Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Ho Chi Minh/ Vietnam "1 Day Shopping Trip"

I decided to share my 1 day shopping trip to Ho Chi Minh City.
Flew with Malaysia Airlines with my ID75 rebate ticket,
 around RM400+ return ticket. Best part of being Airline staff :) 

Took early flight at 1000 hrs & return to KUL on same day on last flight at 1700++. Yes, I have to do a super quick shopping- shopping marathon!

Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City!

Quick snap from the transport

I found this building interesting, again snap from the transport

I do not eat in Vietnam as time is too limited.
Anyway, I brought buns & snacks from KUL from Giant. Hehe.

The local

I got stuck on this road for almost 30mins (wasted).
The driver didnt understand English. 
I was pointing my finger on the business card for the boutique address.

Grrh! Driving in Vietnam city looks very challenging. 

Finally, managed to find the boutique.
Quick shopping, grab anything that looks good and dump everything in our luggage bag.

Mai Boutique. 
Those girls doing some beadings on the baju kurung.

Plenty for you to chose!

Strike pose with Vietnam City

My luggage bag- 2in1 (with smaller luggage bag inside)

Souvenirs! 4 for RM10 I guess.

Baju kurung heaven!
They speak malay "Kak nak baju kurung apa? moden? pesak? pahang?"
Wow! Paused and gone crazy. I feel like buying all of them!

As cheap as USD10 (RM30 per baju!)- Depends on your bargaining skills.
They accept RM too. I ran out of USD & go over budget and finally had to pay with RM.

Pilih pilih

you can find, kain ela, baju kurung, shawl, wig, etc etc

Gone mad.

Posing skit :) 

Ben Tan Market.

Ok, it is almost 4pm, we gotta rush to airport!

My last USD5, to enjoy glass of Hot Chocolate.

Spend all this for RM1,000 only!

Saw those baju kurung in Subang Parade-RM199-RM399.
I smiled looking at the price in KL and feeling so satisfied!

 Some of Vietnam Baju Kurung that I bought

I can recommend few boutique in Vietnam if you are interested.

So worth it. Happy :)

Btw, this was my trip in 2010.


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ainulazrin said...

could u pls recommend the boutique in Vietnam?thnx..

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Mummy Zara said...

Hi there...enjoy reading ur vietnam trip..! I'm going to hcm next month so yes, please do share the boutique name.. :-) thankss!!

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