Travel Blogs from Hanoi, Vietnam

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Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Hanoi

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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Good morning Vietnam, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Good morning Vietnam

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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Alarm went off unceremoniously at 5:30am so that I could be ready for our 7:45 flight to Hanoi in Vietnam. Got into a tuk-tuk and got the price down from the rip-off he originally wanted. The airport was surprisingly nice although very small and basic. ...

Nanning - Hannoi - Halong Bay, Hannoi, Vietnam travel blog

Nanning - Hannoi - Halong Bay

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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... Bien Bridge. He is difficult to follow as his pronunciation isn't the best and he talks fast. He's the Norman Collier of Vietnam Tourism. His prefix to absolutely everything he sais is "scuse me my friend". So apart from his historical monologues it's an ...

Vietnam, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Vietnam

A travel blog entry by ad_n_caz

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... started our journey in Saigon, now called Ho Chi Minh city, after the founder and president of the new democratic Vietnam - Uncle Ho. I prefer the name Saigon though, gives a romantic impression of young beautiful Vietnamese girls in their long flowing ...

The Towers of Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

The Towers of Hanoi

A travel blog entry by faff

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... of shops / merchants on the street. So you will see whole streets with just shoe shops or textile shops or whatever. Also in Hanoi if a resturant / bar / hotel gets a good name, copies with the same name spring up all over the place and you never know ...

Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Hanoi

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Hi Guys, You can read our update from Vietnam in our entry from Vientiane, Laos Peoples Dem Rep entitled 'Touring Vietnam with the Irish and Rum!'. Cheers, K & ...

Dollars, Visas, Post Office & Chill, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Dollars, Visas, Post Office & Chill

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... to have some in the wallet for when we go to Laos on Wednesday. We had to show the bank my passport and proof we were leaving Vietnam!! I don't know if this was for the money or just because she wanted to know when the hell we were going to get out of her ...

Everything Happens in Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Everything Happens in Hanoi

A travel blog entry by canaussie

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... between November and January where embalming experts would do the necessary maintenance and then he would be shipped back. However, Vietnam now has the technology and experts available to do this macabre task themselves. For lack of an appropriate word, ...

Sleeper bus between Hue and Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Sleeper bus between Hue and Hanoi

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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... des problèmes d'être un étranger et un voyageur est que vous devez faire confiance aux gens à qui vous parlez et ici au Vietnam, très souvent, on nous ment en plein visage, sans même avoir une légère ombre de culpabilité. Bien que nous avions ...

Hanoi in 1 day, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Hanoi in 1 day

A travel blog entry by froglin81

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... far and (although I'm probably speaking too soon) we haven't been hassled much at all here, compared to other towns/cities in Vietnam. It's much prettier here than Saigon and really peaceful round by the lake in the centre of the Old Quarter, plus it ...

Wet and Wetter, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Wet and Wetter

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... suddenly appear and we would squeeze through in one piece. The ancient art of water puppetry is a unique spectacle in Northen Vietnam so I aimed at catching a performance of it along with Steve from Singapore who I met just outside so we both bought ...

Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Hanoi

A travel blog entry by borthscouse

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... ;February – Friday 14th February 2014 Hanoi I managed to spend a week doing a whole lot of nothing in the capital of Vietnam, which doesn't really bode well for a blog entry, does it? Hang in there though, I’ll do my best to enlighten ...

Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Hanoi

A travel blog entry by johnbrianmess

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Stayed in the Backpackers international in Hanoi- pretty good for a Hostel at $4 a night and met some great people. Went on a quick tour of the city on the back of a moped- quite an experience given the way people drive out here, but there seems to be an ...

The road to Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

The road to Hanoi

A travel blog entry by anelegantchaos

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... For us, next stop Laos, which we have heard so much about and looking foward to with great passion. My wife and I have both loved Vietnam with its great diversity and we will definately return. Oh yes, the food. Here is the deal ! I will list a few of ...

Mersey Paradise, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Mersey Paradise

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Hanoi-ing City. Get it? It's Coz of the markets!, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Hanoi-ing City. Get it? It's Coz of the markets!

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... Not much more to report at this stage. We are out for a meal tonight with the rest of the group...... Went to a restaurant called Little Hanoi. It is very popular and the food was lovely, although a bit on the small side. After dining, we went to the ...

Back to Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Back to Hanoi

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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Vietnam, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Vietnam

A travel blog entry by siandcath

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... turned out to be alright, and when not dodging bags flying out the windows, the view was at times spectacular. We got into Hanoi and decided that we were entitled to a treat. We checked ourselves into the Veit Ahn Hotel (3 stars) which turned out to ...

Hanoi - the grand old dame of Asia, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Hanoi - the grand old dame of Asia

A travel blog entry by suenson_taylors

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... odd narrow strip of a home that appears to be completely out of place. The other aspect that is not simply Hanoi but Vietnam in general is the motorbikes. They are everywhere, flitting around in seemingly random fashion and as welcome to pedestrians as ...

Back in Hanoi - Cooking up a feast...., Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Back in Hanoi - Cooking up a feast....

A travel blog entry by mikeandmarisha

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... you couldn't notice the difference.  Besides we needed another day sack for going on our trek when we arrive in Laos. Vietnam is a great country to visit with lots of sights to see and many a bargain to be had.  The people are warm ...

Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Hanoi

A travel blog entry by roadtrip

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... how beautiful Halong Bay is so I thought I'd check it out. I also sorted out most of my transport for Vietnam. For $20 I had 4 bus journeys starting Hanoi and ending in Ho Chi Minh City, that stops are fixed but the dates are completely flexible. Compared ...

Vietnam in Retrospect, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Vietnam in Retrospect

A travel blog entry by faff

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... from the coffee you come to expect but it really grows on you to the point at which nothing else will do. Vietnam has some beautiful countryside from the mountains and rice terraces to the north to the rolling hills and plains of central Vietnam to ...

Stuck in Hanoi..., Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Stuck in Hanoi...

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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... outside restaurants over the last couple of days we gave the dog a miss but the pig and goat were very tasty!! Vietnam has been a really interesting experience, especially as so little English is spoken here, but having collected my Chinese visa I have ...

Hiding in airports, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Hiding in airports

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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... airport baggage claim area, but sadly this was what we had to do. Because of our time-scale, we caught a flight from HCMC upto Hanoi, Vietnam's second biggest city. It was on this flight Jo and I sat next to a really nice man flying home. Like most ...

Leaving Vietnam...Hello India..., Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Leaving Vietnam...Hello India...

A travel blog entry by nicandpete

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... to India for a month. We are very excited and somewhat nervous, at the same time...More about India to come... As for Vietnam, our last stop was Hanoi, the capital of the country. Hanoi was great, like other parts of the country. I have to say, I have ...

Air Asia to Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Air Asia to Hanoi

A travel blog entry by canaussie

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Air Asia to Hanoi from Bangkok to catch plane to Hiroshima via ...

From phnom penh remo and i went on the ..., The South, Vietnam travel blog

From phnom penh remo and i went on the ...

A travel blog entry by rebecca.jacob

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... - and a bad hangover from a night out in PP. While enduring this, Remo asked if it would be green over in Vietnam. - Stupid question, I said. Why should it be different from this desert just because of that line between two countries? It's the same ...

Halong bay and the Treasure Junk, Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Halong bay and the Treasure Junk

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... villagers. It turned out to be a really cool experience, as we were able to witness the lifestyle of a minority group of Vietnam. The tour ended with a stop at a pearl farming operation. Where they explained how the pearls were placed inside the ...

One more for the road..., Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

One more for the road...

A travel blog entry by rebn

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... peanuts while generally bull-shiting. It's a pleasant change from sitting in a smoke filled bar. The food in Hanoi has been the best I've had in Vietnam. Period. I just can't seem to go wrong! My last culinary discovery was in the coffee department. ...

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