The coolest street in Saigon
A walk around the world (with a dog), Colosseum tunnels, the Burning Man of Central Asia, the world's highest hotel, flying cars, and when moon?
Hello from Ho Chi Minh City. Now that travel is not a thing at the moment (see meme below), I’m working my way through some Saigon posts that I have been putting off.
Also, a summary of my last month is at Where I’m At: July 2021 – Saigon social distancing continues.
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Now I think about it, it’s easily one of the coolest streets in Southeast Asia. Bookmark this for when you can travel again.
Travel and COVID-19
“Re-open EU provides information on the various measures in place, including on quarantine and testing requirements for travellers, the EU Digital COVID certificate to help you exercise your right to free movement, and mobile coronavirus contact tracing and warning apps.”
“American, Delta, and United spent a year laying off workers. Now the airlines need them back.”
[Image via @givemetravel.]
Assorted travel reads
“In 2015, Tom Turcich set out to circumnavigate the globe by foot. He has been walking ever since.”
“The chambers are finally on view after a $29.8 million restoration.”
“The ancient city of Hierapolis has long hidden a poisonous secret in its mysterious "Gate to Hell". But modern science has finally uncovered the truth behind the Roman myths.”
Those who have backpacked around the banana pancake trail of Southeast Asia will know of the tranquil beauty of the 4000 Islands in Southern Laos. This is your last call for drinks before it is turned into a Special Economic Zone.
“Admittedly these customers are not ‘regular people’—they are extremely rich people.”
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