Tag Archives: Saigon

Cu Chi Tunnels, Ben Thanh Market and the train to Nha Trang

My last day in Ho Chi Minh City was the first day of the tour that I joined for 12 days while here in Vietnam. We had met the night before for introductions and a group dinner at an entirely … Continue reading

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Ho Chi Minh City: War and Culture

Day two in Hi Chi Minh City was just as bustling and busy as day one. After a decent sleep, I woke up early, had pho and toast for breakfast and set out for what would be an exhausting and … Continue reading

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Pho pho good!

    Within 2 hours of arriving in Vietnam, I was enjoying a bowl of pho at a restaurant frequented by Anthony Bourdain and packed with locals.  I had dropped my bag off at my hotel and was told I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Vietnam! (it only took a year . . .)

You might remember my post Banh Mi from March 7, 2014 . . . I promised myself that I would get there before the year was through, but life threw a few curveballs my way, and I changed my mind a … Continue reading

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