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Hanoi

Post by JUDGEDREDD » Fri Jan 31, 2020 9:13 pm

Heading there around March time,

Just wanted to get a bit of info from people on the ground (Or experienced Hanoi(ers)), namely have you got any must check locations for eating? Are there any gyms you could recommend (Bluesky seems alright, 2$ a session but wouldn't mind something a little less and maybe more towards the old quarter) Have any of you attended a football match there (Soccer if you really must America)? OR anything not on the usual internet that could be worth knowing or creating some discussion about?

I thank you kindly for your time and look forward to the minor squabbles in the comments section
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Re: HANOI

Post by Clemen » Fri Jan 31, 2020 9:33 pm

CAN I SQUABBLE ABOUT ALL CAPS? Seriously though, I have nothing to add to this discussion, sorry. Except giving you a bump
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Re: Hanoi

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Re: Hanoi

Post by hanno » Mon Feb 03, 2020 9:51 am

My favorite restaurant at the moment is T-Art. Vietnamese lady that used to work at Sofitel and does amazing Vietnamese food. Also try a Pho Thin, the best one is on 13 Lo Duc. 4P's Pizzas are great but book in advance. Visit the museum of Ethnology.
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Re: Hanoi

Post by Anthony's Weiner » Mon Feb 03, 2020 10:41 am

hanno wrote:
Mon Feb 03, 2020 9:51 am
My favorite restaurant at the moment is T-Art. Vietnamese lady that used to work at Sofitel and does amazing Vietnamese food. Also try a Pho Thin, the best one is on 13 Lo Duc. 4P's Pizzas are great but book in advance. Visit the museum of Ethnology.
I would add the Temple of Literature
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Re: Hanoi

Post by Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Mon Feb 03, 2020 11:18 am

It's by far my favourite vietnamese city to just stroll around in. Good place to soak in the culture or people watch while having a bia hoi or a coffee/tea.
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Re: Hanoi

Post by hanno » Mon Feb 03, 2020 11:24 am

Anthony's Weiner wrote:
Mon Feb 03, 2020 10:41 am
hanno wrote:
Mon Feb 03, 2020 9:51 am
My favorite restaurant at the moment is T-Art. Vietnamese lady that used to work at Sofitel and does amazing Vietnamese food. Also try a Pho Thin, the best one is on 13 Lo Duc. 4P's Pizzas are great but book in advance. Visit the museum of Ethnology.
I would add the Temple of Literature
Sure, but I read it as the OP wanting recommendations away from the usual tourist haunts.

Further suggestions: Women's museum, Police museum, Security museum. All little visited.

Take note that walking street and the Hoan Kiem area being closed off on weekends have all been suspended due to Corona. I should think football matches will follow suit.
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Re: Hanoi

Post by Cowshed Cowboy » Mon Feb 03, 2020 1:49 pm

I'd appreciate Judgedredd if you could give a little post trip report with your thoughts. I'm booked for my first trip in April, so any feedback gratefully received.
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Re: Hanoi

Post by hanno » Mon Feb 03, 2020 1:59 pm

I just came back from Ha Noi. Pollution was awful, all public performances have been cancelled, pharmacies have run out of face masks and hand sanitizer. Apart from that, it was all good.
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Re: Hanoi

Post by Cowshed Cowboy » Mon Feb 03, 2020 2:08 pm

hanno wrote:
Mon Feb 03, 2020 1:59 pm
I just came back from Ha Noi. Pollution was awful, all public performances have been cancelled, pharmacies have run out of face masks and hand sanitizer. Apart from that, it was all good.
Lol, cheers Hanno. I've paid for the flight which wasn't expensive but I can always cancel the accommodation closer to the date if I deem it too risky with ongoing developments.
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