Saigon: Cu Chi Tunnels and War Remnants Museum

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An absolute must for any visitor in Saigon are the Cu Chi Tunnels. Every day, mostly Western visitors are lead through the former tunnel system of Viet Cong. Once there, we firstly received some propaganda from a Viet Cong veteran. He proudly told about the indomitable Viet Cong, how they escaped from the Americans and […]
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3 million for the Backstreet Boys

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It is known for some time that the Backstreet Boys will go on a world tour and, therefore, give two concerts in Vietnam. Lan had indicated that she is interested in this concert. Exactly one week ago, the sales of the tickets began, and since then she is reminding me every day. So I allowed […]
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Saigon – Socialism de luxe

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Saigon, correctly Ho-Chi-Minh City with 6 to 8 million inhabitants is the heart and the soul of Vietnam and socialism de Luxe. It’s a bustling, dynamic city with Road markets, nice cafes, pubs, shops, bars, boutiques and luxury hotels. This all let forget you that Vietnam is still a “third world country”. Prosperity and poverty […]
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From Hanoi to Saigon in 25 days (03/17 – 04/15/2005)

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Vietnam, or the old way of writing Viet Nam, the country of “rosy dawn” was already a long time a favourite destination on our travel list, because we had seen and heard so much about the unique landscapes and the rich civilization and friendly people. In addition we were very interested at the old and […]
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