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Five Things I Learned From My Stay In Seville

When it comes to traveling in Spain, Madrid and Barcelona get most of the press. But if you have the time, make your way south to Seville, once one of the richest cities in Europe and today still an incredible outdoor museum of old streets and architecture ranging from Roman to Moorish to Baroque and Gothic. 743 more words

Travel

10 Things To Do in Hanoi

1. Halong Bay or Sapa or Both

Ironically, these are not in Hanoi but they’re pretty much the two main tours that are sold by every travel agency or hostel. 725 more words

Saving Peanuts

Come on out for "Losering 2: A Tribute to the Songs of Ryan Adams"

I am very rarely on stages myself, which is better all the way around. But this Saturday night (April 11) you can find me onstage at… 161 more words

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

Food & Beverage

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

Vietnam

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

Travel

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

Backpacking