• Ho Chi Minh Square, Saigon, Vietnam
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    The Best Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

    Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, was our landing point on our trip to Vietnam, after a 13-hour flight from London. Forming our first impression of this dizzyingly beautiful country, it’s busy, chaotic atmosphere may not be the easiest for a jet-lagged couple to digest. Yet here we were, tired, yet ready to see everything it had to offer. Travellers’ opinions on Vietnam’s largest city vary greatly. Some people love its buzz, the hectic streets, while it can be overwhelming for others. I must admit that Matt and I fell into the latter category. As a result, we do wish we’d spent the day there before hopping on the night train and…