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Curious eyes followed us as we trekked under tamarind trees on a dirt path that traced the shore of the Mekong River. With villagers watching expectantly, we turned to enter the gates of a 19th-century mansion, a beautifully decaying French-Vietna...
Chicago: Hearty rib-eye sukiyaki and shoyu ramen from Cocoro are go-to orders for the staff at the Peninsula, seven blocks away. 668 N. Wells St. $$ Hoi An, Vietnam: The bell desk at the Nam Hai swears by the pork-and-pâté bánh mì from beloved ...
So, have you been yet? You have no idea what you're missing. After years of false starts, Vietnam is finally having its moment, thanks to a new generation of entrepreneurs, restaurateurs, designers, club owners, and artists—many born after the wa...
See more Best Places to Eat Like a Local Mussels at De Noordzee, Brussels Squeeze in amid the regulars at this outdoor fish stall—they’re all devouring massive plates of perfectly steamed mussels. $$ Steak at La Cabrera, Buenos Aires For God’s...
See 100 Places to Eat Like a Local Farinata, Genoa, Italy Liguria’s beloved equivalent of the French socca is a thin, pizza-like pancake made from chickpea flour, served hot from the oven and typically adorned with hunks of gorgonzola or Stracch...
See the Video: Vietnam's Waking Beauty If there’s a symbol of the delicate equilibrium of Phu Quoc—of everything that’s so alluring about this island right now—this place has to be it: an open-sided beach shack just 10 yards from the surf, with...
Watch the Audio Slideshow Narrated by Peter Jon Lindberg There are anywhere between one and five giant turtles living in Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem Lake. They weigh up to a quarter-ton each; some say the turtles may be 400 years old. Sightings are extre...
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I’ve biked my way through Europe and am ready for something more adventurous. Can you suggest an affordable, culturally rich itinerary in an up-and-coming destination? —Travis Schoenleber, Boston, Mass. The Destination: For an experience that hit...
Foodies Itinerary: Tauck’s 10-day A Taste of France itinerary, departing from Paris with stops in Lyons, Arles, and Avignon on the Swiss Emerald.Highlights: A gourmand’s tour of the Rhône Valley, including a cooking class at Alain Ducasse’s École...
"Actually it's livening up. and beautiful, besides." "Uh-huh." "Great food too." "Hmm. Well, it's not exactly Saigon." I've had this conversation more than once with people in Saigon. They'll tell you Hanoi, the capital,is too small (actual po...
It’s back-to-school time at the Lindberg household, as a new semester of Vietnamese lessons begins this week. Once again I’ll climb the stairs to my tutor’s Chinatown walk-up, dog-eared vocab book in hand. Once again I’ll return to my well-worn bo...
Sustainability Sustainable Design: SFO Terminal 2, San Francisco As the only LEED Gold–registered terminal in the United States, San Francisco International Airport’s Terminal 2 sets a bold benchmark for airport sustainability—without compromisi...