Archive for the 'Hanoi' Category

Aug 04 2011

Delicious Vietnamese at AZenh

Published by under Food

A new restaurant in Hanoi that’s serving up delicious, good value Vietnamese food

Aug 02 2011

Renting in Hanoi: Types of housing and prices

Published by under Living in Hanoi

Types of accommodation available in Hanoi along with estate agent recommendations

Jul 28 2011

Renting in Hanoi: Location

Published by under Living in Hanoi

An introduction to the districts in Hanoi that you might want to explore if deciding to live here

Jul 26 2011

Discovering Vietnamese dessert che

Published by under Food

Che (pronounced chair) is a popular Vietnamese dessert or snack found at street stalls around Hanoi. Today we aim to (partly) demystify this unusual delicacy and encourage you to give it a try. First up, find a stall. Che stalls are usually characterised by a glass cabinet housing bowls of colourful … um stuff. Sometimes the … read the full post

Jul 23 2011

Medical care in Hanoi

Published by under Health & safety

A summary of the medical care available in Hanoi

Jul 19 2011

Hiring a car in Hanoi

Published by under Transport

Problems with hiring a self-drive car and the benefits of hiring a car and driver.

Jul 18 2011

Gay and gay-friendly clubs in Hanoi

Published by under Bars & nightlife

The gay scene in Hanoi remains more underground than some other countries in the region, such as Thailand or even Cambodia, but things are slowly changing and gay clubs are going slightly more mainstream these days. The best known gay bar, on the tourist scene at least, is GC Bar. The GC is centrally located … read the full post

Jul 13 2011

54 Traditions Gallery: Ethnic minorities in Vietnam

An overview of the wonderful 54 Traditions Gallery, where you can view, learn about and buy antiquities, antiques and art from Vietnam’s 53 minorities and the Kinh

Jul 07 2011

Things to do in rainy Hanoi

It’s rainy season in Vietnam, and though this usually just means a downpour late afternoon or overnight and shouldn’t be enough to disrupt schedules, sometimes it does set in and you’ll want something to do in miserable weather. So what to do in Hanoi? Personally, I find curling up on the sofa watching back-to-back episodes of How … read the full post

Jul 05 2011

Is Hanoi’s Dong Xuan market worth a visit?

Published by under Shopping

An overview of Dong Xuan Market in Hanoi

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