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Former lawyer now eating my way around the world.
Hi Amy! To be honest the airport really isn't far from the city - it's a really reasonable cab ride in and out of town. However, if you do want a place near the airport, the Sai Gon's Book Hotel is within your price range and close to the airport as ... See More
I'm going to second Hotel Do Carmo because it's outside the busy nighttime tourism of Rua de Santa Maria (which has the great painted doors project -- 200 in all!) and is also located between the Rua da Sé area and the old town. I lived for a month j... See More
Hi Josh,I'm a big fan of going to less places but seeing more in them, so it really depends on your travel style. Chiang Mai is Thailand's cultural capital and has an insane amount of things to do, not just in the city itself but in the valleys nearb... See More
...great cocktails on the menu but also having (I would argue) one of the best views in the city. Head to Memmo Alfama Hotel Lisboa before dusk, where you can not only see out toward the sea but also the buildings of Alfama lit... See More
Hi Matt, I have celiac disease and went to Italy expecting that the country would be difficult to navigate. It turns out that many Italians have celiac disease themselves -- at such high rates that they've begun mandating gluten-free options in many ... See More
The single best non-touristy thing I can recommend is to take a heritage tour with Tim Doling. His website: http://www.historicvietnam.com/saigon-and-cholon-heritage-tours/I've met him when I was in Ho Chi Minh City, and I've never met anyone with su... See More
Hi Amy! Much of the authentic restos are, as Justin said, one-stop shops -- you go and you eat what they're known for, then you disappear into the sunset ;) For some options of great Vietnamese food with a wider variety, I'd suggest two place:1. May ... See More
Seconding Hum Vegetarian, Cafe & Restaurant, and also suggesting, Nhà Hàng Chay Mandala, Chay Sai Gon Vegan Restaurant, and, not recognized yet by Trippy's map: An Lac Chay (175/4 Phạm Ngũ Lãu Street) and TIB Vegetarian (11 Trần Nhật Duật Street, Tân... See More
Very close to the market is Little Saigon Boutique Hotel. It's my go-to recommendation because it is tucked away in a tiny alleyway, and around the corner from L'Usine cafe, where you can get a coffee and breakfast overlooking the chaos below. See More
Hi Jen! I've travelled quite a bit in both countries, and found they were equally safe for solo female travellers. The same advice I'd give to anyone elsewhere applies here (don't leave your drink unattended, etc) but walking around I never felt unsa... See More