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'Hop on Hop off' with Tinder Explore this summer

For the first time, young Tinder users joined an iconic double-decker bus ride, “Tinder Explore - Match Your Vibe bus", to explore exciting dating spots in HCM City.

MICE tourism in high demand in Ho Chi Minh City

After a long gloomy period due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ho Chi Minh City has seen an increasing demand for MICE tourism (meeting, incentive, convention, exhibition) from both Vietnamese and foreign customers.

HCM City to launch Saigon River cruise

Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism is planning to launch a three-hour cruise tour along the Saigon River that is expected to be among key tourism products in the area this year.

An ancient cultural space in HCMC’s downtown

Besides modern characteristics as the country’s biggest economic hub, HCMC also boasts of ancient historical, cultural and artistic values of the southern region, with the Tomb of Le Van Duyet or the Tomb of the Marshal being a typical example.

Helicopter tours of HCM City officially go on sale

TST tourist company has officially launched its first helicopter tour known as “Ho Chi Minh City From Above", with tickets being put up for sale on April 21 at a price of roughly VND4 million.

Dumpling street may become another pedestrian road in HCM City

People are excited about the news that Ha Ton Quyen Street, known as the “street of dumplings”, will become the fourth pedestrian street in HCM City in 2022.

Food tours in Vietnam voted among best in the world

Exploring HCM City’s street food on a motorbike has been selected as one of the top food experiences in the whole world.

Examples of French colonial architecture in Saigon

The HCMC Museum of Fine Arts and the Museum of HCMC are among the buildings with typical French architecture in Saigon. 

Saigon listed as one of the cheapest beer cities in the world

The financial comparison site Finder has published a list of 10 cities in the world where travelers can enjoy the most affordable glasses of beer, including HCM City, Vietnam’s largest metropolis.

HCM City's coastal Can Gio District revives economy by launching eco-tourism tours, opening night markets

The outlying district of Can Gio in HCM City is becoming an ideal eco-destination for stressed-out urbanites to visit on two-day, one-night tours as it is considered one of the safest places in the city amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

One-day trip to Saigon’s suburbs

Binh Chanh—a suburban district of HCMC—is an ideal destination for travelers who are nature- and culture-lovers.

The most expensive Vietnamese banh mi brands in Saigon

Banh mi (Vietnamese sandwich) is considered a cheap and popular street food in Vietnam. But there are many exceptional banh mi brands that are much more expensive than others.

Old apartment building full of cafes, shops featured on National Geographic UK

An old apartment building famous for cafes and shops in HCM City’s District 1 has been featured in National Geographic UK.

Discover HCM City with Hop On Hop Off service

 VietNamNet Bridge - Hop On Hop Off, the popular city tour by bus in many countries, is now available in Vietnam’s largest city.