Flight Review: EVA Air – Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) to Taipei (Taiwan)

EVA Air

Flight: EVA Air BR 392 From: Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) To: Taipei (TPE) EVA Air is a Taiwanese airline based out of Taipei (TPE) airport. This was my first time to Taiwan, and by extension my first time flying with EVA Air. EVA Air is a member of Star Alliance so I used United […]

Metro construction, Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam

Metro Construction - HCMC

I took this photo as a historical reference to the changing face of Ho Chi Minh City. The city is finally getting a sorely needed metro system and there are numerous blocks in district 1 that are now boarded up in preparation for construction. The building in the foreground is the Saigon Tax Trade Centre; […]

Where I’m At: Ho Chi Minh City – Upcoming travels

Temple - Ho Chi Minh City

[Temple in Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam.] Greetings from Ho Chi Minh City. My three month visa expires in a few days so rather than extending it I will be getting back on the road. Here is what I’ll be doing over the next few weeks. On sunday I will be […]

Where I’m At: Ho Chi Minh City – Getting my digital house in order

Chicken Pho

Greetings from Ho Chi Minh City. Another three month visa is about to expire which means I will be back on the road again soon (more on upcoming destinations next week). While it’s easy enough to extend your Vietnamese visa without having to leave the country, I use the three month time frame as a […]

Caodaist temple, Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam

Caodaist temple, Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam

Caodaism is a religion that was established in Tay Ninh, Vietnam in 1926. These colourful temples can be found around Ho Chi Minh City and southern Vietnam. This temple is on Tran Hung Dao in district 1. Travel Photos: Ho Chi Minh City photo gallery

Where I Stayed: Dai Huy Hoang Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam

Dai Huy Hoang Hotel

Hotel Name: Dai Huy Hoang Hotel Address: 283/22 Pham Ngu Lao Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. I stayed at the Dai Huy Hoang Hotel in Saigon while I was looking for a new apartment to rent. I stayed for two nights at $14 a night and I booked via Agoda. Whenever I […]

Ho Chi Minh City Travel Guide

Travel Guides Ho Chi Minh City Travel Guide – Travelfish have loads of great articles on what to do so refer to this index page to find things to do and see (and eat). HCMC Life – Lifestyle magazine featuring city guide and events. Word HCMC – Word is a print magazine that can be […]

Notre Dame, Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam

Notre Dame

[The Notre Dame cathedral in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.] I post photos here every friday but not usually in a chronological order, and if I am on the road I will have a backlog of of photos to post. For daily photos of where I am currently at follow me at instagram.

In Pictures: Little Saigon – Melbourne

Little Saigon - Melbourne

After having spent nearly a year in Ho Chi Minh City I returned my nominal home city of Melbourne for the Christmas holidays. While it’s always good to go back I knew I would be soon be having some Vietnamese food withdrawals, so I made my way to one of the Vietnamese districts. There are […]

Eating my way around Saigon

Saigon Food Wander

Ho Chi Minh City has become my home-base hub; the place I go when I need to rest from travel. I have spent about a year here, off and on, in what could be described as slomadic travel (slow-nomadic travel. Groan, I know.) One thing I have noticed about returning after being away is how […]