Ho Chi Minh City
Ten million people on eight million motorbikes makes Vietnam’s largest city nerve-wracking to navigate, but a huge thrill to explore. And once you’ve mastered crossing its streets, hiring your own motorbike to get to its attractions will make it even more thrilling… or terrifying. But with Uber and Grab bikes and cars costing pennies, you could just use those to discover the sights, tastes and attractions the city has to offer.
Ho Chi Minh City is sweaty, crowded and full of culture. A visit to one of the bustling markets is a must and haggling on price just part of the experience. There are people everywhere so make the most of the show on every street corner. Just sit, watch and marvel at the 'dance' of cooperation.
When you've finished with the here and now, we'd encourage you to visit the War Remnants Museum to remember that this city, then Saigon, was at the heart of the Vietnam war.
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