Cai Be Floating Market: How to Visit the Mekong Delta on Your Own

The Mekong Delta is a vast area covering over 15,000 square miles in Southern Vietnam. Often referred to as the “Rice Bowl of Vietnam”, the abundance of sun and water make for ideal farming conditions for rice and a variety of fruits and vegetables. A trip to the Mekong River Delta means sampling local products…

The 9 Best Hotels in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam

If you’re planning a trip to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), and are wondering where you should stay, we’ve got you covered! We absolutely love this big, bustling city and have been lucky enough to stay in various hotels and neighborhoods during our many trips. But Saigon is quite large, with different numbered districts, so…

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

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

Guide to Eating Snails, Shellfish, and Seafood in Vietnam

Vietnam is a country characterized by it’s food – the freshness of the ingredients, the complexity of the flavors, and often the strangeness of whatever it is you’re about to consume. One of our favorite things to do in Saigon is head to Vinh Khanh (Vĩnh Khánh) street in District 4 for a rowdy night…

Planning a Trip to Vietnam? Don’t Miss These Highlights!

Vietnam is a stunningly beautiful and diverse country with lovely people and delectable cuisine. It’s truly one of the most amazing countries in the world and if it’s not yet on your bucket list – it should be! We were lucky enough to spend 3 months exploring Vietnam and have compiled a list of the…