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Vietnam Museum of Ethnology – Featuring the Culture and Heritage of 54 Different Ethnic Groups

Of all the places of interest I had visited so far in Hanoi, I would say the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is one of the most interesting. We spent a good couple of hours here because the museum collection is impressively extensive so set aside time as there’ll be lots to explore. Vietnam Museum of […]

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Bia Hoi in Vietnam – Possibly the Cheapest Beer in the World

Bia Hoi is a type of draft beer that is very popular in Vietnam. It is freshly brewed on a daily basis with no added preservatives and is delivered to beer joints every day in steel barrels. In my earlier blog post [Hanoi Night Market – For bargain shopping, cheap booze & free entertainment], I […]

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Ho Chi Minh Museum and One Pillar Pagoda in Hanoi

Not far from the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is the Ho Chi Minh Museum (entrance fee 40,000 VND per pax) where you can learn about the life of Ho Chi Minh – his background, ideals and revolutionary career. To be honest, before I came to Hanoi, I didn’t have a clue what HCM actually meant […]

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Things to see in Hanoi – More sights & attractions to explore

It’s Chinese New Year Eve! Gosh, by the time this post goes live, I must be busy in the kitchen preparing a 10-course feast for tonight’s Reunion Dinner. In the end, I still decided to cook and have everyone eat in because we couldn’t find a CNY menu that everyone was happy with – we’re […]

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Lenin Park, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Presidential Palace in Hanoi, Vietnam

In one of my earlier travel posts, I’ve mentioned that if you’re staying in the Old Quarter in Hanoi, it’s actually very easy to get around on foot. In fact, many of the notable attractions and must-see places in Hanoi are also within walking distances from the Old Quarter. Well, when I say ‘walking distance’ […]

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Truc Bach Lake, West Lake Hanoi and Bo Bia

Hubby and I were in the vicinity of Truc Bach Lake after having bun cha for lunch. We planned to explore the lake on foot and at the same time, check out the Tran Quoc Pagoda which is the oldest Buddhist Temple in Hanoi. From Chau Long Street, we started walking around the lake in […]

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Hanoi Night Market – For bargain shopping, cheap booze & free entertainment

If you’re currently planning a trip to Hanoi, you may want to have your travel dates overlap the weekend so you can check out the popular Hanoi Night Market a.k.a. Dong Xuan Night Market that only opens 3 days a week. On every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the whole stretch of road from Hang Dao […]

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Hanoi Old Quarter – Where East Meets West

Before I go on to introduce more drool-worthy eats in Hanoi, I thought I would take you all to the streets of the Hanoi Old Quarter to discover more about the Vietnamese culture and their way of life. The Hanoi Old Quarter a.k.a. Hoan Kiem District is the main tourist attraction and commercial hub of […]

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