Archive | March 28, 2012

Going Beyond the Guidebooks

My long walks through both Saigon and Hanoi inspired my latest article for the Tuoi Tre newspaper.  Getting out on foot is a great way to take in experiences we might otherwise miss.   Here is the link and should it not work, the text follows. Whether we call this colorful enigma Saigon or Ho […]

Phu Quoc Phổ Breakfast – 103 of 365

You just know a great trip is in store when the only English the hotel bellhop seems to know is, “How many girl you want for breakfast?  One?  Two?  Three?”  Someone obviously has taught him this phrase for a reason, and he wouldn’t even know how to count to three unless some past situation had risen to the occasion of […]