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Half-Day Hanoi Home Cooking Class and Cultural Tour
"The tour starts from your hotel and after a short drive you will arrive at the the awesome property that features a peaceful atmosphere on the Red River bank. The hosts will warmly welcome you and introduce their members and begin exchanging culture bargain and to spend the local currency “VND” in the market.You then begin a 5 minutes cycle or walk to the local market. It’s great chance to buy local things by yourself and experience a variety of foods from all the groceries such as: herbs spices vegetables meats fishes
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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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2-Day Halong Bay Signature Cruise from Hanoi
"Day 1: Hanoi - Halong (LD)7:45am - 8:15amPickup and transfer to Halong Bay.12.00pm Arrival transfer to Signature Cruise.12:30pm You will be welcomed aboard and greeted with a complimentary drink. Check into your cabin and freshen up.1pm As we begin to cruise through the bay a special lunch of fresh seafood and an assortment of appetizi extraordinary limestone karst landscapesOan Lagoon Teapot and Monster Head Islets. Explore Vung Vieng Village by local rowing boats or kayaks to discover the interesting daily lives of its inhabitants. Signature Halong Cruise will stay close to Drum Cave for the evening.6:00pm Join Vietnamese cookingL)6:00am The nicest time of the day on Halong Bay is the morning. Head to the upper deck to participate in our daily Tai Chi sessions. Relax with an early morning cup of tea
From $383.00

Motorbike Tips (19)

Motorbikes Rule The Road

Not that long ago, traveling by bicycle was the way to go. Now, with the influx of millions of inexpensive Honda knock-offs from China, $500 gets you a new motorcycle! Everybody has them now.

These women were on their way to a wedding.

For a cheap thrill ride hop on the back of a moto-taxi and ride around town for around $1.

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guell
Dec 30, 2004

Like A Flood

The picture confirms you that this sure is the city of Hanoi. Its where you will see a flood of motorbikes all around. If you dare, rent a motorbike and join the honking parade. I bet it'd be a fun experience.

If you wanna rent one, walk around the Old Quarter. When you spot tens of motorbikes lined up..that is where you can rent one.

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Arjaree
Oct 22, 2004

Take a ride on a motorcycle

Within the town centre you can easily ask people for a ride on their motorbike. This gives them an extra pocket money. For ca. 6000 DONG (US 0,40) you go everywhere whithin ca 4 KM on the backseat. Very fast and efficient. This service is called: SE HOMME, that´s what you must ask for.

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dunearn20
Jul 27, 2004

Motorcycle Around Hanoi

Just like other areas of Vietnam, motorcycle is the way to go. Everyone is willing to give a ride to the "rich Westerner," so you never have to wander far until you find a willing driver. It is cheap, usually negotiated down to $1 or $2 per hour. These guys also know where the big tourist sights are so they may take you places you didn't know existed or hadn't planned to visit.

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Ewingjr98
Jul 01, 2004
 
 
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Motorbike - but take care!

I found it very convenient to get around Hanoi by motobike, but watch out for the terrible traffic! Accidents are very common and it is dangerous!

At almost every shop are 'motorbike parks' with guards who look for the bikes for some dong.
If the bike gets broken, don't worry: Vietnam is very service oriented. Everywhere along the roads you will find someone who offers you repair service. Also 'mobile filling stations' are easy to find.
Just the grade of service is sometimes debatable ;-)
Always lock your bike!

tina_vietnam
Feb 04, 2003

Motorcycle Taxi

Motorcycle taxi is everywhere in Vietnam and is a good way to get aroud but please bargain with them and agree on a price before you start your journey.

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kenningst
Apr 12, 2008

project manager into the traffic....

wonderful, funny experience, on the motorbike of my interpreter Hien, into the Hanoi traffic, it's crazy...but so funny to be into the real life of Vietnamese people...

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Oct 04, 2004
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"The Adventure Continues in Hanoi ! Hanoi !"
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"Good morning Hanoi !"
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"Hanoi - City of the Soaring Dragon"
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"Hanoi - City of Absorbing Sights and Sounds"
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Indochina Junk

Indochina Junk ran our tour to and of Ha Long Bay. We took the Dragon Legend tour, which is one night. It began with pick up from our hotel (also arranged by IJ) in a luxury van at 7.30am - we were...
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Hang Quat Street

Hang Quat Street used to be the street where the shops sold fans, but nowadays there are many shops that sell items for worshiping such as colorful Buddhist flags, statues, lamps and wooden shrines. ...
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To Tich Street

To Tich Street is less than 100 m long and the name means fibre mat street but there appears to be no record of fibre mats being sold here. Nowadays it is a popular street for young people to frequent...
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City View Cafe

Having visited Hanoi 5 times,i generally like to visit City view Cafe on the 5th floor over looking Hoan Kiem Lake with a nice Bia Hoi. Sadly over the years i feel the standard of service has gone...
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Nhan Noi Linh Tu

We stumbled across this little temple (Nahn Noi Linh Tu) where Hang Ga meets Bat Dan Street, but unfortunately we could not gain access. I believe it contains a Shinto shrine, but outside there were...
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Artists

Around Hoan Kiem Lake there are several artists who paint portraits and their work seemed to very good. I cannot remember the fee for this but i know that it was cheap. Most of them were quite busy...
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