Royal Palace Hotel Hanoi
Travel Blogs from Hanoi
This is the country that I was looking forward most to seeing. It started off poorly as a few things were stolen from my checked luggage in transit from Kunming. It could have happened anywhere during the two flights. The only thing lost that I really cared about was my Swiss Army knife.
The Hanoi airport is much smaller and older than …
After a day of travelling and very little sleep it was a relief to arrive in Vietnam to a hotel with very friendly staff, a comfy bed and a clean bathroom. After being pleasantly surprised by what we had seen on our journey from the airport we were positive about going out to explore the new city and culture. Just like India the traffic is crazy …
... me and my weakness for tablecloths- I have promised Mike no more cloths - not like India where i came back with 11 !!!!!!!! Well guys, I need some sleep - the music is pumping here from the Bubble Lounge and Bar- its Saturday night and this city is in a party mood!!!! We off to Cat Ba Island (Halong Bay) tomorrow night. I am not sure about wifi there so might only post another entry when we get to Hue on Wednesday!!! Keep safe and happy xxx
... us straight through a side entrance- clearly we either looked very innocent or like we were about to kill someone! And if we thought this was bad things were about to get a whole lot worse... We waited a good half an hour before the bags from our flight even started to come through even though the tanoi had told us 4 minutes when we arrived. We got so fed up waiting that we started to pick from the abandoned bags which one we would most like and why! Finally though our bags ...
... May (an old-style, preserved home), peered into some art galleries and did some shopping. Checked in at my hostel & booked train tickets to Sapa and a tour to Halong Bay!
3:30 Water Puppet Show - fabulous puppets on water, controlled by people behind a curtain with wooden marrionette sticks that are underwater. A great show!
Evening - the night market, dinner at a small restaurant and more walking around the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet