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Month: December 2018

Skipping through Saigon

Every trip has to have a least favorite spot or experience and on this Asia trip, Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) was it for me. The humidity alone made for a miserable experience but overall the city was pretty lackluster, just a big, dirty city. There were high points of course, like the Night Market and my favorite coffee of the whole trip. After checking into the hotel, we immediately cabbed it in the pouring rain to Pho 2000. This is definitely a touristy spot but still quite good. Bill Clinton came here many years ago and it is Read More

Beach Day in Hoi An

Hoi An was my favorite spot in Vietnam. The lights, sights, food, market, and a nearby beach made for an amazing city. Of our  3 days in Hoi An, the last day was my favorite- I hit the beach, ate a bahn mi, had an amazing coconut coffee, did some shopping, and enjoyed my time in the Old Town district and night market. <y morning started off with a short run before the town really woke up for the day. Fisherman and the market-goers were milling about but it was peaceful! I talk a lot about food and how delicious Read More