A & Em Hotel 8A Thai Van Lung

8A/1D2 Thai Van Lung St, Ben Nghe Ward, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | 3 star lodge
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Travel Blogs from Ho Chi Minh City

A few more days in crazy HCMC

A travel blog entry by peacocks2014


... called Min. This makes him sound like a villain from a Dan Dare comic but he was an extremely amusing and knowledgeable companion. The visit consists of a gentle trek through some jungle where many of the tunnels have been excavated for the benefit of tourists.

Min`s commentary as he showed us the tunnels and the variety of traps that the VC used to capture, kill and maim the GIs was chilling and made us realise just how difficult it was for the ...

Day One: Welcome to Vietnam

A travel blog entry by tommylups


... although tasty the meat was quite tough, gristly and a little questionable. However it cost us the pricey sum of 1.50 so it was frankly a steal. Later we headed to the main high street which was filled with flowers in preparation for New Years Eve celebrations here in Vietnam. New Years here is called Tet and is not only the beginning of a new year but also oddly enough a birthday celebration for everyone in Vietnam. Everyone celebrates their birthday on Tet [31st Jan for 2014] ...


A travel blog entry by skeetstravel


... whole distance. To be frank I have been in worst situations as an electrician, but any sign of claustrophobia and they are difficult. To think that there were over 250km of these tunnels. They even came up into the American base camps. Originally started in the 1940's to hide from the French, they were expanded and used by the Viet Cong in the Vietnam war. The DVD tour to Complete the tour was so communist propaganda but had some interesting footage. All in all a very ...

First day at school!

A travel blog entry by ameliabaker


It really was like starting school again! We set off nice and early this morning with our school bags in our nice smart clothes. We arrived about 20 minutes early (typical first day) and the day began. Induction, lessons on classroom management, student motivation and learner styles followed by lesson planning for our first teaching sessions. Never mind easing us is, we will start by teaching 40 minute lessons tomorrow on our own - in at the deep end!!! The group's an interesting ...


A travel blog entry by lindaormesher


Lunch was at cafe terrace not very Vietnamese I know! Sam tried Asian soup with glass noodle but I only had a club sandwich not the local food. On our table sat a man and his family from Singapore over here on business very nice family told us a lot about the city and customs. We had to find somewhere to change our money first as they didn't take US ...

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This 3 star lodge, located on 8A/1D2 Thai Van Lung St, Ben Nghe Ward, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City, is near Dam Sen Water Park, Revolutionary Museum, La Maison de L'Apothiquaire, and Hotel de Ville.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good