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It is cool in Hanoi in early December

Last week Finland celebrated its Independence day. It was a good excuse to combine a short visit to Hanoi with the festivities. The Finnish Embassy held a reception at their new premises. 498 more words


Hello Hanoi!

Xin chao from Hanoi! Following a rather tearful goodbye in Hong Kong we are now on new land, the land of Pho, the land of street food, the land of rice wine, the land of pretty much everything you could imagine. 677 more words

A Morning in Hanoi's Old Quarter

Scooters wail through the tangle of alleys, weaving round ladies in conical hats with yokes balanced over their shoulders and old pushbikes half-buried under baskets of fruit and slowly perambulating… 448 more words


Hanoi, Old Quarter

We spent a total of 4 days in Hanoi & didn’t venture too far from the Old Quarter but why would you? The Old Quarter had everything we wanted to experience on offer: Tasty food, great beer, history, friendly people, scenery & shopping + more! 562 more words


My two weeks with Jordie - Part 1/3

As I mentioned before, Jordie finally came over to visit me about two and a half weeks ago. Some of my students are really creative so I asked them if they could draw a sign for me to hold up so that Jordie would see me immediately when I picked him up from the airport. 626 more words