Now in south Vietnam where the food is supposed to be the best! The shopping rocks as well.  We were only there for one and a half days but we managed to do some damage – shopping saigon style.

FYI: Crossing the street is a bit easier here than in Hanoi as there are more traffic lights but the shopping is more intense.

Ben Thanh Market covers about six square blocks and it is filled to the brim with goodies – legal and not: get a fake Hermes watch for $40 or Chanel scrunchies or Chinese silk or Vietnamese spices or sit down for a Pho. It is a wonderland of stuff and can take either a few minutes or a few hours to get through it […]