Tag Archive: HCMC

Happy Teacher’s Day!

Hi! Today was our day trip to the Cu Chi tunnels but in Vietnam it was also Teacher’s Day.  All the schools seemed to have displays, balloons and flags on show.  Lots of… Continue reading

Back in Saigon

So I’ve returned from my Mekong Delta boat trip and will be in Saigon for another two nights.  The boat trip was great.  It’s so relaxing being on board and you get a… Continue reading

To market, To market…

This morning I headed off to the Ben Thanh market which actually is in walking distance of the hotel.  I’m getting better at crossing roads, though I still feel like I’m going to… Continue reading

Mmmmm delicious

So I’m finally posting after eating instead of before.  I’ve enjoyed some lovely food over the past two days.  Tonight was chili and lemongrass chicken and last night I had my first bowl… Continue reading

Because someone else thinks it’s walking distance…

So my first proper sightseeing was today.  And I’ve got to say that because something is theoretically within walking distance (according to my Geckos travel itinerary) doesn’t mean you should walk there.  Ho Chi… Continue reading

Beep Beep

So I’ve finally arrived in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon for those playing at home).  It’s good to back in a country where the constatnt beep beep of car horns isn’t aggressive.  I’ve … Continue reading