Travel Blogs from Hanoi, Vietnam

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Getting lost in the 'Hangs' of Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Getting lost in the 'Hangs' of Hanoi

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... 1000 years ago is really beautiful and a nice place to wonder, also you can't get hit by a motorbike here. Exploring Hanoi. We enjoyed relaxing and taking photos while sat on the small plastic chairs sipping tea and eating fresh spring rolls to ...

Lost at Sea, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Lost at Sea

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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... into the old city. As we say our goodbyes I contemplate that Chung Sinh Tours has negatively affected everyones feelings about Vietnam, and has confirmed in my mind the country's reputation as a hard place to travel independently. Rachel and I decide ...

Vertically Challenged, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Vertically Challenged

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Executive Backpackers, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Executive Backpackers

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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SAME SAME BUT BETTER, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

SAME SAME BUT BETTER

A travel blog entry by bowz

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... we went off to sleep in what turned out to be the No Star Hotel. After another day in Halong, we returned to Hanoi. Because our time in Vietnam is relatively short, we are trying to do one of those whirlwind, see everything in two weeks, if it's ...

Crooked Nam, Crooked Nam, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Crooked Nam, Crooked Nam

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Hill tribe markets and the capital city, Ha Noi, Vietnam travel blog

Hill tribe markets and the capital city

A travel blog entry by beats

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... like a hoe or a $10 pig, that they all but ignore you & you don't experience the selling pressure you often receive in N.Vietnam. The markets are phenomenally colourful & the people are fantastic. They do their thing & you can do yours. I think I took ...

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 ...

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 ...

Vientiane to Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Vientiane to Hanoi

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... felt obliged to take over my seat. He also ate like a horse. I hated my introduction to Vietnamese people. My arrival into Hanoi airport was a lot better, despite me being 90% deaf. I was so relieved that I was not interrogated at customs because I ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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