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A Hanoi Traditional House

Inside Ma May’s traditional two-storey house I ran my hand over the iron wood trimmings. I walked to the back of the hundred year old house where the kitchen stood in an open courtyard, sun streaming down from the open square. 64 more words


Glimpses of Hanoi so far

So after being landed in the old quarter of Hanoi where to simply step out of the hotel calls for an immediate moped dodge, I think I’m finally beginning to appreciate this crazy, busy city. 209 more words


Foods I’d never tried (or maybe wouldn’t)

I didn’t notice any fruits or vegetables I hadn’t seen before as I wandered through Hanoi’s Old Quarter. As for meats, I didn’t want to go there, especially after walking past barbequed dog. 49 more words


How much can you pile on a bike?

I took the Lonely Planet’s suggested walking tour through the Old Quarter of Hanoi. I zigzagged from footpath to road to avoid bikes and cars or because there was no sidewalk at all. 50 more words


15 Must See Places in Hanoi, Vietnam

My first taste of Vietnam was in Hanoi – the capital and second largest city in the country. Hanoi packs everything from old monuments to historical masterpieces to lush, green parks and amazing local cuisines. 1,155 more words

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Hanoi (Day 1 ½: Hanoi at Night, Old Quarter, El Gaucho Steakhouse)

After our afternoon tour around the city, we went back to Essence Palace Hotel to avail our free massage at Essence Spa. The spa is situated in  222 more words


#BETNam2016 Begins: High Noon in Hanoi

This is the Hoan Kiem District of Hanoi, more popularly known as the Old Quarter. Located near the Hoan Kiem Lake, it’s considered the commercial heart of… 320 more words

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