My 5 Favourite Food Destinations.

Beirut, Lebanon When I was first offered the opportunity to go and work in Beirut back in 2009, it is safe to say that it was the Lebanese cuisine – not to mention the wine – that lured me there without so much as a second thought. 

Vietnamese Street Kitchen and Grill, HCMC, Vietnam

I couldn’t finish my posts on HCMC without writing about our last lunch there. I was in the mood for Banh Mi and so after a morning spent wandering around the city, we grabbed a taxi to take us to Huynh Hoa Banh Mi in District 1. Of course what we had failed to take…

Exploring Saigon (HCMC)

So what else did we do in Saigon? Well, we spent a fair bit of time just wandering around really! On the Saturday we hired a boat to take us down the river for an hour which showed us a little more of the city. From the fishermen you can see in my photos below…

Ben Thanh Market, HCMC, Vietnam

Ben Thanh market is in the middle of Saigons District 1 and is THE place to go if you are souvenir hunting. The large indoor markets sells everything from cheap clothes and knock off hand bags to jars of pickles, coffee, fabrics and so much more.