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Hanoi Explorer Private Photo Tour
"Hotel pick-up.  We start the tour on historic Long Bien Bridge Yen Phu Street.  After introductions and a brief look at the story behind the bridge there is an overview of camera settings.  We then head up to Long Bien Bridge to shoot the Establishing picture.  Time now to move into Long Bien market Hanoi's biggest wet market to learn how to shoot Relationship pictures.  Our focus is on how to take naturalistic photos of people at work and play.  In Dong Xuan market we continue with Relationship pictures.  The market was originally built by the French in 1889
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Private Tour: Hanoi City Tour Including Water Puppet Show and Cyclo Ride
"Start your full-day private tour of Hanoi with early pickup from your hotel. Then hop in a cyclo to the undisputed heart of the city with your friendly and informative guide. Observe people practicing tai chi playing badminton and doing other popular activities as you receive an overview of daily life and witness how locals occupy their mornings.Weave through Hanoi’s Old Quarter in the historical center of the capital known for its 36 old streets and artisan guilds that date back to the 13th century. You’ll end up at St Joseph’s Cathedral (Nha Tho Lon) whose structure has changed little since it was built in 1886.Stop for a quintessential Vietnamese breakfast of pho bo (beef noodle soup) and enjoy a relaxing conversation with the locals over a cup of delicious coffee — a great way to immerse in usually with sugar) or ca phe sua nong (hot coffee with sweetened condensed milk).Afterward continue sightseeing in the comfort of an air-conditioned private vehicle with a visit to Ba Dinh Square
From $46.00
 
Cycling in Hanoi
"8am - Your tour guide will come to your hotel to meet you and your one-day cycling tour will begin with a short walk through the Old Quarter of Hanoi. You will walk through the Dong Xuan market the ancient gate of the citadel of Hanoi and the Long Bien Bridge before arriving at the departure point.8:30am - After a brief introduction on how to use the bicycles and the biking road you will begin your adventure by cycling along the Red River. Visit the market of ceramics located by the riverside and then continue cycling until you reach the village of Nghi Tam. Then you cross the street which is also the dam to reach the West Lake. You will cycle a little more along West Lake shores which lead you to a restaurant for our you will have the opportunity to taste the fried shrimp cake a specialty of Hanoi. You will then cycle a very short distance to a local coffee shop by the shore of West lake for a good cup of Vietnamese traditional coffee or a fresh coconut juice.1:30pm – After lunch you continue to ride along the shores of West Lake. You will stop at the Tran Quoc Pagoda to visit the pagoda which is located on an islet connected to the eastern shore of West Lake. Ho Tay
From $90.00

More General in Hanoi

Money Matters -ATM @ Noi Bai Airport

Once you exit the customs at NoiBai Intl, there is an ATM machine areas from 6 different banks and there is no long queue either. Atms accept cash advance withdrawals from visa or mastercard credit...
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arni_ph075
Nov 04, 2006

Legend of the Tortoise and Sword

The lake Ho Hoan Kiem means the lake of the sword returned.According to the legend, King Le Thai To was given a magical sword by a genie to help him defeat his enemies. After his victory, while on a...
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SLLiew
Oct 19, 2006

City closed at midnight

Favorite things about Hanoi are very few and far between. Having arrived at 1am because of a flight delay from Singapore, I was surprised to see that most of the city is basically closed. Not just...
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lovemyr1
Feb 21, 2006

Ice-cream on a hot, hot day

The difference is, everyone who buys the ice-cream will loiter around this hall to eat it. No one seems to leave the place with the icecream. Ah... after some thoughts, we concluded that since most of...
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myspices
Feb 09, 2006

You have to at least try this ..

Pho Bo (Beef noodles) or the Pho Ga (Chicken noodles). You must at least try either of these if you are not so enthusiastic about the rest of the yummy foods I have posted. It is a bowl of very finely...
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myspices
Feb 09, 2006

Good for Baby, Good for you..

Smooth, white and tasty porridge .Topped with pieces of chicken floss and fried cruellers ("yau char kwai" - in Cantonese or "yew tiau" in Mandarin). Hmm..... yummyWe found this old lady selling this...
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myspices
Feb 09, 2006
 
 
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Yummy Street Foods - Nem Cua Be/Fried Spring Rolls

Nem Cua Be or the fried Spring rolls - Fillings of meat and vegetables wrapped with crepe and deep fried. It is best eaten when it is still warm so that you can feel the crunciness of the skin and the...
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myspices
Feb 09, 2006

Yummy Street Foods - Banh Cuon Nong

Yummy is the word - we had this street food dish a couple times. It is made of glutinous rice flour mixed into a batter. The batter is then spread on hot plate to form a sort of a "crepe". Chopped...
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myspices
Feb 07, 2006

Post Box

The best way to send your postcard is giving it to your hotel ...but you can find some post boxes around HaNoiStamp 7,000 dong for postcar to Thailand ( and I guess in Asia as well ) --- it took 17...
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Animas
Jan 30, 2006

Film Developing

While in Vietnam, get your film developed there. Its many times cheaper than trying to get your film developed in the States and often times they offer to place the pictures on CD for free. The film...
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neurochic
Dec 24, 2005

Sinh Cafe tour operator.

We only had a week to visit Vietnam, so we arranged a tour with Sinh Cafe. It was our best desition. They were so professional and friendly. Our stay in Vietnam with this company was perfect. And they...
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euzkadi
Oct 17, 2005

Money Changer - AGRI BANK

I changed SGD to Vietnamese Dong at Hanoi Airport. The rates is pretty decent. For 1SGD, you get VND9200. There is a few money changer at the airport after the gate. Check out all and compare the...
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chirpy383
Sep 24, 2005

Departure Airport Tax

Remember to keep USD14 for the departure airport tax (passenger service charges).You may purchase it after you have checkin at the airline counter.You can see that a special counter is set up just to...
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imstress
Jun 15, 2005

Travel Agent

There are many travel at the Old Quarters.For Halong Bay trip, I would suggest that you stay a night on the boat for the experience and to gaze at the stars at night on the deck chair.If you like...
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imstress
Jun 15, 2005

Top Hotels in Hanoi

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58 Hang Dao Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, 00844, Vietnam
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No. 3 Yen Thai, Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem Dist., Hanoi, 1000, Vietnam
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22 Ta Hien Street, Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem District, 10000
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31 Hang Ga Str., Hoan Kiem, 1000
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65 Nguyen Huu Huan, Hanoi Viet Nam, 10000
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No 14 Tho Xuong lane, Au Trieu Str, Hoan Kiem dist, Hanoi, 10000, Vietnam
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Top Things to Do in Hanoi

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Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

One of the spectacles that is interesting to watch is the Changing of the Guards but when to see this ? We asked at the hotel and several travel/tour agencies and each time they either did not know or...
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Water Puppet Show

I highly recommend tourist to spend an hour watching this show because you weren't be able to see this play in other countries. It really represent vietnam. It really talk about skill. Try to book in...
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Old Quarter

In the Old Quarter you will find many ladies with their carrying yokes, especially near Dong Xuan Market. They will wander the streets usually selling vegetables and fruit, often sitting down at the...
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Hoan Kiem Lake

I am not sure if you will see this old man everyday exercising on the NW corner of Hoan Kiem Lake, but if you see him and feel like lifting a few weights take your chance. The TV cameras were there to...
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Temple of Literature

Built in 1070, this Confucious temple was built by Emperor Lý Thánh Tông of the Tran Dynasty to serve as Vietnam's first university to train civil servants for the civil exam that determined...
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Ha Long Bay

There are lots of places to read about the geography and geology of Ha Long Bay, and I'm not very good as an amateur historian, so I will leave that for other writers in this case. I'll limit myself...
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bpacker

"The Adventure Continues in Hanoi ! Hanoi !"
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kokoryko

"Good morning Hanoi !"
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King_Golo

"Hanoi - City of the Soaring Dragon"
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imstress

"Hanoi"
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"Hanoi - City of Absorbing Sights and Sounds"
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