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Vietnamese Coffee and Tea – Hatvala

Editors Note: Everything changes in Saigon on what seems like a daily basis. One of our favourite cafes has moved and changed. Hatvala no longer serves food but still has a cafe and showroom area where you can buy drinks. They...

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How to Eat Pho – Video

  Pho is probably the most famous dish in Vietnam. To visitors however, it can be a little daunting. So many things to add. What are they? How do I deal with them? Hopefully this little video will clear all that...

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Saigon Unseen

Special OFFER. Saigon Unseen is now offering Ho Chi Minh City highlights readers a substantial discount on all their tours. You can find out more about this generous offer HERE. Not convinced? Read about my day out on their Urban Chaos Tour below....

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How to Eat Pho

If you are coming to Ho Chi Minh City there is no way you should miss out on eating the most popular dish around…Pho. However,some people find it a bit daunting at first with all the “additional bits” so I...

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War Remnants Museum

Rated as the number 4 of 83 attractions in Ho Chi Minh City (by members of Tripadvisor), the War Remnants Museum remains as controversial as ever. Over the years it has had several names. How confrontational they have been is directly...

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Reunification Palace

Reunification Palace was  formerly known as Independence Palace. The current building, completed in October, 1966 is a relatively new arrival to Ho Chi Minh City or, Saigon as it was known back then. It  replaced Noordam Palace, which was severely damaged in...

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