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Travel & Living in Hanoi, Vietnam. Sometimes not.

Tag Archives: Old Quarter

The certainty of three

Stuff always happens in threes. I should have acknowledged that after our taxi to Hanoi’s Old Quarter T-boned a motorcyclist at an intersection. If I had been on the ball, … Continue reading

July 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

Taxing journey from Hanoi Old Quarter

It should have dawned on me before now, Grab Car drivers are weekend cabbies paying for their fuel for the rest of the week. Actually having a rudimentary grasp of … Continue reading

August 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Scotland in Hanoi

Sometimes a sound, smell or taste can instantly transport you through time and space. Not literally, but metaphorically. Be it a taste of home made fruit juice transporting you back … Continue reading

June 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Name that tune

From a movie…but which one?

May 27, 2017 · Leave a comment