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Visiting HCMC(Saigon), Vietnam?

Note to readers: I am writing with a slant on “low budget”, so please don’t expect 5-star service levels. Some background: The backpacker area (generally, the vicinity of Pham Ngu Lao, De Tham and Bui Vien Street) has many hotels. … Continue reading

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Planning a Trip to Vietnam?

How long would a visit to the country take? (my opinion only): Ideally, 1 week in HCMC (a.k.a. “Saigon”) and vicinity + 1 week in Hanoi (a.k.a. “Ha Noi”) and vicinity. That makes 14 days  😉 (1) Ho Chi Minh City … Continue reading

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