Want to skip the tourist traps and escape the city’s sweltering surge? Saigon has heaps of secret places to shop, amazing street art to see and an electric skyline to sip cocktails over. Take a look at Haute Culture’s 27 Things To Do In Saigon for a more sophisticated and savvy stay in Vietnam’s capital for commerce and contemporary culture. Originally titled a Style Seekers Guide to Saigon.
Awesome Things to Do in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City is the biggest city in Vietnam, also known as Saigon until 1975. It was changed when the South lost against the North. Despite of the name changing, a lot of locals still prefer to call it Saigon. North had a war against the South regarding of Vietnam to be turned into a Communist country. There wasn’t declaration of when the war started, but it’s widely acceptable that it begun late 1955 and ended 1975.
Every alleyway in Saigon has a different series of food stalls and dishes, and it's hard to know where to start. Here is a word guide to Saigon Street Food so you can visit Vietnam and know exactly how to fill your belly.