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..baked with rosemary and garlic is an exceptional combination.
[Saffron - of the Ciao Bello/Portofino chain]

This drink however should never enter your mouth. Like drinking salt water, chilli and bitters. 18 more words

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Jade Emperor Pagoda, Ho Chi Minh

Whilst in Ho Chi Minh City Caroline and I visited the Jade Emperor Pagoda (73 Ð Mai Thi Luu) situated near the Saigon river. This was a good walk from our hotel, near the first McDonalds, and the sticky heat of HCM really saps it out of you so, if walking, take a lot of water. 364 more words


The War Remnants Museum, Ho Chi Minh City

We walked from our hotel in the backpackers district in less than 30 minutes to find this museum.

Outside were many old American warplanes and tanks with people posing for photos. 442 more words


Ava´s Closet, a fashion world!

 This week I have a special event so I asked some friends for the best place in Saigon to go find the coolest dress. After considering several options I ended up going go to  389 more words

Reunification/Independence Palace HCMC

The Reunification Palace, or Palace of Independence is a relic from the war. The building has been left virtually untouched since it was abandoned in 1975, when the Palace was seized and the President of South Vietnam fled the country, signalling the end of the war and the reunification of the country. 285 more words


7 TSA Agents At MSP Taken To HCMC Due To Odor

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Seven agents for the Transportation Security Administration were taken to Hennepin County Medical Center on Friday morning after an odor was noticed at the Minneapolis-St. 91 more words


Scary Ho Chi Minh... Isn't so bad!

Finally it was time to leave Cambodia and head to the bright lights of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC or Saigon as the locals still call it), Vietnam.  1,299 more words