Saigon Dep Lam – No chairs week in Bui Vien Street

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So, the police have been cleaning up Pham Ngu Lao in preparation for Re-unification day on the 30th of April. This means making all the vendors, hawkers, food stalls and street bars either close up or stop using the sidewalk …

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There are no backpackers in Bui Vien

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The “gated community” expats seem to have this weird idea that Pham Ngu Lao is “the backpacker area”. And it is… during the day. But at night, and especially on the weekends, you’ll be lucky to spot a foreigner on …

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