Universe Central Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ho Chi Minh City
... layout-grid-align:none;text-au tospace:none">11.0pt;line-height:115 %;font-family:Calibri;mso-bidi-font-fam ily:Calibri">After
4pm a whole new food world is revealed all over the city. During the daytime
hours the only restaurants that are open
are the official, licensed places. But once 4 o'clock comes, the street food
vendors pop up everywhere with their makeshift restaurants. I'm telling you
guys you won't find better food in HCMC than the street ...
... war isnīt clear: while in Vietnam itīs named American War, in USA they call it Vietnam War. Today the relationship between Vietnam and USA stabilized. The first US president who visited Vietnam was Bill Clinton.
After lunch we headed to the Reunification Palace (also known as Independence Palace). We learnt that the palaceīs construction started in July 1962 and it was inaugurated in October 1966 on the ground of the Governor General of Indochinaīs Palace (designed by the ...
... bugs. It was very squished but made for some good pictures--Eric was lovin' it! As soon as we got off the ferry, our bus drove off and we ran after it hoping they wouldn't leave us! Thankfully the bus was still at the top of the hill and we made it safely back on!
Once on board again, there was more reading and sleeping. This was our 5th public bus ride and it happened to be the longest. The roads weren't as bumpy ...
... Viet Cong items for my collection that were used by both sides in the war. I asked the guide where I could do this, and luckily he knew and I was able to find it. You'll have to wait to see what I got, but very cool!
Tomorrow we head to Cambodia on a public bus. Gadventures wants people to really experience where they are visiting, and to leave as little of a footprint as possible ('responsible travel' is their mantra). So, we have taken public boats, trains, tuk tuks, and ...
Using bamboo shoots with a wire, a bobber and a very small, very sharp hook. The bait was terrible and most of the fish were tiny in the river we were at. However, between the 5 of us using 3 rods, we caught 7 fish! I managed to catch 2 of the regular sized fish along with 1 that proved to be double to size of the ...
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking