HCMC Dining Guide

Travel

Stories from my trips around Asia
Cambodia
Fresh off the plane
Angkor Wat
What's Cambodia like?
Bye, Cambodia!
Giving Angkor Wat more attention
The Killing Fields

India
Preview of the trip
Poetic Kerala
Cochin: Welcome to God's Own Country
Munnar: Chaos in the Streets
The Most Insane Ride
The Backwaters
Kovalam: To the Edge of the World
The Best Meals of my Life
Madurai
Inside the Sri Meenakshi Temple
Trichy: Boredom Sets In
Pondy: Rejuvenation
Mamallapuram: A Giant's Playground
A Most Confusing Place
Back to India: Arrival
Bangalore - Part 1
Bangalore Part 2
Goa: Embracing the weird in Anjuna
Goa: History & Partying
Goa: Gay Day at Colva Beach
A quick stop in Mysore
Garbage and Beauty in Ooty
Trekking in Ooty
Taking on the Indian train system
Checking out Chennai
The trip ends

Malaysia
Stuffing myself in Kualua Lumpur
Christmas day in KL
SO MUCH FOOD!
2nd KL trip - The Bus Ticket Odyssey
Malacca's History
Hoofing it in Malacca
Exploring the island of Langkawi
Langkawi Sky Bridge and KL's Batu Caves

Myanmar
Seeing Change in Yangon
The Shwedagon Pagoda
The Temples of Bagan
Mandalay's Mosquitoes
Trekking in the Shan Hills
The Children of Kalaw
True Travel
Inle Lake: The Problem with Tourism
A Feel-Good Place

Singapore
First trip to Singapore
Second trip - Singapore through the years
Eating in S'pore
Shopping & the final verdict on S'pore
Singaporean taxi drivers are awesome

South Korea
Seoul: Wintry Arrival
The Healing Power of Soju
Braving the Elements
Staying Indoors

Thailand
Chiang Mai
Koh Tao
Bangkok
Bangkok's so big it gets two posts!

Vietnam
Getting to the Mekong Delta
The Best Food Ever
The people of the Delta
Finishing the trip
Biking in Da Nang
Driving through rural Vietnam
Rainy Hue
Delicious Hoi An
The Marble Mountains, and some ruins
Stunning Nha Trang
Mid-Autumn Festival in Hoi An
Night Train to Lao Cai
Ascending Fansipan
On Fansipan's summit
Descent
Back to Sapa
Night Train to Hanoi
First day in Hanoi
Walking the capital
East to Cat Ba
The Spine of the Emerald Sea
Daytripping in the Mekong Delta
Heaven in Island Form
Trekking in Da Lat
Da Lat's Crazy House
Canyoning
Mui Ne's dunes
Cycling to Can Gio
Cycling to Ho Tram
Finding Vung Tau's hidden past
Motorbiking in the far north: Ha Giang to Yen Minh
On the border with China
The Epic Ma Li Peng Pass
As Far North As Possible
The Way Back to Ha Giang