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…

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…

Guide to the Microbreweries and Craft Beers of Saigon, Vietnam

Bet you didn’t know that Vietnam is a rising star in the craft beer scene, did you? We didn’t either until we first visited Saigon in 2018 and sampled as many local brews as we could. (Fast forward to 2019 and we’re living here!) The Saigon beer scene rivals that of any city in the…

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…

Where to go in Vietnam: The Best Places to Visit

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! Now that we live in Vietnam, we have compiled a list of the best place to visit…

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…