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Your smiles are our happiness. Creative Cuisines: Ho Chi Minh City’s Ten Best Restaurants. Ho Chi Minh City's 10 Must-Try Brunches and Late Breakfasts. The Deck A refined, delicate escape from the traffic noise of Ho Chi Minh City, The Deck is one of the few restaurants of its kind to offer a riverside view.

Ho Chi Minh City's 10 Must-Try Brunches and Late Breakfasts

Located 15 minutes from the city centre, it can be reached by boat (30 minutes) if you contact the restaurant beforehand. At the weekend, the brunch menu reflects the restaurant’s pan-Asian, French fusion cuisine for which it is famous. The Deck’s brunch consists not only of the classics double eggs Benedict, eggs Norwegian, avocado tomato toast, croque monsieur and croque madam but also of a selection of seafood from its seafood bar (lobsters, oysters, dressed crab and mussels), grilled meat (lambs, burgers, and imported beef) and plates for sharing like dim sum, tempura and foie gras. To complete a relaxing brunch experience overlooking the river, the restaurant has a special offer, buy-one-get-one-free, on Moet & Chandon and The Deck Bellini.

The Deck, 38 Nguyen U Di, Thao Dien, An Phu, D2, HCMC – Vietnam, +84 (0) 8 3 744 6632. Ho Chi Minh Restaurants. The Deck Saigon The Deck is the only restaurant of its kind to sit on the banks of the Saigon River. 15 minutes away from downtown Saigon, it can be reached by land or by boat (the restaurant can organise for a boat to come and pick up guests from the city centre).

Ho Chi Minh Restaurants

Visitors can dine on the elegant and cosy outdoor wooden deck. Over the years, the elegant restaurant has been praised and awarded as one of Asia’s finest restaurants. Executive Chefs Cao Lam Gia and Adrian Scott have designed a menu featuring contemporary pan-Asian fusion cuisine with an emphasis placed on simplicity. The best local and imported produce is sourced, including meat from New Zealand, seafood flown in from Phu Quoc Island and vegetables from Da Lat.

The Deck, 38 Nguyen U Di, Thao Dien, An Phu, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam + 84 8 3 744 6632. A Culture Lover's Guide to 10 Great Cafés in Saigon. Where I’m At: Ho Chi Minh City – Upcoming travels. [Temple in Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City - Vietnam.]

Where I’m At: Ho Chi Minh City – Upcoming travels

Greetings from Ho Chi Minh City. My three month visa expires in a few days so rather than extending it I will be getting back on the road. Here is what I’ll be doing over the next few weeks. On sunday I will be flying to Taipei, which will be my first visit to Taiwan. I’ve heard lots of good things about the city so I will be spending two weeks to explore and visit as many cafes as humanly possible. From Taipei my next stop is Hong Kong where I will spend two days.

Ho Chi Minh City. Ho Chi Minh City View of Ho Chi Minh City from Bitexco tower Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnamese: Thành Phố Hồ Chí Minh), commonly known as Saigon (Vietnamese: Sài Gòn) or by the abbreviations HCMC or HCM, is the largest city in Vietnam and the former capital of the Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam).

Ho Chi Minh City

Understand[edit] Following the fall of Saigon in 1975, Saigon was renamed Ho Chi Minh City. However the old Saigon name is still used by both Vietnamese and foreigners, especially when referring to the most central part of the city to which most tourists flock. Though Vietnam has been united since the conclusion of Vietnam War, cultural differences arising from the division of Vietnam can be seen to this day. Get in[edit] By plane[edit] Top 10 things to do in Ho Chi Minh City.

Don Ault planned to live in Saigon for one year – that was four years ago.

Top 10 things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

He explains what you can't miss on a trip to this chaotic yet charming city 1. Face up to the past Vietnam's war-torn history can't – and shouldn't – be ignored. Ho Chi Minh City Museum has many informative exhibitions, and explains the country's bloody past through photographs, artefacts and memorabilia. The War Remnants Museum is a more grisly – but equally essential – reminder of local atrocities. 2. This well-heeled area has always been one of the city's most prestigious addresses: today, it's the place to head for a night of culture, or a spot of shopping amongst the city's affluent residents.

Top 10 things to do in Ho Chi Minh City. 3rd July 2014 Don Ault planned to live in Saigon for one year – that was four years ago.

Top 10 things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

He explains what you can't miss on a trip to this chaotic yet charming city 1. Saigon Central Post Office - About. War Remnants Museum - About. Ho Chi Minh Weather in November. As the last month of rainy season, the weather in November is more pleasant than it in some previous months with less rain amount and lower humidity.

Ho Chi Minh Weather in November

The cool weather at night is ideal condition for enjoying dinner cruise along Saigon River and appreciating the city’s beauty by night. •Average November temperature: 28 oC •November high: 33 oC •November low: 23 oC •Relative humidity: 81% •Expected number of wet days: 12 Though the temperature in November is very similar to it in previous month, lower humidity makes this month’s weather become cooler.

It is still rather hot during the daytime, but really pleasant at night. The rainfall amount in the last month of rainy season dropped significantly to about half of what it was in the previous month. When the weather starts getting cool at night, it is great time to enjoy a cruise dinner along Saigon River. Grand Hotel Saigon. Grand Hotel - Quận 1, Tp. Hồ Chí Minh. Grand Hotel Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam) - Hotel Reviews. Hotel Overview Welcome to Grand SILVERLAND Hotel & Spa. • Belong to Tan Hai Long Hotel Group, Grand Silverland Hotel is a brand new 4 star hotel with high class accommodation and international professional service. • Located on ideal position, Grand Silverland Hotel is considered Ho Chi Minh City’s grandest addition to Hospitality Industry.

This elegant hotel is less than ten (10) minutes from other famous business buildings of Ho Chi Minh City such as Sunwah Tower, Opera Building, Bitexco Building, Metropolitan Building, AB Tower, Saigon Centre and Gemadept Tower. Just one minute away from Ben Thanh market. • Grand Silverland Hotel offers 90 rooms combining of Deluxe, Premium Deluxe, Executive and Silver Suite. • Continuing with the Spa tradition at KL Spa, where the guests can find an array of innovative treatments to relax the body. • The conference hall at Grand Silverland Hotel brings the best of facilities and good service to the guests. An outstanding entertaiment for the golfer. Tan Hai Long - Silverland Hotel Group. Grand Silverland Hotel & SPA (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam) - Hotel Reviews.

Beeeeeeeeeeeeep!!!!!! Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Travel Blog. It's fair to say that our expectations of Vietnam were pretty low.

Beeeeeeeeeeeeep!!!!!! Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Travel Blog

It seemed that from the many travellers we'd met along the way, the general consensus was that the people were aggressive and rude in comparison to other country's on the SE Asia trail. We'd heard a few tales of travellers being physically accosted when exiting tourists bus's and their bags taken from them an put into taxi cab boots. We figured we'd keep an open mind and judge for ourselves when we got there. Surprisingly, the bus journey and border crossing from Cambodia ran pretty smoothly and didn't take too long. Saigon and the end of our time in Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Travel Blog. It is our last day in Vietnam today :-( After breakfast I set off on foot by myself to explore the city streets, it was still early so the boys stayed back at the hotel for a couple of hours.

Saigon and the end of our time in Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Travel Blog

We only had today to explore Saigon so I wasted no time. I had a map and just walked around for a couple of hours. I love the madness; motorbikes, people selling trinkets, sunglasses, fruit etc, older people sitting and watching, the yummy food smells, etc, etc, etc. I got back to our room at 09.30 and we all headed out to find the well known Ben Thanh markets, the place is vibrant and you can buy anything here. We found an excellent childrens park, the first one weve come across since we got here, so Rune was well happy to play for a while. Hell in Ho Chi Minh..... - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Travel Blog. Day One We were picked up by taxi at 3:45am to get to the airport in time for our flight to Ho Chi Minh City which is also know as Saigon, it's former name. As we were on the way to the airport we drove through a very busy market where all the locals were buying their goods for the day of trading ahead. Vietnam in a nutshell - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Travel Blog.

Hey everyone!!!! I can't believe it's already been a month since my last blog!! Time seems like it's going by so quickly now and I'm starting to realize that my trip really is going to end at some point! But I'm still not even half done my trip so we won't think about that yet. Saigon - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Travel Blog. HO CHI MINH CITY EXCURSIONS. Ho Chi Minh City. Things to do in Saigon. This post on things to do in Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, is where I’ll lose some fans. This is because every one of us is so different. The boys will prefer that I list the entire party scene so that they can hop from one to another. The ladies will love a suggested itinerary for shopping in Saigon instead of touring. The family man with kids in tow will be happy to visit all the theme parks. Anyway, I hope this list on things to do in Saigon forms a good guide in your trip planning. 1. 2. 48 Hours in Saigon, Vietnam.

Fasten your seatbelts as Ho Chi Minh City is a metropolis on the move – and we’re not just talking about the motorbikes that throng the streets. Saigon, as it’s known to all but city officials, is Vietnam at its most dizzying: a high-octane city of commerce and culture that has driven the whole country forward with its limitless energy. It is a living organism that breathes life and vitality into all who settle here, and visitors cannot help but be hauled along for the ride. Advertisement Saigon is a name so evocative that it conjures up a thousand jumbled images. Wander through timeless alleys to ancient pagodas or teeming markets, past ramshackle wooden shops selling silk, spices and baskets, before fast-forwarding into the future beneath sleek skyscrapers or at designer malls, gourmet restaurants and minimalist bars.

Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) travel guide. Secret Saigon -Off-the-tourist-trail Things to Do in Ho Chi Minh City. Thanks to the world financial crisis, the skyrocketing cost of fuel and fluctuating currencies of the late 2000’s, the idea of staycations – a holiday close to home – exploded onto the scene. It was suddenly trendy to stay at a quaint little B&B and visit area attractions instead of blowing the budget on far-flung destinations. Admittedly, I’m a late adopter to staycations, preferring in my youth to travel to the farthest points I could afford. But now that I’m approaching my first anniversary of living in Vietnam, I can look back on delicious highs and frustrating lows right here in sunny Saigon. I mastered the Figure Eight of Death to get my motorbike license. Motorbike Tours in Vietnam. Holiday in Ho Chi Minh City: The 10 Foods You Totally Have to Try.

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