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Xin chao Hanoi! Cheers to 14p beer!

Hanoi. Ask anyone who has ever been to describe it and I can only guess chaotic, crazy, nuts, noisy etc would be among the most frequented words used. 1,378 more words

Suggestions for one day in Hanoi

You can definitely spend more than one day in Hanoi, especially if you want to fit in a lot of museums or do some shopping. But if you’re on a tight itinerary, one day (plus arrival the evening before) should feel like enough— you’ll just have to be organised with your time. 668 more words


Fearful and scam-hungry in Hanoi

When I landed I went to the currency exchange counter and handed over 400 RMB.

A woman swiftly collected Vietnamese currency and counted it out for me in increments of 200,000. 1,356 more words


H03 - Life is too Shirt

What makes you smile?….
If you do some thinking and “retrospection” maybe you will be surprised to realize that frequently unexpected simple events play a relevant role in the creation, induction and production of smiles…. 289 more words


Hanoi: The Old Quarter

Anyone that has traveled to Hanoi will tell you – visit the Old Quarter, walk the streets, eat the food, and experience Hanoi at its heart. 629 more words


Hello, Hanoi

And so, with heavy heart, it was time for me to leave Hong Kong, and Sarah, the travelling companion with whom I’d shared so much after the previous epic 2 months together. 2,234 more words

World Travel

Say, My 'Nam!

Why Travel To The Other Side Of The World Just To Work, For Less Money Than You Can Have In The UK? 

Before travelling here to Vietnam, the last placed I had worked full-time in was in Korea; I spent two years teaching English there and it is safe to say that they weren’t always the best two years of my life. 1,383 more words