A big thanks to Saigon local Rae Oliver, aka @mothercityslicker, for providing this amazing guest post. Read on to find out all about the best, and cheapest, places to find vegetarian and vegan food in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) in Vietnam. What’s one of the best parts of setting off on a getaway around … Continue reading Where to find the best (& cheapest) vegetarian & vegan food in Saigon
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6 Things you should eat in Vietnam
It's not all about Pho, you know. Tofu Pho by the excellent MessyVegetarianCook.com ...Okay, it is a bit about Pho. But Vietnam has plenty more delicious stuff to feed you than just the classic noodle soup, whether you're a raging carnivore or a veggie/vegan plant-based fiend. Different regions have different specialities, but wherever you're headed … Continue reading 6 Things you should eat in Vietnam
Top 5 things to do in Ho Chi Minh City ( Saigon )
Depending on who you talk to, the city of Saigon either fell or was liberated in 1975. Now renamed for the late communist leader Ho Chi Minh, Ho Chi Minh City's metropolitan area is home to more than ten million people - and despite its increasing popularity with travellers from around the world, you won't … Continue reading Top 5 things to do in Ho Chi Minh City ( Saigon )
Respecting local culture.
Different places have different customs, and expected behaviours vary as you travel. The main thing you have to remember is that no matter how many tourists and travellers pass through a place, that doesn't mean that the place should change to accommodate the traveller. You are the one who needs to adjust. Sigh. At the … Continue reading Respecting local culture.