Vietnamese culture: Fun facts about Sài Gòn (P.6)

Posted: Thursday, August 10, 2017

Learning Vietnamese in Ho Chi Minh City – Live in Vietnamese

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11. Green parks

Saigon has tons of large, clean parks. Almost every park has free-to-use benches and fitness equipment. These parks attract people not only by its fresh atmosphere but also by its multifunction, it can be a place for exercising, relaxing or meeting friends.

 

12. Free foods and drinks

While walking on the street, have you ever noticed a big water bottle or trà đá or a box of bánh mì left on the pavement with the note “Trà đá miễn phí, kính mời!” (Free ice tea, help yourself!) or “bánh mì miễn phí” (free bánh mì)? Not everywhere in Vietnam has those lovely “free things” like Sài Gòn, doesn’t it?

 

To be continued…

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