Vietnam Hanoi Itinerary – 4 Days 3 Nights Free & Easy

Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam and upon you touched down at Noi Bai International Airport, you will notice the propaganda poster along the streets or highway which capture your attention! Pictures with image of soldiers holding a gun, painted with simple lines and  brightcolor to stand out their subject and theme. Most people will …

Vietnam : A Fun Day Cycling & Boat Ride Through Trang An Grottoes!

After visiting Bai Dihn Pagoda temple, we stopped for lunch in one of the small village in Trang An.  It was a buffet restaurant and cater for all the tourists visiting Trang An. There are a variety of food but drink is not included.  I won’t say the food is that delicious but eatable. After …

Vietnam Hanoi Hotel Review : May De Ville Old Quarter Hotel

There are plenty of hotels in Hanoi.  Most people would choose to stay in Old Quarter Hanoi and I too strongly recommend anyone to stay there.  It is easy access to many tourist spots if you stay in Old Quarter, such as the iconic Hoan Kiem Lake and water puppets show.  There are also a variety …

Most popular attraction among local Vietnamese : Bai Dinh Temple , Ninh Binh – Vietnam

Bai Dinh Mountain is about 2 hour drive from Hanoi. It is located behind a range of limestone mountain in northern Ninh Binh province. It is also 6km away from the ancient capital Hao Lu. The complex is very big, there is an option for you to choose when you purchase your ticket. With electric …

Vietnam : Hanoi Night Market & The 3 Unusual Vietnamese Traits I Discovered During My Stay In Hanoi!

Hanoi Night market happen on every Friday, Saturday and Sunday 7 pm till late. I was lucky to be there doing some cheap shopping during my Hanoi stay. You get to discover what local life is like during the night. The night market found in the Old Quarter, it sells plenty of things including street …

First University in Vietnam : Temple of Literature in Hanoi

After visiting Hoan Kiem Lake in the Old Quarter, we took a taxi from Old Quarter to Temple of Literature.  It is only about 2 km but we paid 100,000 dong for a very short distance.  The meter runs super fast and you know there is something wrong with the meter.  We knew we got …

Lesson Learnt from Hanoi City Vietnam

The first time I visited Vietnam was 10 years ago to Ho Chi Minh City, that time there were not many tourists doing free and easy and more would prefer to book package tour from the tour agent in Singapore. I did free and easy in Ho Chi Minh City, went to the local travel …

Vietnam : Halong Bay ~ The “Descending Dragon”!

Halong Bay is not unfamiliar for most people and many rushed there for the scenic view.  This Unseco site consisting of 1,600 islands and islets.  The word Ha Long means descending dragon.  The “long” mean “dragon” sound similar to Chinese pronunciation. It took 3.5 hours on the road to reach Halong Bay from Hanoi.  Once we were …