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Ho Chi Minh City Museums

One of the cheapest activities that you can do in Ho Chi Minh City is check out the array of museums in District 1. All of the museums I visited cost ₫15,000 ($.72 USD) for the entrance fee, and most of the exhibits can be seen in an hour, even for people who like to […]

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How to Cross the Street in Ho Chi Minh City

Sure, you’ve waited in traffic before, maybe an hour or longer for your commute, but this is nothing like the traffic you’ll experience in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City). A bewildering barrage of motorcycles come in all directions. Traffic laws seem non-existent, and few pedestrian crossings makes crossing the street an adventure on its own. Since I’ve […]

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June Plans in Saigon

In two days I leave for Vietnam, but this is going to be one part of my journey that is departing from my norm. Instead of traversing the entire country and staying in places for a few days, I plan to live in Ho Chi Minh (Saigon) for a month. After traveling for nine months, […]

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