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Ho Chi Minh City

Get Lost In These Seven Cities

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 05.14.2014 | Travel

Sometimes you just need to put your map away and get lost. Losing your way in an unfamiliar city is something we all fear, but it also can be the ...

From Bloody Nose Ridge to the Valley of Death

Mike Arkus | Posted 02.05.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

If and when North Korea's Kumgangsan (Diamond Mountain) resort opens again for foreign visitors, you can actually move through the most heavily fortified border to a scene of spectacular beauty.

Making a New Friend in Ho Chi Minh City

Steve Mariotti | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Steve Mariotti

It wasn't hard to find another small businessman to interview in Vietnam. Trugyn is one of the top tour guides in the country. He was born at such an important time in Vietnam's history -- it was 1960, in a small village at the conclusion of the Vietnam War in 1975.

I Love the Smell of Napalm

David Sable | Posted 08.11.2013 | World
David Sable

The movie, the experience, the war, the horrors, the "victory" -- were much on my mind as I made my first trip to Vietnam last week. I -- and I'm sorry for the cliché -- felt like I was making a pilgrimage.

10 Tips For Travelers To Vietnam

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 04.02.2013 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

If you have a phobia of thousands of motorbikes coming at you from all directions, think twice about Saigon. There are hardly any stoplights in the city, and a constant stream of traffic.

Starbucks Heads To Yet Another Country

AP | MIKE IVES | Posted 01.07.2013 | Food

HANOI, Vietnam -- Nghiem Ngoc Thuy has been slinging coffees to thirsty Vietnamese for 20 years in her colonial-style villa with peeling shutters, and...

PHOTOS: Asia's Intrigue, Adventure And Great Food

Laura Lippstone | Posted 01.24.2013 | Travel
Laura Lippstone

Who hasn't fantasized about the Orient-Express? I want to ditch the hoodie, my overbearing dachshund and job for some adventure on the rails.

There are No Winners in Wars Over Oil

Terry Tamminen | Posted 11.20.2012 | Green
Terry Tamminen

History tells us there are no winners in wars over oil, but there are certainly a lot of losers. History also tells us that we are smart enough to innovate our way to a more sustainable future.

Vietnam Announces New President Amid China Rift

AP | Posted 09.24.2011 | World

HANOI, Vietnam -- Vietnam's lawmaking National Assembly appointed Truong Tan Sang as the communist country's new president Monday amid challenges at h...

Vandy Rattana's Bomb Ponds Exposes Cambodia's Secret Scars

Lauren Quinn | Posted 06.15.2011 | Arts
Lauren Quinn

2011-04-15-bombpong.jpgBomb Ponds examines the remains of America's secret 2,756,941-ton bombing campaign in Cambodia during the Vietnam War.

Ten Things I Learned in Vietnam

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

On my recent trip to Vietnam, I discovered that my many preconceived ideas about the country were all wrong. Here's what I learned:

Crossing the Street in Ho Chi Minh City

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

I am walking in Ho Chi Minh City, which the locals still call Saigon. It is only seven am, but there is already a good deal of traffic, mainly motorbikes whizzing by in droves.