Splendid Star Suite Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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Chuc Mung nam moi to all our friends and family!! In English, Happy New Years et en francais, Bonne et heureuse Annee!! Kate and I arrived in Hanoi and checked into our hotel at approximately 11pm on January 30th (the eve of the Chinese New Year). The Chinese New Year is also called Tet. The first thing I did was contact my dear friend, Melissa, …
... eyes. It was a call from someone named Mr. Haan... In my head, I'm thinking "Who the f*** is Mr. Haan and what's his story?" Mr. Haan would ultimately be my savior. He was able to contact a travel agency and book me a visa. A huge weight was lifted off my back. I couldn't help but thank all of these individuals for their time and willingness in giving me a hand with this dire situation. Next stop: Hanoi, Vietnam and the Sapa Mountains in Lao ...
... the city. We thought Beijing was crazy, little did we know Hanoi would be just as mad- if not worse! Mopeds fill the streets and crossing the road genuinely makes you fear for your life. You have to just step out and hope they weave around you because there are no rules when it comes to crossing. We spent the morning wandering the streets of the city and exploring the daily hustle of the local people. We stopped for lunch at a street vendor where a beef noodle soup ...
We travelled over 18 hours in total from Hoi An, on two coaches and arrived nice and early in to Hanoi. I had no idea where we were in relation to the hostel and was over the taxi scamming going on around me. A tourist shop had a large map on the wall so I worked out where we were and told the taxi driver where the hostel was, closely following that his directions were direct.
The hostel was your typical party place with the average age of travelers about ...
... strangers who speak a different language than you. Especially when you decide that you and your new friends should have an impromptu karaoke party in the dark after lights out! We also had a cool conversation as we were getting ready for bed about what brought me to Vietnam in the first place. I told them how back in September I'd read the Huffington Post article about Son Doong, and seen the ...