With millions of women moving through this city every single day, sometimes it takes nothing more than having a meal on your own, or a coffee, to give you the chance to strike up a conversation with a local girl.
Just remember that her English is going to be rusty at best, so do learn at least a handful of Vietnamese phrases.
Most of you reading this will be more familiar with this city's former name: Saigon.
The city was renamed after the end of the war in Vietnam, but many of the older residents still happily refer to it as Saigon, so we just wanted to prepare you for that before we got further into our guide to dating in Ho Chi Minh City.
A huge population, growing economy, and an existing European heritage means that the city is perfect for the single guy looking to date Asian women.