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Where to stay in Hanoi

Where to stay in Hanoi Vietnam for a First Time Traveller

Planning your first trip to Hanoi? It is extremely important to know the areas that best suited for you for a fabulous, hassle-free holiday in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. Hanoi is a charming city and is extremely easy to explore if you are willing to skiddle through the traffic here. People here are ever so welcoming and warm, that its easy to forget that you are in a different country. Dotted with amazing French inspired architecture, beautiful lakes and tranquil Buddhist pagodas among others, the pictures taken in this city can adhere to that. With several districts segregating the city it makes life easier for travellers. Each district of Hanoi has its own flavour and way of offering experiences ranging from dining, shopping, nightlife, etc to accommodations that suits all types of budget. We will cover off all types of Hanoi accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Hanoi hotels…
The Ultimate Guide to Hanoi

The Ultimate Guide to Hanoi

Hanoi, Vietnam, also written as Ha Noi, is the capital and second most populous city in the country. It’s a vibrant, lively and often chaotic place that continues to thrive and draw in tourists from all over the globe. With French and Chinese influences, the architecture is incredibly appealing and colourful, making it ideal for both budding and professional photographers. Hanoi is a fantastic destination for any curious traveller to immerse themselves in a different culture and observe a different way of life. This Ultimate Guide to Hanoi Vietnam will introduce you to all of the top Hanoi highlights, and hopefully get you inspired to start planning your trip as soon as possible! Plan your trip to Vietnam Need data for your trip to France? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on…
How to haggle in Vietnam

How to haggle in Vietnam

With a rich and diverse history, internationally renowned cuisine, and some of the friendliest people one could meet, Vietnam is growing in popularity with travellers of all types. Officially called the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, it’s located on the easternmost part of the Indochina Peninsula, right in the middle of the group of countries commonly known as Southeast Asia. The country is long and thin, stretching vertically up the coast of the peninsula, and features 3,260 kilometres of coastline. This makes it the perfect place to get some RnR on the beach while sampling the country's amazing cuisine, and of course, doing a spot of shopping. Although Vietnam has a rich and varied ancient history, after the Vietnam war it was impoverished and politically isolated until the government initiated reforms in 1986. Since then, the economic growth rate has been among the highest in the world, evidenced by the…