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Cha Ca La Vong, Hanoi... so exceptional that there is a street in Hanoi dedicated to these grilled catfish

Cha Ca is an iconic, delicious dish which also happens to be the name of the restaurant in the Old Quarter of Hanoi. With an unassuming external appearance the shop would be easy to miss. 203 more words

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Hooray Hanoi!

YES! ¬†It’s the capital of Vietnam, Hanoi. . .the nighttime streets are mystical and atmospheric, the daytime streets are hustlely and bustlely, the people are sweet and open to interaction with gringos like me, and a statue of Lenin still stands in Nguyen Thai Park, also known as Lenin Park, on Dien Bien Phu Street. 148 more words


Hanoi day 4 & 5

Hi all!

This is my last post from my trip to Hanoi and today we’ll start off by walking into the Old Quarters after the early morning shower where we were “forced” to hideout in KFC (the one near Hoan Kiem lake). 1,044 more words


Welcome to 'Nam: Hanoi, Vietnam

Despite our atrocious $5 a night accommodation that not even a stray dog would choose to spend the night in, Hanoi charmed us in an instant. 268 more words


Hoi An

So woke up hangover free, surprising considering the amount of rice whiskey I drank last night. But it was still a 10 hour slog to Hoi An. 1,457 more words


[Random] The Hanoi Old Quarter Culture Exchange Center: Expectation!

According to a recent piece of news, the Hanoi Old Quarter Culture Exchange Center has opened at No 50 Dao Duy Tu street, Hanoi. After reading the description of this center, I have felt so excited about visiting the place when I have spare time. 256 more words

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