Travel Blogs from Hanoi, Vietnam

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Good Morning Viet...Oh, Ripped Off Already!, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Good Morning Viet...Oh, Ripped Off Already!

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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Rolling into Hekou on the China Vietnam border I had a couple of hours to waste before the border would open, actually had to double check the time due to the 1 hour time difference between the two sides - China really needs more than one time zone. As ...

Last Day in Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Last Day in Hanoi

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... took up most of my afternoon before re-joining the tour group at the hotel for yet another train ride from Hanoi to Hue (central Vietnam). Strange enough I felt like this train ride. But the train was awful. I shared my compartment with Kenny, Bo ...

I see dead people, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

I see dead people

A travel blog entry by smartandsassy

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... terrible that I woke the young man up. So after a night of sleep in the most comfortable bed yet in Vietnam (stay at the Gecko Hotel if you are in Hanoi, honestly, it is fantastic), I woke up and after a bit of room fiasco ventured out into the city. I ...

Hustlers in Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Hustlers in Hanoi

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... going to nice new homes when I remembered about 'Dog Alley’! This is a 1km stretch of restaurants in the outskirts of Hanoi all serving dog meat! Surely they don’t eat puppies? What kind of a sick person could eat puppies? Seriously! I know ...

Hello from vietnam everyone! arn here  ..., Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Hello from vietnam everyone! arn here ...

A travel blog entry by worldismycanvas

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... of nights in a very, very nice hotel only venturing out a couple of times so that we could slowly acclimate ourselves. So far Vietnam is very nice and clean, especially in comparison to Laos. And it's very orderly ... except for the traffic which is ...

The Trouble With Touts, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

The Trouble With Touts

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Good Morning Vietnam!, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Good Morning Vietnam!

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Friendship Pass and Hanoi, Part I, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Friendship Pass and Hanoi, Part I

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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... at 8am this morning to getting to Hanoi it was about 8 hours, 9 if you count the time difference between Vietnam and China. Hanoi. It's been a while Hanoi, capital of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, has shaken off its unwelcoming attitude to ...

Sapa, Vietnam, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Sapa, Vietnam

A travel blog entry by paul

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My first trip to Vietnam was excellent. I particularly liked ...

Hanoi (map pin), Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Hanoi (map pin)

A travel blog entry by martyt

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Goooooood Morning Vietnam!, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Goooooood Morning Vietnam!

A travel blog entry by hancocjb

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Ok, no time to write now, but you faithful readers know we are good on our word that we will write very shortly. We'll get you those photos of Bangkok, as well as some from Vietnam. peace. ...

Back to Hanoi, via the caves, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Back to Hanoi, via the caves

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... . Some of the views looked almost space like. Well worth the visit. Then it was off to get the bus back to Hanoi, with a pit stop at a handicapped workshop for some lunch. This is where families that have been affected by Agent Orange during the ...

Completely Un-Hanoid, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Completely Un-Hanoid

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... the puppets were well worth the 2 entrance fee, definitely something never seen before. At the end of the day, we both agreed Hanoi was a brilliant city, and we could happily have spent longer there. I like that there’s loads to do in such ...

From dalat it was another long bus ride ..., Central parts, Vietnam travel blog

From dalat it was another long bus ride ...

A travel blog entry by rebecca.jacob

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From Dalat, it was another long bus ride through the mountains to the beaches of Central Vietnam. In Nha Trang, I went on Mama Hanh's famous booze cruise where I met soooooo many good people, one in particular. We chilled on the beach for a few days, ...

Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Hanoi

A travel blog entry by suzukistorey

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... are looking up, we got through the Christmas period and even managed to get a Christmas lunch. I was wondering what to write about Hanoi as it is a beautiful city etc but I seem to say that about most places then it struck me that the most interesting ...

On a hi !, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

On a hi !

A travel blog entry by bush-trotters

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... odds with the country's peasant-worker communist state ideals, but so far it is managing the transition to rampant capitalism quite well. Hanoi has a very welcoming feel to it, and is certainly our favourite city in SE Asia so far. We had a couple of ...

Onwards to the capital of Vietnam...., Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Onwards to the capital of Vietnam....

A travel blog entry by mikeandmarisha

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... also very shrewd at business and it is a little more difficult to try and haggle with someone here than it is elsewhere in Vietnam. After a day exploring the sites we booked ourselves on a cooking course and also a trip to Halong bay.  One thing ...

Vietnam - Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Vietnam - Hanoi

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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... on we encountered a whole list of problems. Now, we could fill an entire Travelpod with the hassles we came across in Hanoi and the rest of Vietnam but we'll try and make it brief!   The hotel we had booked before arriving in Vietnam turned out to ...

Back in Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Back in Hanoi

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... rotten teeth. I joined Kenny and Hannah for a drinking session at Funky Monkey... one of the more popular hangouts here in Hanoi. A great bar, very relaxing with 'funky???' music. Drinking here is very cheap, with beers costing a ridiculous $2 or ...

Good Morning Vietnam, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Good Morning Vietnam

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... ) and Halong Bay (Karst hills plus water) on a boat. Go with Explorer Travel and leave tomorrow but will come back to Hanoi after. After dinner and welcome glass of wine drift off to sleep in our double bed watching BBC News 24 - could almost be at ...

Who wants to be a millionaire?, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Who wants to be a millionaire?

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Ethnology Museum and Temple of Literature, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Ethnology Museum and Temple of Literature

A travel blog entry by dane

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Hanoi was a crazy couple of days.  I will state once again that the city is insane and makes its visitors feel the same.  We really wanted to see the Ethnology Museum, which is quite far from the city center.  So we had to rent a ...

"Some day we'll all look back on this and laugh"

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... . After working through our third breakdown and winding through the mountains we stopped off for breakfast and our first meal in Vietnam, though we were a little too tired and a little too wary of the toilet situation over the next several hours to enjoy ...

flashbacks from 'Nam, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

flashbacks from 'Nam

A travel blog entry by twittg

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... skin). Back in town we checked out the market but it was mostly stuff for locals. I never could find a magnet throughout Vietnam. There was a popcorn seller roaming the streets and his cart would play various Christmas songs (I thought this a little odd ...

The Hanoi Hilton, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

The Hanoi Hilton

A travel blog entry by alexosler

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... walking through parts of it was quite scarey! The American Pilots that were captured during the war sarcastically called the prision "The Hanoi Hilton" hense the title! As we walked outside the prision I noticed that Sam was wearing a T-Shirt that has ...

Erin sees all the pickled communists, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Erin sees all the pickled communists

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... nbsp; Finally we went to the Museum of Ethnology, a fine collection that succeeds in illuminating the minority cultures of Vietnam.  There are loads of artifacts and several videos, along with descriptions of each group, where it ...

The moto revolution, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

The moto revolution

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... ; We've heard a lot of negative reports from travellers about Hanoi.  True, its hard to like on the surface.  Vietnam, like many other Asian countries, is almost drowning in motorbikes.  Hanoi has almost 3 million of them.  There are ...

Wandering the streets again...., Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Wandering the streets again....

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... exciting) and then to the Temple of Literature. This was lovely and very well kept and was the first university in Vietnam with obligatory temple and lots of stone turtles around (a symbol of long life). Having completed our cultural duties for the ...

Hanoi - NO STORY., Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Hanoi - NO STORY.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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Feeling Like A Million Dong, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Feeling Like A Million Dong

A travel blog entry by jmo

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Hi Everybody, Now that Spring Break in Laos is over, we've been roughing it here in Vietnam. After a cush flight from Vientiane, Laos on Vietnam Airlines - the lesser of two flying evils, the other being Lao Aviation - into Hanoi, we were whisked ...

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