Saigon Index

Saigon Index

By Category | Alphabetical | Food

Markets
The Floating Flower Market of Ben Binh
Shopping at the Local Market
Ben Thanh Market and the Backpackers District

Food
Saigon Street Food Journal #1
Saigon Street Food Journal #2
Saigon Street Food Journal #3
Saigon Street Food Journal #4
Saigon Street Food Journal #5
Rooftop Bars in Saigon
Making the Classic Vietnamese Coffee

Culture
Tet – The Vietnamese New Year
How to Make Bánh Chưng
Getting Around in Saigon
Vietnamese Water Puppets
The Tay Son Lacquer Factory
The Daily Rhythm of Saigon
The AO Show at the Saigon Opera House
Saigon’s Street Cats and Dogs

Neighborhoods
Phường 28: The Island of Un-Saigon
A Day in Cholon
The Sights of Saigon’s District 3, Ward 7
Ben Thanh Market and the Backpackers District
The Imminent Transformation of Thú Thiêm
The Patchwork World of Thảo Điền
A Walk Along the Thị Nghè Canal

Parks & Nature
Tao Dan Park During Tet
Núi Bà Đen – Black Virgin Mountain
The Cu Chi Tunnels
Saigon’s Zoo and Botanical Gardens
A Day at the Suối Tiên Theme Park
Sunset at Turtle Lake
A Boat Trip on the Saigon River

Temples
Tet Madness and a Lion Dance in Cho Lon
The Pagoda of the Jade Emperor
The Giác Lâm Pagoda
The Great Divine Temple of Cao Dai
Three Hindu Temples in Saigon
A Successfully Botched Visit to the Giác Viên Pagoda
The Tomb of Lê Văn Duyệt

Museums
The Museum of Vietnamese History
The Palace of the Reunification
The Ho Chi Minh Museum and Đoàn Văn Bơ
The Museum of the Southern Vietnamese Woman
The War Remnants Museum
Saigon’s Traditional Medicine Museum
The Museum of Fine Arts
The Ho Chi Minh City Museum

Buildings
The View from the Bitexco Tower
The Saigon Central Post Office and the Notre Dame Cathedral
The Starlight Bridge
A Secret Weapon Cellar in District 3

An Binh, Vinh Long and Sadec
The Island of An Binh
A Delta Tour around An Binh
The An Binh Candy Factory
The Pottery Kilns of Vinh Long
The Quiet Life in Sadec
The House of Huynh Thuy Le
Sadec’s Flower Village

Phu Quoc
Welcome to Fabulous Phu Quoc!
A Fish Sauce Factory on Phu Quoc
Hòn Một Island
Phu Quoc’s Starfish Beach
The An Thoi Islands
Phu Quoc’s Coconut Tree Prison
Our Final Day on Phu Quoc: Hàm Ninh and an Endangered Beach

Can Tho & Chau Doc
Welcome to Can Tho
A Slow Boat Down the Mekong
Can Tho’s Ben Thuy House and Bui Huu Nghia Street
Adventure on Cồn Sơn Island
The Rice Paper Makers of Thuận Hưng
Chau Doc and Mount Sam
Tra Su Forest and Stork Sanctuary
Chau Doc’s Cham Village
Hunting for the Black Silk of Tan Chau

Dalat
Cooling Off in Dalat
The Summer Palace of Bảo Đại
The Crazy House of Dalat
The King’s Palace (Dinh I)
The Dalat Train Station
The Cường Hoàn Silk Factory
The Elephant Falls
The XQ Emboridery Village in Dalat
The Cable Car to Thiền Viện Trúc Lâm
The Tiger Cave Falls in Dalat
The Mosaic Madness of the Linh Phước Pagoda

Miscellaneous
Xin Chào, Saigon!
A Concise History of Saigon
After One Month in Saigon
Run For Your Visa
BonBon Residences: Our Home in Saigon
Saigon at Night
Tạm Biệt, Saigon!

By Category | Alphabetical | Food

Air 360 Sky Lounge
An Binh Island
An Thoi Islands (Phu Quoc)
AO Show

Ba Hai Nam Temple
Backpackers District
Bánh Chưng
Bảo Đại Summer Palace (Dalat)
Ben Binh
Ben Thanh Market
Ben Thuy House (Can Tho)
Bin Quoi (Phường 28)
Bình Tây Market
Bitexco Tower
Black Silk (Chau Doc)
Black Virgin Mountain
BonBon Residences
Botanical Gardens
Broma Not a Bar
Bui Huu Nghia Street (Can Tho)

Cai Rang Floating Market
Can Tho
Candy Factory (An Binh)
Cao Dai
Caravelle Hotel
Central Post Office
Cham Village (Chau Doc)
Chau Doc
Chợ Bà Chiểu
Chợ Thị Nghè
Cholon
Chùa Ngọc Hoàng
Chùa Ong Ban
Chùa Phật Học (Can Tho)
Chùa Vĩnh Nghiêm
City Museum, Ho Chi Minh
Coconut Tree Prison (Phu Quoc)
Coffee
Cồn Sơn Island (Can Tho)
Crazy House (Dalat)
Cu Chi Tunnels
Cường Hoàn Silk Factory (Dalat)

Dalat
Dalat Train Station
Delta Tour (An Binh)
Đền Subramaniam Swamy
Dinh I (Dalat)
Dinh III (Dalat)
Đoàn Văn Bơ
Duong Dong (Phu Quoc)

Elephant Falls (Dalat)
Emboridery Village (Dalat)
Eon 51 (Rooftop Bar)

Fine Arts Museum
Fish Sauce Factory (Phu Quoc)
FITA (Traditional Medicine Museum)
Floating Flower
Flower Village (Sadec)

Giác Lâm Pagoda
Giác Viên Pagoda
Golden Dragon Theater
Grand Hotel
Great Divine Temple of Cao Dai

Hàm Ninh (Phu Quoc)
History Museum
History of Saigon
Ho Chi Minh Museum
Ho Chi Minh City Museum
Hồ Xáng Thổi (Can Tho)
Hội Dòng Mến Thánh Giá Monastery
Hòn Một Island (Phu Quoc)
Hotpot Alley (Can Tho)
Huynh Thuy Le House

Independence Palace

Jade Emperor Pagoda

Kiến An Cung (Sadec)
King’s Palace (Dalat)

Lacquer
Lê Văn Duyệt
Lion Dance
Linh Phước Pagoda (Dalat)

Mariamman Temple
Marie Curie School
Mekong Boat Tour
Motor-Taxis
Mount Sam (Can Tho)
Munirangsyaram Pagoda (Can Tho)

New Years
Night Pictures
Ninh Kiều Pier (Can Tho)
Notre Dame Cathedral
Núi Bà Đen

One Plus Beer Club (Rooftop Bar)
Opera House

Pagoda of the Jade Emperor
Palace of the Reunification
Phong Diem Floating Market
Phu Quoc
Phường 28
Post Office
Pottery Kilns (Vinh Long)
Presidential Palace

Reunification Palace
Rex Hotel
Rice Paper Makers (Thuận Hưng)
Rooftop Bars

Sadec
Saigon: History
Saigon: Intro
Saigon: Outro
Saigon River Tour
San Francisco Xavier
Shri (Rooftop Bar)
Silk Factory (Dalat)
South Vietnamese Women’s Museum
Sri Thendayuthapani
Starfish Beach (Phu Quoc)
Starlight Bridge
Street Cats and Dogs
Summer Palace of Bảo Đại (Dalat)
Suối Tiên Theme Park

Tan Chau
Tao Dan Park
Tay Son Lacquer Factory
Tet
Thảo Điền
Thị Nghè Canal
Thien Hau Temple
Thiền Viện Trúc Lâm (Dalat)
Thú Thiêm
Thuận Hưng
Tiger Cave Falls (Dalat)
Tomb of Petrus Ký
Tra Su Forest
Traditional Medicine Museum
Traditional Medicines Street (Cholon)
Traffic in Saigon
Turtle Lake

View Rooftop
Visa Renewal
Vung Dau Beach (Phu Quoc)

War Remnants Museum
Wat Chantaransay
Water Puppets
Weapon Cellar
Women’s Museum

XQ Emboridery Village (Dalat)

Zoo

Bánh Canh Cua
Bánh Cuốn Nóng
Bánh Flan Trà Xanh
Bánh Hỏi
Bánh Mì Ôp La
Bánh Tráng Nướng
Bắp Xào
Bò Bía Ngọt
Bò Lá Lốt
Bò Kho
Bò Pía
Bột Chiên
Bún Bò
Bún Chả
Bún Thái
Bún Thịt Nướng
Bánh Tráng Trộn>
Bùn Xào

Cá Lóc Hấp Bầu
Cà Ri Chay
Coffee
Cơm Tấm
Cơm Tấm Gà Rõ Ti
Hẻm Vit Nau Chao
Khúc Bạch Trái Cây
Mắm Tôm
Mì Quảng
Mì Xào Giòn
Nem Nướng
Rau Câu Trái Dừa
Rau Má
Sâm Lạnh
Sữa Đậu
Sủi Cảo
Thốt Nốt
Trầu Cau
Trứng Cút Nướng