O n e of th e b e s t wa y s to c h e c k o u t H o C h i Mi n h C i ty i s on foot. A leisurely stroll through Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1 is a great opportunity for photographers or street-food enthusiasts. However, it can be a bit maddening when motorbikes are parked on the sidewalk and you have to share the road with traffic. Make sure you walk with purpose and be quick on your feet. Crossing the street is an art form, watch how the locals do it, and copy them.
Local insight: Anything with a strap, mainly bags and cameras, should be kept in a backpack, to deter bag snatchers