Vanishing Saigon

Sights, stories and secrets from Vietnam’s most dynamic city

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Month: August, 2011

Cultural and historical immersion in Saigon: Visit Cholon

29 August, 2011 (10:07) | Historical Sites | No comments

Whenever going on a tour in a foreign country, most of the time the local Chinatown is listed in the itinerary. Chinatowns can be found in almost every major city in the world, but each has its own unique identity. One of the most interesting and distinctive of which is Cholon—the Chinese district in Ho […]

The Changing Taste of Vietnam

23 August, 2011 (15:25) | Food and Drink | No comments

Whether you’re travelling through Vietnam on a short trip or staying for an extended period of time, one thing you will never forget is the unique food culture that inhabits the city and rural streets of Vietnam. Just the same as the changing roads, buildings, and lives, the food culture in Vietnam has taken on […]