Goodbye, Vietnam!


Today, I wrapped up my short trip to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam. While I was in Saigon, I visited most of the places on my “to-go” list, including the Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica, the Central Post Office, the Saigon Opera House, Saigon River, etc. I also joined a local tour and visited some less touristy places in the city. ... Read More »

What to See in Ho Chi Minh City – The Saigon Central Post Office


The Saigon Central Post Office is another landmark of Ho Chi Minh City. It is across the street from the Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica and like the Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica, the Central Post Office was built by the French. Apart from being a functional post office, it is also a popular tourist attraction. There are booths/stores that sell souvenirs inside the ... Read More »

Greetings From Vietnam (Finally!)

Kaohsiung International Airport - Vietnam Airlines counters

Greetings from Vietnam! I finally arrived in Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, a few hours ago. I said “finally” because I was supposed to arrive two days ago but due to my oversight, I wasn’t able to make the flight. So what happened exactly? Visa? What VISA? I booked my trip to Vietnam about a month ago. ... Read More »