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You Shouldn't Miss Ho Chi Minh, South East Asia's Cultural Melting Pot

You Shouldn't Miss Ho Chi Minh, South East Asia's Cultural Melting Pot

The Vietnamese capital is a vibrant marriage of past and future. From timeless temples, colonial alleys, and scrumptious street food to contemporary skyscrapers, boutique hotels, and classy restaurants, Ho Chi Minh has everything an adventurous soul craves for. Enjoy this bustling city with the Ho Chi Minh Travel Guide with Offline Street Map to make your adventures a breeze.

1.      Ben Thanh Market

What is trip to South East Asia without an authentic glimpse into the local culture and chaos? And what better way to experience it first-hand than a visit to one of Ho Chi Minh's dizzying markets. Although not as big as other markets out of town, the Ben Thanh Night Market is perfectly situated in the center of the city and still offers a multitude of souvenir stalls and over 20 street eateries to choose from! The market building is easily surrounded by expectant local and foreign diners alike looking to feast on a wide range of the best dishes Vietnam has to offer.

2.      Cu-chi Tunnels

Find out more about the country's rich history and its people's tenacity and resilience through the elaborate network of underground tunnels that run 200 kilometers (120 miles) beneath the Cu Chi District of Ho Chi Minh alone. What was once used as hideouts, living quarters, and supply routes for the Viet Cong during the American-Vietnamese war is now a popular tourist attraction. Here visitors can experience the underground life of soldiers and civilians back in the 1940's by exploring and even crawling around the safer parts of the labyrinth.

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3.      Saigon SkyDeck

After a day full of adventure, cap it with a spectacular view of the city from 262 meters above ground at Ho Chi Minh's tallest building to date. Designed after a shape of a lotus bud the Bitexco Financial Tower is one of the symbols of Ho Chi Minh's rapid economic development. One of the tower's highlights is the city's first observation deck on the 49th floor where visitors will be able to enjoy a full sight of the city, the Saigon river, the Notre Dame Cathedral and so much more.

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The Ultimate American Experience in Washington DC!

The Ultimate American Experience in Washington DC!

Washington DC will surely share to you the best experience in monuments, museums local music and so much more! Washington DC is situated on the east coast of the USA along the banks of the Potomac River. The city has an area of just under 70 square miles. Washington was founded as the nation's capital in 1791 as soon as you land here you get a sense of the power history metropolis, that represents most visitors the start at the national mall to mild green strip off and referred to as the nation's front lawn.

Visit Washinton DC a monumental city
Visit Washinton DC a monumental city

Our Washington DC Travel Guide and Offline City Map Support will surely help you get to know this amazing place, and will provide some FYI before you get those feet in this exciting city!

Begin your tour of the mall at the zero milestones, the proposed reference point for distances on all US maps. To the north you'll see America's most famous residents the White House, and to the South stands the Washington Monument rising 555 feet as marble obelisk is the centerpiece of the nation.

All the US Capitol building on top of Capitol Hill is the nation seed of federal government rest a while by the reflecting pool surrounded by America's most iconic tributes to its heroes and founding fathers.

Abraham Lincoln majestic monument in Washington DC
Abraham Lincoln majestic monument in Washington DC

It's easy to let your mind wander back through the various chapters of America's history nestled in the trees is the Vietnam Veterans Memorial grave in its walls are the names of tens of thousands of soldiers who lost their lives in the battlefields of Vietnam. The nearby Lincoln memorial is where Martin Luther King Jr. made his famous “I have a dream” speech.

The mall is also a home to many of the nation's Smithsonian building. To learn more about this interesting collection of museum galleries, stop at the information center in the Smithsonian Institution building called the castle. Surely, you will enjoy the Smithsonian national air and space museum where you can let your imagination fly high on historic airplanes or spacecraft that can create your own headlines at the museum and interactive museum dedicated to the world of news media and the Botanic Garden of the Capitol building that offers an escape monuments or museums.

But the mall is not the only attraction in DC to explore the many attractions outside of the mall. The convenient capital Bike share system is available all over the city. In picture-perfect downtown neighborhoods such as Dupont circle, browse bookstores by day and try the cafes by night.

Another charming central suburb is Foggy Bottom, named after the fog that rises from the Potomac River. Here you'll find the Watergate Hotel and the Kennedy Center past Washington circle to get to Georgetown with its 18th century buildings.

It is the oldest district in DC and today, university students in a lively atmosphere Wisconsin Avenue & M Street offer many boutique stores and galleries.

Another family favorite is the International Spy Museum, a play undercover agent in an interactive game. Just across the river in neighboring Virginia is the Nation's most hallowed ground, Arlington National Cemetery, wander among rows of tombstones dedicated to those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country- President John F. Kennedy's final resting place marked by an eternal flame is one of the most visited graves from Arlington House.

You can look back over DC and its surrounding. Washington has a lot more to walk in the political buildings stately monuments that is so famous and no matter how often you've seen these landmarks news or in movies nothing beats the real thing.

You will surely love this place and the wonderful experiences it can give you. If you want to learn more travel guides, just visit our eTips site! Then travel with knowledge and confidence!