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Hoi An to Hanoi

We left Dalat for the coastal city of Hoi An, aboard yet another Vietnamese sleeper bus (complete with bizarre transfer in Nha Trang where they about 10 of us from the ticket office to the “bus station” aka dropped us off on the side of a random road with no explanation before the bus turned up about 20 minutes later) 644 more words

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[Hanoi] The Moose n Roo Pub n Grill

Well, this post is a bit outdated because I came to the restaurant during Tet holiday, however, I hope I still can deliver the atmosphere. The menu was limited, due to difficulties in food supply in Lunar New Year. 410 more words


Of garlic, lemon grass, fish sauce and a warm heart

Live to eat or eat to live? Either party you belong to, Hanoi is a great place for both however its a veritable paradise for anyone in the first party. 956 more words


The City in the Bend of the River: Hanoi

During the reign of the Ly Dynasty, Emperor Ly Thai To moved his capitol city to Hanoi in 1010 AD, calling the city Thanh Long (city of the Soaring Dragon). 1,115 more words

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Vietnam: same, same but different!

Apologies for the time gap between blogs but we have had some very real internet issues, especially on the laptop which has made it difficult to upload onto our blog, yes I know, first world problems. 1,114 more words

36 hours in Hanoi

We flew from Ho Chi Minh city to the north of Vietnam and its capital city, Hanoi. The first thing I noticed about the city was how much older it feels, with a distinct lack of skyscrapers and tall domestic buildings dominating the skyline instead. 918 more words

Beautifully Chaotic Hanoi.

Goodbye creative, weird, family Garrett Street and hello adventure!

After several flights we have landed in the bustling capital of Hanoi.

The people are friendly and food is everywhere. 351 more words