Saigon Brunch: 6 Delicious Breakfast Spots to Try in HCMC!

If you’re planning to spend a few days in Ho Chi Minh City you’ll probably find that the best things to do in the city involve eating and drinking. Saigon has long been known for its incredible street food, but these days you’ll also find cozy cafes, modern restaurants, and luxurious fine dining. Not only…

Famous Filipino Food: 15 Must-Eat Dishes in the Philippines!

The food culture of the Philippines is sometimes overshadowed by it’s northwestern neighbors – Thailand and Vietnam. But the Philippines can easily hold its own on the global culinary stage and even came in second in a 2015 CNN poll asking readers what country was their favorite food destination. From the ubiquitous adobo to the…

15 Incredible Things To Do in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)

Saigon (formally known as Ho Chi Minh CIty and often shortened to just HCMC) is too often just a quick stopping point for travelers heading to the north of Vietnam. But Saigon has so much to offer! From delicious food to craft beer to gorgeous architecture – it would be a shame not to spend…

Vietnam Shopping Guide: What To Buy and How to Bargain

Traveling to Vietnam and wondering what traditional souvenirs you’ll find for sale during your trip? We’ve traveled (and shopped) extensively around Vietnam and have a pretty good idea of the best Vietnamese souvenirs to buy for your friends and family back home, and where you should buy them. Read on to get an insider’s perspective…

The Best Cafes in Saigon: 15 Cute Coffee Shops you Must Visit!

As travel writers who live in Saigon (also known as Ho Chi Minh City) and get tired of working out of our studio apartment, we have had the opportunity to check out lots of outstanding cafes and coffee shops around town. One of the things that I absolutely love about the coffee shops in Vietnam…

Where to Stay in Bangkok: The Best Neighborhoods & Hotels

If the country of Thailand is on your bucket list, you’ll almost certainly start your trip in the capital city of Bangkok. In fact, many people consider Bangkok to be the gateway to Southeast Asia. A massive, sprawling metropolis of over 9 million people, Bangkok is both the financial and cultural hub of Thailand and…