Exploring Ho Chi Minh Via Cruise

Saigon, or Ho Chi Minh, is a vastly spread out city that hugs the river. So, what better way to see the city lit up than a dinner cruise at night?! 

We decided upon the Bonsai Dinner Cruise, based on the ratings, how delicious the grub looked (buffet style), and the live music. Backtracking a bit, we have been SO early to every event, flight, bus, etc. that we thought we didn’t need to get there an hour early per usual. 

Instead, we almost miss our cruise. We ran into issues with Grab, couldn’t find a taxi, and when we finally pulled up to the port, a woman immediately pounced on me asking, “Are you Lauren?” Whoops, we held up the boat’s departure… 

She led us to our seat, which was the best in the house, located by the dessert bar and smack dab in the front by the band, and facing the water. We were greeted with a welcome drink, and we immediately dove into the incredible food. The fish might have been my favorite, but it was all amazing… 

We spent the rest of the evening floating by the lit up city on the roof of the boat with some wine, beer for Chase, with no more than two other couples on the roof at one time. 

It was a lovely, lovely night.