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Propaganda, Palaces and Poverty

VIETNAM | Fri, 28 Apr 2017 | By tigerlillytravels | Views [440]

Before our next bus adventure we had one more day to spend in Hanoi. We had heard of a Military museum so we decided to head there. The walk there was quite a long one and on the way the traffic was as bonkers as ever. The worst thing about it is the ... Read more >

Tags: culture, hanoi, history, learning, museums, nomad, travel, vietnam, vietnam war, wanderlust

Celebration of Women and War

VIETNAM | Fri, 28 Apr 2017 | By tigerlillytravels | Views [364]

A lot of the sights in Hanoi you can see just walking around the city. The traffic alone is a sight in itself, the real hustle and bustle draws you in and it's unnerving how quickly you become a part of it. A few days ago the need to cross a road had ... Read more >

Tags: celebrating women, culture, hanoi, history, marriage, museum, travel, vietnam, war, women

A Hub of Terrifying Traffic.

VIETNAM | Wed, 19 Apr 2017 | By tigerlillytravels | Views [377]

Hanoi is a crazy hub of culture. There are streets of market stalls and vendors packed with locals, then roads over run by travellers. The buildings here are unusual compared to anywhere else. They are narrow but really tall. And when I say narrow, they ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, chaos, hanoi, happy, roads, scooters, seas, traffic, travel, trips

Photos: Déjà la fin de notre mois au Vietnam!

VIETNAM | Mon, 8 Feb 2016 | By finally | Photo Gallery

Cette dernière semaine au Vietnam a été très intense en visites et aussi malheureusement très pluvieuse et froide. :-( HANOI Bien que nous ayons passé seulement 48 heures dans la capitale, nous avons pu voir beaucoup de choses grâce à notre Couchsurfing ... Read more >
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Tags: baie dhalong, corruption, dien bien phu, frontière, hanoi, laos, sapa, vietnam

The unavoidable... The unmistakeable ...

VIETNAM | Wed, 14 Oct 2015 | By wheresmypants | Views [167]

Jet lag. I tried to only sleep on my flight during times I would sleep in Vietnam. This meant being balls tired by the time I boarded the longest of the flights (from sf to Taipei), but still staying awake for the first 5 or 6 hours of it. I was not ... Read more >

Tags: hanoi, jet lag, vietnam

Hot Hanoi Nights

VIETNAM | Sun, 24 May 2015 | By mykitchenstories | Views [174] | Comments [1]

Hot Hanoi Nights The lights seemed quite dim as we arrived in the terminal, like there were fluorescent bulbs missing. In hindsight I think it was just the grime of age and probably cigarettes. It felt a little creepy for a capital city airport ... Read more >

Tags: hanoi, vietnam

Apparently Orange is the new Black

VIETNAM | Fri, 9 Jan 2015 | By mtmmeyer | Views [255] | Comments [1]

So yesterday I went to the Minh Tu Salon in Hanoi to have my hair coloured - rather apprehensively after what happened in Thailand.  However, I could not find a supermarket to buy a box and do it myself like in Cambodia. In addition, the salon indicated ... Read more >

Tags: hair salon, hanoi

Vietnam - Hanoi & Halong Bay

VIETNAM | Sat, 4 Oct 2014 | By megandrob | Views [158]

On Tuesday, we got off our train at 5:30am, after a 12 hour journey, and were BOMBARDED by taxi drivers. We had this problem both in Vietnam, and also in Cambodia. You haven't even got your bags yet, and there are guys grabbing you and shoving leaflets ... Read more >

Tags: cruise, halong bay, hanoi

Hanoi, la capital del engaño

VIETNAM | Thu, 25 Sep 2014 | By miguel_rubi | Views [447]

Otra vez de vuelta viajando en un bus nocturno durante más de ocho horas para llegar a la capital del país con forma de dragón (eso dicen los vietnamitas...) Primer engaño: "sí, claro que el autobús los dejará... Read more >

Tags: engaño, hanoi, timo

Crazy Foods to Try - Part 1

VIETNAM | Sun, 27 Apr 2014 | By iwy | Views [408]

I have seen a lit of crazy foods in my life - from Mutton Brain to Scorpion. At some point I promised myself that I would try most of it. I will never eat dog or horse because I love them too much, and I will never ever set foot in a restaurant that ... Read more >

Tags: food, hanoi, scorpion, street food

Vietnam Moments

VIETNAM | Thu, 24 Apr 2014 | By johnsteel | Views [373] | Comments [1]

While travelling in Vietnam, there were often things that stood out in our memory:   Food - baby eels in Tavan village. (Homestay in a village near Sapa) While relaxing and watching the incredible view of the setting sun, peaceful rice paddies, ... Read more >

Tags: crossing hanoi streets, hanoi, hmong, hoi an, sapa, vietnam

Photos: Vietnam

VIETNAM | Thu, 24 Apr 2014 | By hapakuna | Flickr Photo Gallery

from Saigon to Hanoi - winter trip to the land of spring rolls
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Tags: ha long bay, hanoi, hapakuna, ho chi minh, hue, ninh binh, saigon, spring rolls, tam coc, vietnam

Hanoi - Day 2

VIETNAM | Sat, 19 Oct 2013 | By globalgabi | Views [232]

Had an earned sleep-in (had gone for almost 50hrs since getting up Thu morning) and gone to bed at midnight as out with group from Hanoi Internations at night on dinner cruise. Enjoyed meeting all those different people, even 3 Germans, a few Brits, ... Read more >

Tags: biking in hanoi, hanoi, museum

Hello Hanoi - my first Day in Vietnam

VIETNAM | Fri, 18 Oct 2013 | By globalgabi | Views [332]

Finally, after all the planning and organising - I made it - I am here. Sadly, the weather is not that welcoming, rain and grey sky - but that is the time of the year. The traffic is fascinating, thousand of motor bikes, pushbikes and cars making ... Read more >

Tags: hanoi, lake, old quarter, street food

Taxi Scams and Tam Coc

VIETNAM | Wed, 9 Oct 2013 | By travelinglotus | Views [941]

The day started when we arrived in Hanoi on our overnight train from Sapa very early- around 4:30 am. We blearily headed out of the train station, and found a taxi who said he would use a meter, one of my stipulations when traveling in Vietnam. However, ... Read more >

Tags: beautiful scenery, bicycles, hanoi, hoa lu, river, rowing with legs, sunset, tam coc, taxi scams, vietnam

Hello, Hanoi

VIETNAM | Sat, 5 Oct 2013 | By travelinglotus | Views [386]

Yesterday, I woke up at 3:30am in order to give myself plenty of time to cook breakfast, shower, finish packing and cleaning out the last of my apartment. I dropped off my keys to the guanli (doorman) and hopped in a taxi. From entering the taxi to ... Read more >

Tags: food, hanoi, old quarter, temple of literature, traffic, vietnam, water puppet show

Ha Noi Old cofee - bitter outside and sweet inside

VIETNAM | Sat, 20 Apr 2013 | By minhhuyennguyen | Views [861]

It’s now a quarter past six pm. I am sitting in a Hanoi old coffee house, listening to a strange jogtrot piece of traditional music. Alone. It’s weird, because I am not fond of traditional music. I am not fond doing anything alone either, ... Read more >

Tags: coffee, hanoi

From Hanoi, Vietnam to Phonsavan, Laos

LAOS | Sun, 31 Mar 2013 | By gsewake | Views [3252] | Comments [9]

Left early in the morning for the SE7 train from Hanoi to Vinh. Unfortunately, I've left my iphone in the room. Time to double back to the hotel. Luckily the hotel manager is still at the front desk to let us in. I run upstairs grab the phone and hustle ... Read more >

Tags: bus, hanoi, laos, phonsavan, train, uxo, vietnam, vinh

Last Days in Vietnam

VIETNAM | Thu, 28 Mar 2013 | By gsewake | Views [508]

Its been a while since we posted, so here is a quick recap. -Gillian Sapa: Sapa, in the hills of Northern Laos, was a retreat for French colonialists when the plains became too hot. We could see why they chose the spot. The beautiful views of ... Read more >

Tags: busy, food, hanoi, hmong, homestay, sapa, trekking, vietnam

City tour

VIETNAM | Sun, 20 Jan 2013 | By ashbyrne | Views [326]

trying to keep up the journal   so finding the money a bit strange to use had a bit of an incident in a shop across the road, buying some stuff and it came to about 153,000. I thought i had put 500,000 down but had actually only given them ... Read more >

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