Mischief on Monkey Island

On Can Gio, aka “Monkey Island,” tourists can pay about $5 (half that if you’re a local) to roam around for the day watching monkeys and feeding them improper food. Monkey Island is about an hour motorbike ride south of Saigon — worth the day trip down, especially if you’re into monkey circuses, “fishing” for crocodiles, or simply spending some quality time with your closest genetic ancestors.