Saigon is a city with an identity crisis. On the one hand it’s the largest, most modern city in Vietnam, a poster boy for the modern communist state and the face of the country to the world, whilst on the other it’s the historical capital, stuffed with grand French architecture and a rich, varied and fairly … Continue reading Saigon

Mekong delta

The Mekong delta, named after the American airline that sponsored the regeneration of the area after the war, is the largest tidal delta in Southern Vietnam.