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Hanoi, Vietnam: Review of Hanoi Discovery Hotel

Travel Date: November 2014

If you’re traveling to Hanoi on a budget, I would suggest to stay anywhere around Old Quarter. We stayed at the… 433 more words

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Vietnam: Old Quarter, Hanoi

Hanoi stole my heart. A little rough around the edges but with plentiful charm where European and Asian architecture merge. Hanoi is still a working city, making the place feel somewhat more dynamic and raw. 28 more words


More Hanoi - same-same but different

“Same-same but different” is a phrase that is ubiquitous in SE Asia, and its meanings vary depending upon the speaker. A vendor trying to convince you that the North Face jacket is not a fake, or a chef trying to explain the taste of a tropical fruit you can’t find at home – same-same. 1,302 more words


Egg Coffee

Yes, you read the title right – Egg Coffee. It really is a thing – and it’s a must try thing when you’re in Hanoi. And the place we had it is where it all began – Café Giang. 588 more words


It's a wrap - Hanoi, Day 1

It’s Friday, and that means wrapping up the week that was.

Given that it was a week full of unpacking, sorting, mopping up, and working, we might just leave it at that. 254 more words


Hello Vietnam! First stop - Hanoi

We arrived to Hanoi and checked into our hotel in the old quarter. It was quite late and I had just realised I had left my phone at the airport in Laos so we figured we would go out for a beer to distract me. 516 more words