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Cù Chi Tunnels

Cù Chi Tunnels (Cu Chi District, Ho Chi Minh City) – located just over an hour via car (36 km.) outside of downtown Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), the Cu Chi Tunnels are a vast network of underground tunnels from the 1940s, expanded by guerrilla Viet Cong during the American War. The tunnels were hiding […]

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China Beach

China Beach – a.k.a. Non Nuoc Beach, this beach is located in central Vietnam (844 km. north of Ho Chi Minh City), and is most famous for its 20-mile stretch of luscious beachfront property. This is where US troops landed during the Vietnam War in the 1970s. It was also known for being a hangout […]

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Diamond Plaza

Diamond Plaza (34 Le Duan Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh) – this Ho Chi Minh City shopping center is older than Vincom. Still, it also has its share of major retailers, such as Burberry, DKNY, Lancome, The Body Shop, Versace, MAC, and others. Along with other amenities, such as food court, Diamond Plaza also […]

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2 Lam Son

2 Lam Son (Park Hyatt Saigon, 2 Lam Son Square, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City) — Park Hyatt Saigon not only features many best Ho Chi Minh restaurants, but a stylish, contemporary bar that adds to the vibrant nightlife of Saigon. The martini bar, 2 Lam Son is modern in design with a Vietnamese […]

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Angelina

Angelina (Hotel Metropole, 15 Ngo Quyen Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi) – Angelina at the Hotel Metropole Hanoi is more than just a restaurant, it’s also Hanoi’s hip hotspot. Where all Hanoi meets up to sample wine, Italian spirits, new and original cocktails, martinis and rare cigars. Often a crowd of over 100 people gather […]

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CAR RENTALS

CAR RENTALS – the following car rental agencies operate in Ho Chi Minh City: Budget Car Rental: +84 96 405 8978 Hertz: +84 90 248 0586 TG Car Rental: +84 93 688 6657 Saigon Private Car Co.: +84 90 268 9426  

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Cao Dai Temple

Cao Dai Temple (Hoa Thanh District, 5km southeast of Tay Ninh City) – located 2 hours (89 km.) northwest of Ho Chi Minh City, this temple is the center of the Cao Dai faith, a religion that has taken bits of Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, Taoism and Confucianism. Tourists are welcome to visit the temple and […]

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About Vietnam

Vietnam, along with Thailand, is one of the most historically significant parts of Southeast Asia. Due to its geographic location, Vietnam was subjected to Chinese imperial rule for over a millennium, before the rise of its own royalty, which lasted through the medieval years. The French put that to an end when they colonized both […]