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Ho Chi Minh City to Chau Doc: Going Out of Town with G5Car Comfort Car in Vietnam

Hi everyone!

I don’t mean to be a tone-deaf if I keep updating my blog with some travel posts from my last Indochina trip these days with all coronavirus things going on. I know this, because it seems to be an issue within the travel bloggers community since I’ve seen a lot of posts from some bloggers complaining about the number of traffic declining and whatnot.

But guess what? It won’t stop me from writing more stories about my last trip around Indochina because first of all… I need to keep my blog active. And other than that, it’s still fresh in my memory so I need to write it now before I forget about what happened. Or worse, before the laziness strikes me!

Let’s be honest, I’ve spent my last few days binge-watching the earlier season of The Mindy Show. I need to force myself to do something a little productive today, and that is to share with you my experience of renting a private car from Ho Chi Minh City to Chau Doc.

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A Must-Visit Spot in Ho Chi Minh City: Bitexco Saigon Skydeck & The World of Heineken

It wasn’t my first visit to Ho Chi Minh City, so I didn’t have an exact itinerary this time. Instead, I just tried to wing it when I was there. And that’s when I decided to stop by Bitexco Financial Tower after strolling around District 1 on my first day in the city.

To be fair, I started late at around 1 PM on my first day. And since I didn’t have a fixed itinerary about what I had to do or visit, I decided to just go to some coffee shop and some cafe. Of course, I had ca phe sua da, because ca phe sua da is life in Vietnam. 😛

I wandered around the area until around 3 PM, I decided to just go to Bitexco Financial Tower. Bitexco Saigon Skydeck seems to be one of the places on the must-visit list in Ho Chi Minh City. But if I gotta be honest with you, in the beginning, I wasn’t really interested in visiting the place.

I always thought that it was the kind of place that is overhyped and probably overpriced too. I didn’t even do any research about the entrance fee in advance. I went go-show for this, and I’m glad I did.

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Novia Hotel Saigon: A Unique, Affordable (Love) Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City

Hi everyone! 🙂

For those who follow me on Instagram, you may have already watched one of my Instastories about this hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. The hotel that intrigued me prior to booking it, with an exceptional welcome greeting when I got there, only to be surprised when I arrived in the hotel room.

And if you happened to be one of those people who asked me to spill the tea about the hotel, here’s the answer: it’s Novia Hotel.

A likely love hotel where you could actually spend some time to fulfill your fantasy, because they have a lot of themed rooms. From something as innocent as Hello Kitty and Doraemon, to some sex fantasy like BDSM. 😛

So, what kind of room did I get and how was my stay there?! Well, I’ll write the review here. So let’s see!

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What You Could Get in Ho Chi Minh City for $10 – Vietnamese Coffee and So Much More!

Merry Christmas, everyone!

How has everyone been on this holiday season?! How many people in the family that annoy me this time? 😛

Anyway, this Christmas marks the second year since I spent Christmas in Vietnam 2 years ago. I spent Christmas eve in the capital city Hanoi, but I had some memorable things in HCMC. From a sudden date in Saigon to randomly met a fellow cat lady at Chatime. So random, but damn I’ve made some long last friendship now that we still like each other’s post on Facebook! 😛

This is why I was super excited when I got connected to Jackie and Justin from Life of Doing. Especially when they told me they would like to cover HCMC or Saigon for this $10 series. And it’s such a sweet coincidence now that I get to schedule it to publish it a day after Christmas. Happy Boxing Day, everyone! 😀

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9 Ideas When You Don’t Know What To Do in Vietnam

Xin Chao, everyone!

It’s November already, and the next thing you know you’ll get yourself busy picking presents for your beloved ones while serenading Christmas songs. Two years ago, this time of the year I was busy preparing myself for the trip that I had been waiting for my whole life: a 2-week trip to Vietnam.

In case you didn’t know, back in my flying day when I was based in Saudi Arabia, I was so tired of people trying to get friendly with me when it comes to nationality so I had to pretend that I was Vietnamese just to avoid the small talks. And for exactly the same reason, I just had to go there so I did. 😀

Fast forward to today, I heard VietJet Air will start their CGK-SGN route starting this December so besides the fact that I really want to go back there, I also want to share my two cents for those of you who are planning to go to Vietnam yet you don’t know what to do.

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