothing more frustrating than trying to tell a taxi driver where you want to go in Saigon. Vietnamese Lesson: Here are some useful phrases to help you express better. The first thing you will hear is most likely “… dee dow?” It means … ‘go where?’ “dee Saigon…