Category Archives: Vietnam

Cu Chi; How do you fancy living in a tunnel?

If you’re claustrophobic, the Cu Chi tunnels on the outskirts of Saigon are going to be your worst nightmare. Less than 50cm in diameter, these tunnels were once home to Vietnamese fighters and their families for over a decade during the American War. Read on to know more about why we visited and what you…

Go to the Teh Dar Show Saigon

Out of all of our travels HCMC/Saigon is the city that left the biggest and lasting impression on us. I had heard so much about it and it lived up to its expectations and way beyond. I loved how alive Saigon was with its constant noise and the street food smells.  I couldn’t wait to…

Fuck Agent Orange. Buy Handicrafts ART instead

As part of a day tour by TNK Travel to the Cao Dai Temple and the Cu Chi tunnels, we were also taken to an art factory (Handicrafts ART) where Vietnamese people suffering from the effects of Agent Orange were employed. What is Agent Orange? Agent Orange was a horrific toxic chemical that the US…

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