Category Archives: Vietnam

Cha Ca Thang Long, Hanoi

My final stop of our street food tour was Cha Ca Thang Long which is actually just a short walk from the Bun Cha shop. However we decided to go for a detour walk so that we could digest all … Continue reading

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Bun Cha Nem Cua Be Dac Kim, Hanoi

3rd stop of our street food tour in Hanoi was Bun Cha Nem Cua Be Dac Kim, also located within the Old Quarters. Actually the stalls that I visited are technically not “street stalls” they are minimally located in a shophouse unit…We … Continue reading

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Cafe Pho Co, Hanoi

Our 2nd stop for our street food tour is to visit Cafe Pho Co near Hoan Kiem Lake. Without prior research, I believe it would be difficult to notice the hidden shop. The signboard is sandwiched between 2 bigger boards … Continue reading

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Pho Thin, Hanoi

After 4 hours of travelling on the shuttle bus, we were back in Hanoi city at 3pm. Today would be the last night in Hanoi, hence we need to maximise our time and spare no effort in embarking on our … Continue reading

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Au Co Cruise on Halong Bay

This had to be one of the earliest days that I had to wake up during my self-planned holiday trips…We were up and about by 7am, busy packing up our bags before dashing down for our breakfast. By 8am we … Continue reading

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Don’s Bistro, Hanoi

I only have time in Hanoi for 1 dinner and was deciding between the celebrity chef Bobby Chinn’s namesake restaurant or Don’s Bistro.  Both restaurants are actually in close proximity to each other in the Tay Ho (West Lake) area, … Continue reading

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Spices Garden @ Sofitel Legend Hotel Metropole, Hanoi

Having booked a cruise to see the beautiful Halong Bay, I was in a dilemma on whether to proceed with the trip after watching news of violent protests in some provinces in Vietnam. As it was a self-planned trip, we … Continue reading

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