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Travelling by train has a certain charm attached to it in the West, something reminiscent of a bygone era when life was a little slower. For the Vietnamese, however, it is the preferred way of getting around the country for a few purely practical reasons. Cheaper than flying on the one hand, but
Quite possibly every single foreigner arriving in Ho Chi Minh City comments on the traffic. Amongst the rapidly-developing cities of East Asia, this remains one of the few places where urban
Traffic jams are rare in Vietnam – but you happen to live in one of the only two cities in the country where they’re somewhat frequent. To the local Saigonese, traffic jams have become a
Long distance buses are very popular with tourists who want to travel from Ho Chi Minh City to other destinations within Vietnam, or even to neighbouring countries such as Laos, Cambodia, and