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HCMC RESTAURANT ✈ More eats

We Restaurant HCMC Vietnam-005

Food is cheap, healthy, clean and super yummy in HCMC. It was one of the goals of our trip – to eat as much authentic Vietnamese cuisine! I’ve already featured all the phở bò we ate and our top 2 favorite restos, L’Usine and Ngon, so here is the rest of our trip from the point of view […]

HCMC SHOPPING: Cheap Paintings

2-Phon Tranh Van Khan art gallery cheap paintings hcmc vietnam-001

For cheap paintings in HCMC Vietnam, head on over to Tran Phu street in District 5. I read somewhere that this is where the locals buy their art and I wasn’t disappointed. The prices were less than half the price of the paintings we liked in Dong Khoi, so it was worth riding a cab over […]

HCMC HOTEL ✈ La Jolie

La Jolie Hotel and Spa Ho Chi Minh

Last year I was able to visit HCMC (Ho Chi Minh City formerly known as Saigon) Vietnam because of an Air Asia promo fare which we booked about a year ahead. (Yep budget flyers must plan waaaaayyy ahead!) I will be sprinkling the weeks ahead with posts on our trip to HCMC.  More about Air […]