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Ho Chi Minh

Ho Chi Minh skyline Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh travel guide.

Ho Chi Minh from Lotus Boutique Hotel, May 2018.

My great Vietnam adventure finished up in the southern city of Ho Chi Minh. I spent almost a week there seeing the city inside out and of course as a base for the fascinating Mekong Delta region. I’d heard plenty of people ripping on Ho Chi Minh, saying it’s not worth visiting. Much in the same way folk robotically churn out such sentiments about Bangkok. But while I do concede that for the most part Ho Chi Minh lacks the charm and character of Hanoi, there’s still some endearing neighborhoods to unearth and a ton of fascinating sights to visit. In fact, I’d confidently say that leaving Ho Chi Minh out of your travel itinerary would be a big mistake! To find out more, take a look at my articles on:

Ben Thanh Market

Bui Vien Street

Cha Tam Church

Dr. Hung & Associates Dental Center

Lotus Boutique Hotel

Nguyen Van Binh Book Street

Phuong Van Hotel

Reunification Palace 

Saigon Central Post Office

Saigon Kitsch

Tao Dan Park

War Remnants Museum

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