Travel Blogs from Ho Chi Minh City
After MONTHS of planning we finally arrived in Saigon to start our journey. Can't believe it's finally here! So good to catch up and happy to be on vacation! Theresa is arriving after a week in Thailand where she got her diving certification and explored Bangkok a little. Megan arrives after a LONG 23 hour flight from Chicago. Can't complain too …
I'm out of Cambodia and making my way back to the States. I left this morning from Siem Reap and was supposed to stay the night in Kuala Lumpur. After looking at the stand-by situation I decided to beat feet and try to get back home on an earlier flight - not sure if it was a good choice yet or not, maybe tomorrow will tell.
We stayed in …
... you at some point (I think it's some kind of rubber goo but I couldn't time cause it was pitch dark)
We barely got passed gate 3 and my cousins flipped and there was no way in that you could pay me further to go in. I was already scared out of my wits.
Note of advice: If you go in there, have someone outside hold your stuff. It's pitch black and there's even a sign outside that says watch for pickpocketers which in an ...
... came back accepting our offer! Re-SULT! We now had two bikes for $460, which was a very good price and we were happy we'd got a good deal.
We went to a bank to get the cash and then had a hard time finding somewhere to exchange the Dong into Dollars, but found somewhere eventually. We made our way to Josh where he and his girlfriend, Jess, were waiting and the moment had come. We exchanged the money for the registration card and it was official, we had just bought a ...
... he knows his stuff! Again it's quite touristy but so pretty with lots of twinkly lights and traditional lanterns. The tables have a little gas fired hot plate in the middle, and the food comes ready to cook, we choose the skewers of beef, fish and vegetables and barbecue away, with a bit of help from the staff too! It's so atmospheric, great food (Steve says the beef & cheese is to die for) and great fun, we love it!
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking