Hà Nội Scribbles

Travel & Living in Hanoi, Vietnam. Sometimes not.

Tag Archives: speaking Vietnamese

Confused of Hanoi

Maybe it was the change of weather or a bad wind, but I was utterly foxed the other day when a complete stranger thrust his phone into my hand. To … Continue reading

October 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

More adventures learning Vietnamese with the security guard

Despite our dubious abilities to speak English and Vietnamese, lunch time lessons with the bảo vệ continue on a regular basis, a linguistic punctuation to the working day. Against the … Continue reading

September 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

Vietnam in ten internet searches

If you have never been to Vietnam before it can be somewhat baffling to begin with. So, with that in mind, here’s my top ten Google searches to help speed … Continue reading

June 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

Vietnamese numberology

One of the first things you should learn in Vietnam is how to count. Getting this sorted makes life a lot easier. With that in mind, here’s a little phonetic … Continue reading

June 11, 2019 · Leave a comment