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Category Archives: Hanoi Vietnam

10 MUST Try FOOD in Hanoi, Vietnam

With Chinese and French influences, food culture in Hanoi is definitely a marriage of interesting flavors and textures. With a myriad of superbly prepared and reasonably priced food, you can … Continue reading

April 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

April 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Uniquely Hanoi, Vietnam

I spent a couple of weeks in Hanoi during the middle of February, which gives me plenty of time to experience the richness of their culture and tradition.  Every day … Continue reading

April 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Escape to Ninh Binh – Vietnam

Ninh Binh is a very laid back city in the northern part of Vietnam,  it offers a welcome respite from the hectic pace of Vietnam’s capital city. It may be an … Continue reading

April 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Picturesque Tam Coc – Ninh Binh Vietnam

Tucked within the province of Ninh Binh, just two hours from Hanoi, lies the picturesque Tam Coc.  Tam Coc literally means three caves, through which the Ngo Dong River flows … Continue reading

April 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

EXPLORING the MAJESTIC DAU GO CAVES – Ha Long Bay Vietnam

Hidden in a limestone islet 8Km south of Bai Chay is the biggest and the most significant caves in all of Vietnam – the Dau Go Caves.  Legend says that … Continue reading

April 5, 2016 · 2 Comments

Cruising Ha Long Bay – Vietnam

Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage and a Natural Wonder of the World – Ha Long Bay is without a doubt  a great destination for excursion and natural discovery. It features … Continue reading

March 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Guide for Choosing a Suitable Halong Bay Cruise

Undoubtedly, Halong Bay is one of the most sought after tourist destination in Vietnam.  A place where you can swim and kayak on the emerald-blue waters; hike and rock climb on … Continue reading

March 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum – HANOI

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is one of the most significant landmarks in Hanoi.  It is located at the center of Ba Dinh Square where President Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence on … Continue reading

March 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Scenic Stroll around Hoan Kiem Lake – HANOI

Hoan Kiem Lake is the main point of interest in Hanoi and it has become extremely familiar to me. I dined in cafes, bars and restaurants overlooking it and driven … Continue reading

March 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

My First Impressions of Hanoi, Vietnam

  While the aircraft was turning off the active runway and taxiing to the gate, my mind started to wander about the sights, sounds and colors of the 2,500-year-old Hanoi. I can’t wait to … Continue reading

March 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Tips for a BUDGET TRAVEL in Vietnam

Vietnam is a beautiful country with a distinct identity shaped by its colonial past. And it’s a very economical country to travel in. For example, a bowl of Pho (beef noodle soup) is … Continue reading

March 7, 2016 · Leave a comment