Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is the most important site in Hanoi for all loyal Vietnamese people. Ho Chi Minh, the nation’s hero, is laid out there (against his will, by the way – he wanted to be cremated after his death!). Be prepared to see hundreds of people waiting to get a short glimpse of […]

Don’t let the name fool you: Little Hanoi is one of the big names in the local dining scene, attracting a good crowd of locals and tourists. What used to be a “little” eatery is now a full-fledged restaurant, complete with a decent wine list! So good was the food that I ate here twice. […]

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has requested Ha Noi’s People’s Committee to draft a plan for establishing a separate department of tourism for the capital. Currently, the city has only one department of culture, sports and tourism. As the capital, Ha Noi has potential for further tourism development. The establishment of a separate department to […]

According to Culture, Sports and Tourism Department of Da Nang City, in addition to many traditional activities such as: chef competition, bartender competition, food festival, model airplane show, “bai choi” singing and marine sports like canoeing, paragliding, parasailing…“Da Nang – Summer Destination 2015” offers many new attractive activities.From 20 June to 1 July, in East […]

Located in Tay Ho District and running along the West Lake’s southern bank, Thuy Khue Street has preserved its typical rural Vietnamese features of ancient pagodas and village gates. Previously, the villages around Thuy Khue Street were collectively referred to as Ke Buoi. Rapid urbanisation in recent times has brought many changes to the city, […]

Taxi is the best way to travel long distances, but the cyclos, or pedicabs, are a cheap way to make shorter trips. Taxi fares are not always consistent, and the rates for each taxi company have not been standardized. For lone travellers, rides on the back of motorbikes (actually low-powered scooters) are popular too (known as […]

Public buses serving southern destinations (e.g. Ninh Binh, 2h – VND80,000) leave from Giap Bat bus station. To get from the Giap Bat bus station to the old quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake, leave aside all the hassle of taxi and motorbike drivers and simply take public bus number 8 towards Long Bien (VND5,000, pay on […]

Trains to Nanning, Beijing, China depart from Gia Lam Station (Latitude: 21.05213, Longitude: 105.87939), about 5km north-east of Hanoi Station. Tickets can be purchased from Hanoi Station, too. In Hanoi Station, international ticket booth clerk may go to work much later than other booths’, like 09:30 in the morning. A ticket for a soft sleeper […]

Hanoi is the land of a thousand years of civilization, a major cultural center of Vietnam. As ancient land should also handed a lot of cultural festivals, spiritual food for our people remember remembering the heroic tradition, heroic nation, Hanoi tourist destination. The typical festival of Hanoi such as Temple Festival Loa, Dong Da Festival, Assembly […]

There are a number of tourist attractions around Hanoi very attractive especially for foreign tourists. If you have not been to then set up for a plan to experience sightseeing cruise around Hanoi to feel nhé  1. Bat Trang pottery village Located at the center of Hanoi tourist resort 20 km left bank of the Red River, you can […]