Vietnam Diaries: Days 2–5 Discovering Saigon

Vietnam Diaries: Days 2–5 Discovering Saigon, Saigon/HoChiMinh City, Vietnam (B)

First full day in crazy Ho Chi Minh City. To get the bearings of this incredible city was the order of things for day two and to learn a few valuable lessons while discovering Saigon.

I will start off with a valuable tip. To get around in this city, Uber should be your main point of transportation. Easy to order and the payment is automatically put through via credit card, so they can’t cheap you and vice versa. Best part is, a twenty-minute trip only cost about three bucks. A taxi is over double that price.

Discovering Saigon was the pick of the day. Why not, it was the first full day in this chaotic city and there were lots to learn and discover. For instance, where is the best places to eat? Best places to shop and day tours to discover? The list goes on, and no matter how much time you spend in this city, you are never going to get the full grasp of Saigon.

Grill Riverside – Beautiful marinated beef in Korean style sauce grilling on a charcoal stove, with fried chicken and side dishes, simply delicious. Eating only metres away from roaring motorbikes with the Nhieu Loc- Thi canal just beyond the busy road was breathtaking. Saigon is truly spectacular at night. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Vietnam Diaries: Days 2–5 Discovering Saigon
Guide Location: Vietnam » Saigon/HoChiMinh City
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Anthony Jury
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Grill Riverside
  • Ben Thanh Market
  • Cau Kieu bridge
  • Vietnam War Remnant Museum
  • Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Post Office
  • Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens