I recently traveled back to Saigon. So much has changed since my last visit to Vietnam just a few years before. Most notably, the skyline is quickly going vertical. Fortunately, much of what I fell in love with the first time around hasn’t really changed. The food is incredible and the people are warm, welcoming and friendly. Here’s a quick look around:
I could never have found all of this on my own. Rather, I hired Calvin Godfrey to show me around. Godfrey is an American expat and journalist living in Saigon, who also owns a bespoke culinary tour company called Savor Saigon, where he creates individual food tours based on whatever it is you want to discover. For this adventure, he presented us with a fun mix of street food and back-alley cafes. Every stop was absolutely delicious.