The Landmark

5b Ton Duc Thang Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnam, a culinary experience!

A travel blog entry by emandtim on Mar 25, 2014

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Our travels have continued and we have now just finished a 2 week stay in Vietnam. Looking back at these 2 weeks I think the first thing that comes to mind is "a culinary experience". I have been a fan of Vietnamese food before, but these weeks really opened my eyes to a bunch of new dishes. In conclusion, lots of veggies, fresh spices and hot …

Mui Ne, Dalat and Saigon: Final Leg

A travel blog entry by cgray

... some traditional vietnamese music consisting of a hilarious version of "if you're happy and you know it" and to the tune of "auld lang syne" sang a song with the only lyrics being "vietnam ho chi minh". I did a pub crawl to celebrate my last night in Nam and before leaving the next day, hit up a massive indoor market of food clothes and souvenirs. I am now at the airport in Taiwan and will be arriving in Van shortly. Here are some tidbits ...

Cu chi tunnels

A travel blog entry by kayleyskipworth

... leg in or give me 2 years and I will find in there no problem. Ella managed to get in there so we got a good picture of her in there. After the secret tunnel we started to look at some of the booby traps which were horrible. The one we first saw was like a sew saw effect so if you stand on one end it moves and you fall under where there is a pit full of spikes. You could clearly see they wanted to cause pain. The open openings were quite big to be fair but ...

Vietnam: Past, Present, and Future

A travel blog entry by rangjill


... made a hop, skip, and a jump from boat to van to bus. This was difficult considering we did not know any Vietnamese and most locals spoke little to no English. We were surprised that in the whole process, we didn't see one other traveller. One aspect of travelling through south east Asia that we found interesting is how different Asian countries in close proximity to one another can be. Thai's drive on the left side of the road; Vietnamese drive on the right. The Thai language ...

Ho Chi Minh City

A travel blog entry by natandross


... the south. One great fact is that the original network of tunnels are so long that it's possible to escape to Cambodia through them! We were given the opportunity to crawl through the tunnels (which had been widened for us fat westerners) and they are so uncomfortably small and hot, it's incredible to think that they were so extensively used during the war.

We decided to have a bit of a blowout for our final evening in HCMC and visited a rooftop bar we had spied in the ...

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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Landmark Ho Chi Minh City

Reviewed by emandtim

Great place with really great staff!

Reviewed Mar 25, 2014
by (5 reviews) Lund , Sweden Flag of Sweden

Clean, great breakfast and central location. But most of all such service minded staff! They really went bout of their way to help us and we ended up booking our Halong bay trip through them as well, also ended up being great!

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TripAdvisor Reviews The Landmark Ho Chi Minh City

5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding