Famous for all the wrong reasons, Ho Chi Minh City’s District 4 was once a mafia hotspot in the ’80s and ’90s ruled by notorious crime boss Nam Cam.
Too many tourists think they can see enough of the Mekong Delta on a brief day-trip out of Ho Chi Minh City.
Ho Chi Minh City is the vibrant and dynamic economic hub of Vietnam. It’s very international and modern compared to its sister cities, however plenty of old colonial structures remain, adding a beautiful contrast to the every day life of its residents.
While Nepal is known as a budget backpacker destination, there are many gorgeous hotels that cater to the ‘luxury’ end of the market. Plus, many of them have the added benefit of being more affordable than luxury hotels elsewhere in the world.
Nepal may look small on the map, but its hill and mountain terrain and very poor roads make getting around difficult and time-consuming. Here are some tips for navigating transport in the South Asian country.