A & Em Hotel 8A Thai Van Lung
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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room
- Concierge desk
- Non-smoking rooms
TripAdvisor Reviews A & Em Hotel 8A Thai Van Lung Ho Chi Minh City
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... cobra or mouse either steamed or in curry. Yikes! Tanja cringed at the thought of eating mouse. Tom had the cobra in curry. It was OK, but there were a lot of bones in it and was tough to extract the meat. I had an elephant ear fish which they brought out whole and on a dish. They then came with rice paper and made spring rolls at the table for me. I didn't realize that the spring rolls included fresh greens, but I couldn't ask them to remove them from the spring ...
... and aged parents in Northern Ireland. He expected Scotch College to be ‘livid’ – after all the skype interviews he’d had with them and after they’d sent someone to Northern Ireland to vet him. As it turned out later, they were not livid at all but very understanding.
Now we got ready for the day’s big event – the trip to Chau Doc and the Khmer Rouge Memorial. At 7-30 six of us – me, Paul, Thuy, Thi Em (her niece, whom Darren ...
After a couple of weeks of traveling around, we were so excited to come back to Matt and Carolyn's house to spend a little more time with them.
We had a great time eating with them, playing with their beautiful children, and enjoyed ...
... tea whilst listening to traditional Vietnamese music. Three men played old fashioned guitar-like instruments whilst four women took it in turns to sing in Vietnamese. On the other side of the island was a bee farm. The guide took my hand and dipped my finger in the honey surrounded by bees so I could taste it just as it had been produced. I was scared the bees (that were everywhere) would sting me, but as my finger touched the honey the bees moved ...
The economic might of Saigon is apparent immediately. It is what drives growth in the Vietnam economy, and has done so for more than a decade. It seems more like Hong Kong or Shanghai - an economic tiger - than simply another Asian city. As a result, there is undoubtedly an uneasy relationship between communist Hanoi and capitalist Saigon, not only because of the war legacy. There was a greater army presence visible here than in Hanoi - soldiers standing around key ...