Street Cred: Lạc Long Quân and Âu Cơ

Street Cred: Lạc Long Quân and Âu Cơ

Street Cred is the rearview mirror by which we’ll explore the meaning behind the signs. Look for it every Friday. Enjoy!...

Rumors: It Now Costs $6 to Enter Hoi An’s Old Town

Rumors: It Now Costs $6 to Enter Hoi An’s Old Town

In a move that’s sure to backfire, there are reports coming out of Hoi An that the city has started to charge a $6 entra...

PM: Vietnam Will Not Host Asian Games

PM: Vietnam Will Not Host Asian Games

Vietnam will not host the 2019 Asian Games as Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and other government officials agreed that ...

A Complete Map of HCMC's Metro System

A Complete Map of HCMC's Metro System

Saigoneer’s resident historian, Tim Doling , is not only enamored with Vietnamese history, but also the country’s railways...

[Infographic] Vietnamese Diners Rank as SE Asia’s Lowest Tippers

[Infographic] Vietnamese Diners Rank as SE Asia’s Lowest Tippers


We all know that tipping isn’t really a thing in Vietnam and a recent study by Mastercard published in the Wall Street Jo...

Hot Tzigani Project @ deciBel

Hot Tzigani Project @ deciBel

From the organizer: The Hot Tzigani Project is a band of four musicians and singers that plays Gipsy music. 5 Tziganis : ...

Upcoming Events

APR
22

22 Apr 2014 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Acoustic Session @ Broma

APR
23

23 Apr 2014 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Screening of 'Confessions' @ deciBel

Arts & Culture

Event Rewind: Color Me Run

Event Rewind: Color Me Run

Late Saturday afternoon a quiet suburban area in Phu My Hung, District 7 was transformed into a rainbow of colour. An astounding 6,850 (apro...

Screening of ' Confessions' @ deciBel

Screening of ' Confessions' @ deciBel

From the organizer:Confessions is a 2010 Japanese drama film directed by Tetsuya Nakashima, based on housewife-turned-author Kanae Minato's ...

Rumors: It Now Costs $6 to Enter Hoi An’s Old Town

Rumors: It Now Costs $6 to Enter Hoi An’s Old Town

In a move that’s sure to backfire, there are reports coming out of Hoi An that the city has started to charge a $6 entrance fee to access it...

Eat & Drink

[Infographic] Vietnamese Diners Rank as SE Asia’s Lowest Tippers

[Infographic] Vietnamese Diners Rank as SE Asia’s Lowest Tippers


We all know that tipping isn’t really a thing in Vietnam and a recent study by Mastercard published in the Wall Street Journal backs this up w...

15 of Saigon's Best Hidden Coffee Shops

15 of Saigon's Best Hidden Coffee Shops

Saigon, known for its coffee culture, offers many different environments where one can grab a cup of joe. However, sometimes we crave someth...

Saigoneer Reviews: Roof Top Restaurant @ the Grand Silverland Hotel

Saigoneer Reviews: Roof Top Restaurant @ the Grand Silverland Hotel

I recently discovered a small oasis hidden just behind Ben Thanh market: if you go to the top floor of the Grand Silverland Hotel you will f...

Old Saigon

Saigon’s Hung Vuong Temple

Saigon’s Hung Vuong Temple

Every year on the 10th day of the Hung Vuong Celebration (which just happens to be today), thousands of Vietnamese gather at the Hung T...

Street Cred: Lạc Long Quân and Âu Cơ

Street Cred: Lạc Long Quân and Âu Cơ

Street Cred is the rearview mirror by which we’ll explore the meaning behind the signs. Look for it every Friday. Enjoy!

“Củ Chi Lite” – The Secret Tunnels of Phú Thọ Hòa

“Củ Chi Lite” – The Secret Tunnels of Phú Thọ Hòa

Very few foreign tourists ever set foot there and it seems that only those living in the area know of their existence. But the pioneering Ph...

Society

New App Let’s You Share Wifi Passwords in Vietnam

New App Let’s You Share Wifi Passwords in Vietnam

Ever go into your phone’s wifi settings and wish you could access the dozens of networks the pop up? Well, there’s an app for that – WiFi Chu...

Color Me Run @ Phu My Hung

Color Me Run @ Phu My Hung

From the organizer: Color Me Run is a unique combination of the most colorful run and music festival. For the first time in Vietnam, you can ...