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Cruising Around Vietnam

Impressions from Vietnam Cruise itineraries in the South China Sea visit up to five ports in Vietnam. Phu My, the port for Ho Cho Min City (Saigon), Da Nang, Nah Trang and Hai Phong, the port nearest Hanoi. You’ll find the Vietnamese people are friendly and eager to welcome visitors. Shopping is inexpensive and easy […]

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Port of Call Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City, as it is officially called, is a sprawling city located on the delta of the Dong Nai River however even locals still call it by its original name, Saigon. With the rapid industrialization recently of Vietnam a number of port facilities have been built along the channels of the Dong Nai […]

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A Vietnam Adventure, An Afternoon Shopping On Dong Khoi Street

A Short Story Spending a few days in Vietnam on two occasions recently, we spent time shopping on Dong Khoi Street in Saigon. (Officially, it’s Ho Chi Minh City, but even the residents still call it Saigon.) Vietnam is bargain hunter heaven, featuring a great exchange rate with the U.S. Dollar which are accepted virtually […]

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Asia Cruise Ports of Call Cruising

Port of Ho Chi Minh City

Links To Additional Information What to expect on a cruise stop in Vietnam to visit Ho Chi Minh City. Where you dock, how to get around, money and attractions to see. When your cruise ship visits the port of Ho Chi Minh City see where you dock, transportation options, local money and attractions. Part of […]

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Vietnam

Above-The Japan Bridge, Hoi An. Impressions of Vietnam Our recent South China Sea cruise made four stops in Vietnam. Because we were back-to-back cruising, ¬†Phu My, the port for Ho Cho Min City was duplicated. We took advantage of two ship’s tours and an independent trip into Saigon with bus service provided by the ship […]