Dragon fruit is piled high on a boat. Though scarce in U.S. markets, the unique fruit is widely available in Vietnam. On the inside, it is white with black specks and tastes similar to a honeydew melon.
Los Angeles Times Daily Travel & Deal blogger Mary Forgione likes to hit the dirt when she's on vacation. An avid hiker and runner, Mary likes speed-touring cities on foot and sightseeing by running marathons.