Travel Blogs from Ho Chi Minh City
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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 ...
... 8.00 by the time we made it to our hotel, the Somerset HCMC. Having run out of 2-room apartments, they had upgraded us to a 3-bedroom executive suite, which is the size of a small house!! We hit the streets and found a restaurant a block away. We were the only ones there, and had very attentive service, this proving lucky when Ben's choice (not the Cock cooked as fake puppy!) needed some demonstrating. Not being what ...
... shaggadelic (sp? that's a first) palace was closed.Undeterred we decided to go to the post office. Joe, please let us know if the post card ever shows up - Emma got carried away with the glue. Turns out the stamps didn't actually need glue. Large maps of the region and vaulted glass ceiling made the post office was absolutely stunning. The post office was right across the street from a brick version of the Notre Dame. Again, we were ...
... crazy to see the ‘underground city’. I don’t know how people lived in the tunnels. We went through a small section and it wasn’t pleasant! That evening Ocean, Sarah and I were sitting in a park watching a martial arts lesson when some Vietnamese uni students came over to practice their English. They all spoke perfect English and three hours later we were still sitting there. Someone brought a guitar down and soon we were singing. Some ...
... When I arrived in Tavan and viewed Eddy’s house under contraction I was just awe struck with its location. You can see the pictures and just imagine what it will be like sitting in the lounge or veranda taking in the absolutely breathtaking view. But ahem… we aren’t there yet.
Many years ago I took it upon myself to build a house in Cairns in northern Australia, an area subject to possible cyclonic winds during the monsoon ...
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- Free parking