Thien Xuan Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ho Chi Minh City
... AFL game so we left for an Aussie pub. I found myself in the Hoggs Breath cafe yet again surrounded by Aussies. Last time I was in town I ended up in the same place when out for work drinks with my previous company.
I have been actively avoiding AFL since I lived in Australia but found myself in Saigon getting an Aussie eduction. It's quite an exciting game to watch! The pace is fast, and the score yo-yos around from one side to the other. He ...
... and gets enough for the next few months. It’s not a straight forward process and takes a bit of time to sort out. We take the kids to get their vaccine boosters and stock up on medical supplies. We also need to book plane tickets to cross the pacific and organize hotels on the islands. All this takes quite a lot of time and we walk a lot to achieve this. Walking in Sydney is a real pain, you spend more time waiting for a green light than walking. Very annoying! ...
... room that we have had, it does contain a jacuzzi bath much to our delight (that we have so far failed to work!). We headed out to explore visiting the Notre Dame (somehow relocated to Asia), the Post Office (as apparently it was worth seeing) and the market (where the sellers actually man handle you!). Emma did have to tell Sandra to 'step away from the cherries' as she was about to buy some without realising that they were £10 a ...
... factory we headed to the tunnels. The tour involved crawling through the tunnels, looking at artefacts and understanding how the Vietnamese used their mind to a victorious end. The tunnels in Cu Chi are still intact but the tunnel we went is an original bit which has been made bigger. The reason for this is because during the War, which ended just over 30 years ago, the average man weighed between 7 and 8 ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking