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Fly Me to Houston

Fly Me to Houston

In the United States, Houston has the highest concentration of Vietnamese people outside of California. So it was not a surprise to see EVA Air place airport banners inside Tan Son Nhat International Airport advertising its recently launched service to Houston via...
Chùa Ông

Chùa Ông

Conveniently situated near the Cần Thơ River, Chùa Ông or Ong Temple is a Chinese Temple dedicated to Guan Yu (關羽) built at the end of the 19th Century.   Upon entering the temple, there is a beautifully engraved screen directly to the front.   Continuing inside the...
Chùa Munirensay

Chùa Munirensay

Built in 1940s, Chùa Munirensay is a Khmer Theravada Buddhist temple. At one time, the Khmer Empire extended into part of Southern Vietnam. Although this temple is not particularly famous, it gives visitors a little insight of the architecture found in the Angkor Wat...
Cai Rang Floating Market

Cai Rang Floating Market

The Mekong Delta is Vietnam’s breadbasket with the Mekong River and its distributaries dominating the landscape. This area supports fishing and agriculture. Here, the fertile soils produce rice, vegetables, and fruits.   For most visitors, the highlight of a...
Bao Dai’s Summer Palace

Bao Dai’s Summer Palace

Completed in 1938, Bảo Đại’s Summer Palace is an Art Nouveau styled château that housed King Bảo Đại, the last Emperor of Vietnam, and his entourage until 1945.   Although the building could use some restoration, this dated building still gives visitors an idea...
Chùa Bảo Quang

Chùa Bảo Quang

Chùa Bảo Quang is a small Buddhist temple located away from the center of Dalat.   The front gate welcomes visitors to the temple.   On the grounds there are two praying Buddhas.   And a Laughing Buddha.   A flight of stairs lead to the main temple.   On the way up...
Dalat Railway Station

Dalat Railway Station

Built in 1938, the Dalat Railway Station is a beautiful Art Deco building that resembles the Gare de Trouville-Deauville Station in France.   The Dalat Railway Station was once the terminus of the 84 kilometer Dalat-Thap Cham Railway. Unfortunately, because of bombing...
Saigon Central Post Office

Saigon Central Post Office

Designed by Gustave Eiffel’s firm, the Saigon Central Post Office is one of the architecturally attractive buildings in Ho Chi Minh City. Built between 1886 to 1891, the building sits across from Paris Square. It is a working post office today.   Inside, the...
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