Saigon

Saigon city in dusk, Vietnam

Inspiration

Asia’s Best Awards 2022: Top 10 Cities in Southeast Asia

The votes have been counted for this big-city rivalry.

Inspiration

Asia’s Best Awards 2022: Vietnam’s Top Hotels, Restaurants, Bars and More

From Hanoi to Danang to Phu Quoc, your votes have been counted!

Paccheri alla Vittorio, Da Vittorio Saigon

Food & Drink

Da Vittorio Saigon Just Opened and It’s the Most Exciting New Restaurant in Vietnam

We got an exclusive first taste of the triple-starred Italian restaurant’s brand-new incarnation in Vietnam.

Winkspace, Wink Saigon

Hotels & Resorts

Review: Wink Hotel Saigon Centre

We check in to the first property of a brand-new brand in Vietnam.

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12 TV Shows Inspiring Us to Travel Now

These TV shows helped sate our wanderlust during lockdowns, and are inspiring us to travel once more.

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Food & Drink

These Are the Hottest Tables in Saigon Right Now

Celebrated chefs Peter Cuong Franklin and Hoang Tung are leading the way in the always-tasty city’s fine-dining evolution. Here’s how the Covid era has given Saigon’s top kitchens more room to play.

Tips & News

How to Lunar New Year in the Time of Covid

The Year of the Ox starts February 12. Here’s a look at the celebration plans, Covid regulations and best restaurants for new year’s dinner in Hong Kong, Saigon, Singapore and Taipei.

Hotels & Resorts

SPONSORED

One of Saigon’s Grande Dames Celebrates Its Fifth Anniversary

The Reverie Saigon has represented the height of glamour in the Vietnamese city since 2015.

Hotels & Resorts

SPONSORED

Experience Next-Level Comfort with Oakwood

An alternative to mainstream hotels, serviced apartments offer more space, in-room facilities and privacy.

Food & Drink

The New Taste of Saigon

Stepping out of the shadows of French fine dining, a new guard of visionary young chefs is capturing the city’s culinary zeitgeist.

the best of vietnam; the best of 2019

Inspiration

The Best New Openings in Vietnam 2019

Star power in the kitchens of Saigon and Hanoi, and hotels go uber-mod and historical luxe.

Food & Drink

6 Craft Breweries in Asia Worth Checking Out

Asia’s craft suds scene keeps getting better. We check in with six exciting breweries using local flavors and ingredients to push beer boundaries.

Food & Drink

Heart of Darkness

Inspired by Joseph Conrad’s seminal novel, John Pemberton turned his homebrewing hobby into a full-time profession in 2015. Vietnamese beer hasn’t been the same since.

Food & Drink

Saigon, One Cocktail at a Time

Young, discerning cocktail drinkers and single-malt connoisseurs are raising the stakes in Vietnam. Connla Stokes sips his way to the source of this intoxicating tale.

Hotels & Resorts

The Myst Dong Khoi

With its whiter-than-white façade, hanging plants and asymmetrical windows, the Myst has been a breath of fresh air for Saigon’s ever-rising, but rather generic, skyline since opening in 2017.

Food & Drink

Bann Bar & Cuisine

Downtown’s artsiest little cocktail bar is an eclectic affair. You might catch a stand-up comedy act, live band, or simply a DJ playing mellow electronica melodies on the higher, seventh floor—that’s also the ideal spot to enjoy sundowners with a cooling breeze coming off the Saigon river.

Food & Drink

Banh Da Cua Di Ly

The interior might be rather sleek and modern but you’re coming for the best of Haiphong’s street-food scene at this family-run restaurant up the stairs at 103 Dong Khoi.

Food & Drink

Sake Central Saigon

Wander up the well-lit staircase at 59 Dong Du to find this modern haven of sake and small plates with a shared-table concept.

Food & Drink

Red Door Cafe

Duck through the art arcade at 151 Dong Khoi (never mind the cheap knickknacks and ersatz Klimts), head down the hallway and turn right, then walk up to the third floor to find Red Door, where a discerning crowd of coffee lovers confabulates over cold brews and drip pours.

Culture

Sight Unseen in Saigon

With its landmark heritage buildings, and now shimmering skyscrapers, Dong Khoi Street is undoubtedly Saigon’s most prestigious address. But it’s the drag’s more inconspicuous charms, squirrelled away in century-old apartment blocks, that continually coax Connla Stokes to the area.

Food & Drink

This May Be Saigon’s Hottest Suburb

A once-sleepy suburb of Saigon is coaxing art lovers, shoppers, and even the scenesters and socialites away from downtown.

Food & Drink

4 Asian Craft Beers You Need to Try Now

Catching the spirit of collaboration, Asian breweries are teaming up with bold beer hounds, artisanal chocolatiers, coffee roasters, and more to produce some serious suds.

Hotels & Resorts

The Reverie Saigon

It took seven years to realize this dream of a hotel decked out in crystal, ostrich-covered couches, and blinged-out statement pieces like a Baldi Firenze clock and a 19th-century piano covered in glittering malachite.

Hotels & Resorts

InterContinental Saigon

The stylish InterContinental Saigon has become one of Ho Chi Minh City’s most luxurious landmarks.

Hotels & Resorts

Park Hyatt Saigon

Located at Lam Son Square in the center of Ho Chi Minh City, the nine-story Park Hyatt Saigon hotel is within walking distance of main tourist attractions, restaurants and parks.