Tag Archives: Hanoi travel

Hanoi in the Russian woman eyes

Natalia Kraevskaia, the Russian woman who married a Vietnamese man in Hanoi. In her eyes, Hanoi is a beautiful, peaceful city that is worth her passionate devotion to the art gallery over the years. She lives in a pink house christened “Salon … Continue reading


Visiting Hoa Lo Prison

Just 5 minutes away from the Hilton Hanoi Opera Hotel, Hoa Lo Prison is well worth a visit. The name Hoa Lo, commonly translated as “fiery furnace” or even “Hell’s hole”, also means “stove”. The name originated from the street … Continue reading


Tay Ho Weekend market: An interesting place for tourists in Hanoi

The Tay Ho Weekend Market near Hanoi’s West Lake is a big hit with both expats and locals for its clean foods, books, and a range of other stuff Located in a small lane near breezy West Lake in Hanoi, … Continue reading


United Kingdom Becomes One Of Vietnam’s top ten visitor-generating markets

Ho Chi Minh City – The UK has for the first time in seven years become one of Vietnam’s top ten visitor-generating markets, with nearly 18,000 Britons coming here last month, a year-on-year increase of 39.7%, reported the Vietnam National … Continue reading


Vietnam Want To Develop Stronger Sea Tourism

The local sea tourism having suffered bad performance in many previous years has gradually revived in recent times and this year it even has strong expectation of achieving better growth, local agents said. A number of cruise ships operating in … Continue reading


Foreign Visitors Will Be Entitled To VAT (Value Added Tax) Refunds From July In 2012

Foreign tourists will be entitled to value added tax (VAT) refunds on goods they purchase in Vietnam when leaving the country via Hanoi City’s Noi Bai Airportand Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat Airport. Under a decision issued by … Continue reading


Korean Air Opens Direct Flights From Seoul To Danang

Korean Air has commenced direct flights between Incheon International Airport in the South Korean city of Seoul and Vietnam’s central coastal city of Danang, which is the airline’s third destination in Vietnam. Korean Air uses its Boeing B737-800 aircraft configured … Continue reading


Chat With American Ambassador About Vietnam

“We want the world to know that the two countries have very good relations, have common interests and both sides can benefit a lot from this relationship, not only in economics, education, healthcare, environment but also diplomacy and defense. Strategic … Continue reading


Eastern European Airliners Offers More Flights To Vietnam

A new wave of Eastern European airliners offering services connecting Vietnam to their countries has emerged, said Do Xuan Quang, CEO of airline dealer Vector Aviation. After their recovery from a period of economic ills, many airline carriers in Eastern … Continue reading


Banh khuc – A Traditional Cake Of Vietnamese People

“Ai banh khuc nong day?” (who wants hot “banh khuc”?). If you in Vietnam travel  are in the old quarter of Hanoi, you might hear someone cry same. You can stop them and ask if the “banh khuc” is from … Continue reading