Thursday, December 26, 2013

Destination 1: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (as of 2013)

Duration: 8 days
Date of Travel: 8 December 2013 - 18 December 2013

Places of Visit:
1. Tan Son Nhat International Airport
2. Saigon Bus Terminal
3. Capri Hotel by Fraser
4. Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre (SECC) - APA Convention
5. Crescent Mall
6. Parksons Paragon
7. Mekong Delta
8. Main Post Office
9. Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica
10. Ben Thanh Market
11. Bin Trinh Market
12. Chinatown
13. Cu Chi tunnels
14. Vung Tau floating fish farms
15. Crazy Buffalo restuarant
16. Lotteria fast food restuarant
17. NowZone

Bitexco Financial Tower was the navigational landmark in Ho Chi Minh City.

Review of City (Bad/Average/Good):

Scenery (Countryside) - Good
Scenery (Urban) - Average
Price - Average
Service - Average
Food - Average
Cleanliness - Bad
Water quality (Sea) - Bad
Air quality - Bad
Traffic - Bad but a plus + to the Uniqueness of Vietnam
Noise - Bad

Tip: If you can find calmness in the chaos around the atmosphere during the day, this city is for you!
Tip: If you are a scenery person, Hanoi would be a better choice when traveling to Vietnam.