Tag Archives: Saigon

Vietnam Retro: Crossing the Road

  Found this video on my phone and decided to post it as a retrospective post about Vietnam. Crossing the road in any Asian country is tough but in Vietnam it is almost impossible. The amount of bikes of various size and horsepower competes for every inch of laneway and traffic lights are not something […]

Drive In

Riding on the back of a motorbike thru the crazy streets of Saigon at night is a memory that will stay with us forever. We had booked the XO foodie tour after reading great things about it on line. However we were both a little nervous. That evening,when the girls arrived to collect us, we […]

Cu Chi Cu Chi Coo

After spending a few hours pricing out a half day tour to the Cu Chi Tunnels we decided to book the group tour with a travel agent across from the hotel as he said there was only 10 other people on the tour. As we were collected that morning and we walked to the bus […]

Miss Saigon?

It was mad to be back in amongst the craziness of Saigon ( Ho Chi Min) almost 7 years on from my trip with Paula. I couldn’t believe how much more commercialised, tourist friendly it had become. Now there are pedestrian crossing and traffic lights… A long way from Paula and I holding hands and […]