Posts tagged hanoi
the big guide to Hanoi, Vietnam: how to get there, where to stay, what to eat, + what to do

Hanoi, Vietnam, is a city filled with culture, good coffee, art, history, and really affordable food! What’s not to love?! After visiting the city quite a few times, and loving it more with each return, I’ve finally put together a big guide to Vietnam’s capital. Whether you’re looking for the best things to see, cultural things to do, or places to eat, this guide has it all for you.

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an Instagram guide to Hanoi, Vietnam: 5 classic places for photos + a map to help you find them

Vietnam in general is a very photogenic country. Upon every return trip, I find my eye glued to the viewfinder of my camera, getting trigger happy with the shutter button. My most recent trip to Hanoi proved that my love affair with Vietnam’s aesthetics is never-ending. For those new to the capital, overwhelmed by the affordable local food, derelict cafés, and French colonial architecture, here are 5 quintessentially “Hanoi” Instagram spots you’re likely to fall in love with photographing!

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a café guide to Hanoi, Vietnam: where to find quirky cafés, prime work spaces, + the very best coffee

Vietnam runs on coffee. And not in a way that many modern cities do, where Instagram-worthy interiors drive business. In Vietnam, coffee is not a trend but rather a ceremonious part of the local lifestyle. I knew it the first time I stepped foot in the country that we were akin that way— a deep love not only for the taste of espresso, but an appreciation for the ritual of coffee.

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a guide to Hanoi's Train Street: where to find it, when to go, + what to know

In the midst of the chaotic streets of Old Quarter is a truly one-of-a-kind railroad. High speed locomotives come barreling through the residential area known as “Train Street’ to Hanoi tourists and Trân Phù to the city’s locals. You’ve probably seen train street slathered across your Instagram feed. What makes it so photo-worthy is that it operates like most other streets in the Vietnamese capital, with the difference being a massive, fast-moving train’s tracks in sitting in place of a paved road.

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where to find the best vegetarian food in Hanoi, Vietnam: veggie restaurants + what to order

Vegetarians and vegans won’t go hungry in Hanoi thanks to the city being filled with damn good, affordable food. Like the many other destinations I’ve had the privilege of visiting in Vietnam, the food in Hanoi is overwhelming good. While the food is delicious, the veggie restaurant scene isn’t as booming in Hanoi as it is in Hoi An. That’s why I’ve put together a list of my favourite veggie food spots for those visiting Hanoi looking for the right place to grab a meal— to make it easy for ya!

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