Hà Nội Scribbles

Travel & Living in Hanoi, Vietnam. Sometimes not.

On the trail of Ho Chi Minh

Curiosity killed the cat. Satisfaction brought it back. In my case, it was a trip to Yen Nghia bus station to discover just what lay at the opposite end of … Continue reading

December 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Hanoi bus travel questions

Strangely, perhaps, bus travel in Hanoi appears to be a rich vein of observational comedy and wonder. Take the other night, for instance, I was on the 41 (bus 3 … Continue reading

September 29, 2019 · 1 Comment

Hanoi bus revelations

Just when you think you have got every possible permutation of Hanoi bus routes sorted, you find another option or two completely by accident. Lately, I have concluded that the … Continue reading

January 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Scanners are go

After a long lead-in time, the bus scanners on Hanoi’s Bus Rapid Transport route have finally came into operation. Contrary to previous blog posts, it wasn’t the chaos I was … Continue reading

October 14, 2018 · Leave a comment