My Ho Chi Minh City Experience Part 6 – The Culture and People

Vietnam and Ho Chi Minh City in particular is an amazing place to go to. They are rich in history and culture and the people really makes the city so alive and vibrant. I truly enjoyed my visits to this city which was highlighted by the people I met and who I consider as friends.

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My Ho Chi Minh City Experience Part 5 – Finding Food

There are more meal times than planned meals during our travel to Ho Chi Minh City. And in all honesty I find that is the case more often than not when travelling. This is a very exciting time because you never really know where you’ll end up in and what you’ll be eating. So here are three of those happy surprises!

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My Ho Chi Minh City Experience Part 2 – First Few Days in the City

I’m in Vietnam. First time I flied on my own to boot. It didn’t sink in to me immediately as my only focus was to get through security, customs, and get a ride to my hotel.

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My Ho Chi Minh City Experience Part 1 – Why I am Excited about Ho Chi Minh City

I have a special place in my heart for Ho Chi Minh City. For Saigon. Not just because of its rustic elegance. Or its delicious food. Or its warm and welcoming people. But because of all these and many more experiences that the city has given me.

The first time I heard about Ho Chi Minh City was through the Discovery Channel. It was a documentary film about the Vietnam War. It chronicled the history of the name change from Saigon to Ho Chi Minh City.

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