Sensory Deprivation Chamber in Saigon

Spending an hour in a sensory deprivation chamber in Saigon After hearing about it from a colleague, I thought to myself I really need to try this out.   Upon arrival, I had been told so much before about what it would be like, but truth be told I had no idea about what to expect. […]

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Eating dog in Vietnam (and more)

Eating dog is condemned in the western world, where the simple admission that someone is “not much of a dog person” will undoubtedly cause shock and outrage.  But eating dog in Vietnam does still take place. Eating dog is often mocked as part of an ill-informed Asian stereotype.  Whilst it’s true that eating dog in […]

Cat and Dog Café in Saigon

Even though some of the Vietnamese don’t mind the occasional dog on their plate, it turns out there are surprisingly a few pleasant dog and cat cafes in Saigon. How many dog and cat cafes are there in Saigon? There are eight cafes across Saigon that opens their door to furry critters.  Two even have […]

Camping on Con Dao | Vietnam

Con Dao was truly my favourite place in Vietnam.  The islands are very remote and are located 50km off the south coast of the country.  It is a far cry from the hustle and bustle of Saigon! Why is camping on Con Dao a good idea? The island itself is fairly expensive compared with the […]

Rush Hour Driving in Saigon | Vietnam (Video)

Driving in Saigon is an extremely precarious experience.  Our friend of the site Phúc Mập gives us some tips about how best to navigate yourself through the madness. Asia is well known for its chaotic traffic and Vietnam is no different.  Saigon is known for having some of the most insane roads where traffic, on […]