1. Manage My TA

Destinations > Ho Chi Minh City

Stories about Architecture in Ho Chi Minh City

To Vietnam With Love

James Sullivan Perches High above Ho Chi Minh City

To Vietnam With Love - tovietnamwithlove [610]

On my first night in the Caravelle Hotel, I parted the curtains draping my room’s windows, and eighteen floors up, gazed out over Lam Son Square, the cinematic heart of Ho Chi Minh City. Looking up...

Destinations: Ho Chi Minh City | Vietnam
Topics: Culture | Travel | 20th Century History | Architecture
Hotel Majestic, Saigon, Vietnam

Hotel Majestic: A Return to Tradition, Hospitality and Elegance

Linda Garrett - lgarrett [84]

"No karaoke here," laughs Mr. Tran Hung Viet, the young deputy manager of the Hotel Majestic. Flashy karaoke bars are popular in Ho Chi Minh City's new hotels but the designers of this renovation were...

Destinations: Ho Chi Minh City | Vietnam
Topics: Culture | Travel | Architecture

A View From the Rex

Sarah Tilton - stilton [1,727]

Twenty years ago the rooftop bar at the Rex Hotel, then the American Bachelor Officer's Quarters, offered a view of the Vietnam war. Today, the sandbags are gone, the artillery fire has stopped and...

Destinations: Ho Chi Minh City | Vietnam
Topics: Culture | Travel | Architecture
Sampam laden with snake fruit at the floating market in Can Tho, the Capital of the West

Vietnam: Land of the Blue Dragon

Martine Aepli - maepli [110]

From its genesis in the low-lying valley of Lan Chang Jiang, the source of the great Blue River of southern China, the history of Vietnam is shrouded in a rich oral tradition of myth and legend. The...

Destinations: Ho Chi Minh City | Vietnam
Topics: Culture | Festivals | Literature | Religion | Agriculture | Music | War & Conflict | Traditions | Ancient History | Architecture
4 items found, displaying all items.
ThingsAsian

ThingsAsian is an Asia travel website with maps, stories, photos and travel tips contributed by a worldwide community.

©1994-2008 Global Directions, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Contact webmaster@thingsasian.com

Web Design by Dayspring