Winter holidays – Vietnam 2: Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh City

Day 6 – Hanoi I was due to check out at 12 noon. I had breakfast and then went for a wander around the city, particularly to the lake. I also wanted to see what the traffic situation was like. It was quieter, and there was less traffic. The lake area, however, seemed particularly busy. …

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Winter holidays – Vietnam Part 1: Hanoi (Day 2)

Day 2 – Hanoi My first full day in Hanoi. I went for breakfast in the hotel – which had a decent range of things. You could have traditional Vietnamese beef noodle soup called Poh, fruit, toast (French or otherwise), bacon, eggs etc, pancakes, crème caramel … lots available. The hotel also gave me a …

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