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Why Go?

One of Asia's most vibrant, intriguing, and affordable cities: a frenetic metropolis with a rich colonial past and iconic wartime memories

Energy, style, attitude—and nightlife that stretches nearly until dawn

A foodie's dream, with everything from white-linen French restaurants to 24/7 sidewalk stalls selling pho, a noodle soup

What To Skip

Neo-Romanesque Notre Dame cathedral: It's underwhelming compared with the pagodas

What For:

Arts + Culture, Budget, Food + Wine, Nightlife, Romantic

When To Go:

January, February, November, December


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