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Maika Tours On The Benefits Of Authenticity And Honest Tourism

Over the past few years, Vietnam’s tourism industry has gained a global reputation as one of the hottest tourist destinations in Asia. In 2017,...
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Saigon Guide: Where To Work, Eat, Drink, And See Art In...

We're often asked for our up-to-date Saigon guide—the kind you share with best friends and out-of-town guests. So, with tourist numbers hitting a record...
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Techcombank Ho Chi Minh City International Marathon: A Run Through District...

Welcome to our first Techcombank Ho Chi Minh City International Marathon city guide. This installment will focus on District 2 through the lense of...

Boutique Event Spaces In Ho Chi Minh City: Places To Host...

As the next generation engages with the arts, spaces that host small-scale exhibitions or music and dance events might become the testing ground for...
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A Shopper’s Guide: Precita On How To Buy Gemstones In Vietnam

Buying gemstones in Vietnam, or anywhere in the world, can be a daunting task. Identifying authentic stones for the right price, and finding the...
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Western Restaurants In Ho Chi Minh City: Five To Try

Nationwide last year, out-of-home restaurant visits in Vietnam increased to 147 annual visits per capita. As the popularity of eating out grows, competition is...
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Marou Chocolate: Saigon’s Hidden Gems That Shaped The Brand

Marou Chocolate co-founders Vincent Mourou and Samuel Maruta met in the jungle on a weekend survival course led by an ex-French foreign legionnaire. A...
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A Guide to Hanoi’s Districts: Navigating Vietnam’s Capital

Hanoi’s districts are home to an expanding population of 7.82 million. The political center boasts many well-preserved colonial buildings such as Hanoi Opera House,...

Hoang Nam Viet’s Bohemian Guide To Nguyen Thai Binh Ward

Nguyen Thai Binh Ward is like the set of a 1950s movie shot in Saigon. The area south of Quach Thi Trang Square—a ward...
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Wine Drinking In Vietnam: A Beginner’s Guide To Wine Etiquette

For something that’s supposed to be fun, wine drinking in Vietnam is filled with potential faux pas. First, avoid embarrassment by understanding the proper...