With its mix of modern architecture, deep history, and dynamic culture, Ho Chi Minh City is the future of Vietnam. Inside Moon Ho Chi Minh City you’ll find:
Strategic itineraries for seeing the best of the city, plus worthwhile excursions to Pho Quoc Island, the Con Dao Islands, and the Cu Chi Tunnels
Detailed maps and full-color photos throughout
Activities and ideas for every traveler: Absorb history at the War Remnants Museum or the Reunification Palace, or explore the posh District 1 for some beautiful (and affordable!) retail therapy. Savor the fragrant incense at the Thien Hau Pagoda, or sample the best of the city’s innovative cuisine, including street food vendors like the famed Lunch Lady. Experience the best of HCMC after dark with craft beer and live music at nightclubs or backpacker bars. Hop over to Pho Quoc Island for a relaxing beach day and a seafood dinner, where your meal goes from a tank to a grill to your plate
Expert insight from journalist and expat Dana Filek-Gibson on her adopted home
Useful tips on health and safety, sustainable travel, traveling solo as a woman, and scheduling group tours
Honest advice on when to go, how to get around, and where to stay, plus a handy Vietnamese phrasebook
Thorough information on the landscape, history, and local culture, all packaged in a book light enough to fit in your carry-on
With Moon Ho Chi Minh City’s expert advice, myriad activities, and local know-how, you can plan your trip your way.
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