Hà Nội Scribbles

Travel & Living in Hanoi, Vietnam. Sometimes not.

Traveler’s tale – Vietnam’s Bát Trang Three

I have written before about events happening in threes. This time the pattern involved food – of one description or another – during a trip to the Bát Trang pottery … Continue reading

January 13, 2020 · 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

What’s in a name?

I have just had to rewrite what I know of the geography of Hanoi. Despite living in the Vietnamese capital on and off for four years, it’s only now that … Continue reading

April 27, 2019 · 3 Comments

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