Hà Nội Scribbles

Travel & Living in Hanoi, Vietnam. Sometimes not.

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More stuff that bugs me

Stuff that bugs me, part 96 of an ongoing series. Mainly Facebook, people and Vietnamese traffic to be honest, so expect strong language from the start and throughout. 1) When … Continue reading

June 29, 2019 · 2 Comments

A day off in Vietnam

After Independence Day and May Day there is a very long stretch of time almost completely devoid of public holidays bar the Hung Kings. To address this long haul to … Continue reading

October 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

Ten unaltering facts of life in Vietnam

Ten things that won’t change any time soon in Vietnam, according to Hà Nội Scribbles anyway. Sometimes it’s reassuring to know that whatever else happens around you, some things are … Continue reading

July 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Questions to ponder while riding the bus in Hanoi

Yet more random thoughts that occur while riding the bus in Hanoi. Do dogs ever think to themselves, “Wouldn’t it be great to have hands?” as they struggle to pick … Continue reading

March 26, 2018 · Leave a comment