2. Visit a wet market
3. Cooking class
4. Respect the locals. A day in the life of a farmer
5. Catch a open air performance
6. Float a lantern
7. Visit the pottery museum
8. Resist the temptation. Don’t tailor a suit unless you’ve 4 days.
9. Chill by the beach. There’s a free hotel shuttle from Essence Hotel. But how come no one is swimming ?
10. Support local artists
11. Just walk
Both sides of the river have rows of eateries. Ask your hotel for a map. Otherwise they’re on Google map.
Despite being an old town with rich historical heritage, and Japanese, Chinese influence, we didn’t see any elaborate cuisine like in Hue. Most of the food is very similar in HCMC or Hanoi except for the flower ravioli.
My favourite pancake ban xeo.