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The Alcove Library Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City: Review

The Alcove Library Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam

The Alcove Library Hotel is a boutique property that provides an oasis from Saigon’s frenzy, and is a hotel worthy of any trip to Vietnam’s southern capital. Continue reading

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Streetside quan oc shellfish and seafood in Ho Chi Minh City

Quan Oc shellfish stall in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

It was the basket of as yet unshucked oysters that caught my attention as we walked along a busy side street in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam’s chaotic southern metropolis. Then I saw a granny perched on a tiny stool … Continue reading

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