I recently used Hanoi Transfer Service for getting around in Hanoi as well as getting to and from the airport ..I was told by a friend that had used them before how reliable they were and he was... more
Be aware, please reconfirm and recheck when you select travel agent and buying bus ticket.
I and my wife, cheated by sihn cafe travel, which sales are fang and fiona, address: 58 hang be... more
#1 Never take advice from someone who has only 1 review. Most hotels write there own reviews, so make sure the review is from someone with 30 reviews or more. Yes arrive Hanoi take taxi to hotel for... more
On every corner are cylco owners who try to get you to hire them for an hour or two. They charge 200,000 dong an hour and dont worry if the two of you cant fit in the one carriage as they always have... more
We used the train to travel from here to Lao Cai..to get ourselves to Sa Pa. Our experience was limited though to “showing up” at the appointed time previous to our departure and picking up our... more
Hanoi airport is suprisingly small and very easy to get around.
For a city of this size it's really undersized and the vietnamese goverment is currently building a new airport in Hanoi, but that will... more
This isn't so much a tip about using a motorcycle as advice about avoiding motorcycles safely. They are everywhere in Hanoi, if you want to cross the road, very very bravely put one foot in front of... more
Try Handspan Adventure Travel's Lagoon Explorer 1 junk for a comfy sailing around Halong. $124 for a 2-day cruise. Leave Hanoi at 8:30am on day 1 and back in Hanoi on day 2 at 4pm. Exclusive pier in... more
You can rent a bicycle for about less than 1USD to explore the city. Its much easier and you get to experience first hand on being on the streets with the locals. Hanoi is a relatively flat terrain,... more
I Landed in Hanoi in the middle of the morning and, after leaving my luggage in the hotel I went out to feel a bit the atmosphere of the surroundings and to try not to be caught by the inconveniences...
Hanoi is a compact city where the sighseeings are all relatively close by. You may walk by foot or esplore the city by cyclo. You would probably stay at the Old Quarters and use Hanoi as a base for......
My visit to Hanoi and northern Vietnam in December 2006 was an interesting one because it was rather unexpected. Having visited China and Japan in Oct-Nov 2006, I was rather exhausted from travelling....