Ho Chi Minh City see and do guide: Local life

An independent selection of the best things to see and do in Ho Chi Minh City. No paid placements, no advertorial.

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River Life - Exploring the Saigon River

The Saigon River is the lifeblood of the city. It’s the reason for its existence. Until recently it’s tended not to figure... Read more

Nguyen Hue Walking Street, Saigon

In 2015, Nguyen Hue St, one of Saigon’s main streets, became a “walking street” - a rare concession by city leaders to the idea... Read more

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Nguyen Hue Walking Street, Saigon
Nguyen Hue St, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

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Exploring Saigon's colonial era apartment buildings

Saigon is racing ahead with the demolition of its past with regrettable fury. Meanwhile, the city’s young are increasingly... Read more
Exploring Saigon's colonial era apartment buildings
Around District 1

Motorbike tours in Saigon

The ubiquitous motorbike is the way most Vietnamese weave their way around Saigon. In recent years, tour companies have sprung... Read more