VietNamNet Bridge - According to Lonely Planet, Hoi An market, Tsukiji fish market and Borough market are the food paradises that appeal to both locals and tourists. Central Market, Hoi An ancient town, Vietnam Tucked on the banks of the HoaiRiver, Hoi An’s Central Market throbs with activity all morning, a stark contrast to this Unesco-protected town’s chilled backstreets. The colourful arrangements of spices and vegetables will stop you in your tracks, and if you look hard enough, you’ll find plenty of snacks to tide you over while you mooch around. Bowls of pho and rice paper rolls can be snaffled for less than a dollar a pop. A morning spent here and you won’t be needing lunch. Key delicacy: Banh mi, a delicious sandwich of cold cuts, fresh greens, pate and chili all stuffed into a fresh French-style baguette is the one thing you must eat. Once you’ve eaten: Stroll along the waterfront and visit the stunning Japanese covered … [Read more...] about Hoi An Market among the world’s most tantalising food markets
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Aaron McConnell doesn't mind sharing a kitchen with seven neighbors. He's fine in living quarters with just enough room for a twin bed, a corner desk and little else. Closets? Forget about it - he stores his clothing and other possessions on shelves and hooks. It's also affordable for McConnell, 28, who pays $737 a month for his apartment in Seattle as he embarks on a career in civil engineering. Tiny apartments like McConnell's are cropping up in major cities around the country to meet the demand of people who are short on cash but determined to live in areas with otherwise pricey rents. Micros, also known as "hostel-style" apartments, usually offer less than 200 square feet (18.5 square meters) including private bathrooms, and they typically come furnished, sometimes with built-in beds and other amenities to save space. Most feature a group kitchen that may be shared among eight units, although units in McConnell's complex are equipped with microwave ovens and small … [Read more...] about Big city, tiny apartment: small-scale living is new trend in U.S.