The evening before, after a smoky rooftop barbecue my friends and I had watched karaoke-crazed Koreans downing whisky and dancing merrily, waving strips of toilet paper. Just another day in Saigon where nothing is quite what it seems.
Ho Chi Minh City is the undisputed financial hub of Vietnam.
The conversational phrase list for the passenger ran thus: “Please slow down,” “Please make it cooler,” “Please turn down the radio volume,” and finally, “Can you stop the car? Things can get unexpectedly exciting, so slow down. The first of the city's up to six or more Metro lines may be in operation by 2019-2020 with an extension line for Tan Son Nhat International Airport under consideration.
Before we get into the meat of our Saigon business hotels review, there are two things you should remember never do in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City).
Among the tallest buildings in Vietnam, the 68-storey Bitexco Financial Tower ( is a Burj wannabe with a helipad and panoramic views from an observation deck on the 49th floor.