The inside scoop on Saigon's best nightlife

Episode 20

The inside scoop on Saigon's best nightlife
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Arriving into any big city can be daunting for even the most seasoned traveler. Arriving into Saigon with a population of about 8.6 million people and over 9 million motorbikes can be downright “hair raising”. It's 2020 and most of the world is in lockdown, except maybe Saigon or HCMC as it is also known. Vietnam is doing well, despite it all.

You’ve heard about the nightlife. You’ve read about how much the locals like to party. You know that in the bowels of this city there is an energetic bar scene just waiting to be found.

Where are those amazing rooftop bars that showcase those vistas of the city at night? Where are those eclectic bars down alleys, upstairs, and hidden behind big heavy doors?
Is it safe to go out at night?