Hanoi vs Ho Chi Minh City - where's best for what ?

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Re: Hanoi vs Ho Chi Minh City - where's best for what ?

Post by The Seawolf » Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:51 pm

HCM is easier to score
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Re: Hanoi vs Ho Chi Minh City - where's best for what ?

Post by sigmoid » Sat Sep 21, 2019 5:09 pm

Both cities are very *OK* for a few days (MAX = 1 week) IF you have some crazy friend who lives there for some reason. Otherwise, neither city has much to offer in terms of attractions or food. As mentioned in previous posts, you can eat some good Indian food at Baba's kitchen in Sai Gon. Provecho in Ha Noi used to be great place for Mexican but I heard the original owner sold it and it went downhill.

All in all, best to quickly head off to somewhere else in VN that is at least more scenic.
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Re: Hanoi vs Ho Chi Minh City - where's best for what ?

Post by Artfarty » Sat Sep 21, 2019 5:53 pm

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The Seawolf wrote:
Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:51 pm
HCM is easier to score
Thank you, that's good information since I am usually looking to score.
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Re: Hanoi vs Ho Chi Minh City - where's best for what ?

Post by shnoukieBRO » Sat Sep 21, 2019 6:00 pm

Hanoi is much better than Saigon for culture and vibe.
Buvien street is awful. Blacks and terribly geeky expats. Yukkety yuk
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Re: Hanoi vs Ho Chi Minh City - where's best for what ?

Post by The Seawolf » Thu Sep 26, 2019 3:07 pm

shnoukieBRO wrote:
Sat Sep 21, 2019 6:00 pm
Hanoi is much better than Saigon for culture and vibe.
Buvien street is awful. Blacks and terribly geeky expats. Yukkety yuk
Yeh cos Bui Vien Street and De Tham are the only streets to go to.

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