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Travel & Living in Hanoi, Vietnam. Sometimes not.

Tag Archives: Vietnamese culture

Vietnam is more than a war

Fifty years after the end of the war, Vietnam is still being framed and referenced as a war movie. The latest cinematic offering is Danger Close: The Battle of Long … Continue reading

August 15, 2019 · 1 Comment

10 things to count on in Vietnam

After living in Vietnam for some time it becomes clear that while there are surprises on a daily basis, there are an equal number of things you can count on … Continue reading

August 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

Red river, pink river in Hanoi

Ever wondered why the Red River in Ha Noi is so called? In Vietnamese, the ‘Sông Hồng’, which creates the bend in which Ha Noi is built, translates confusingly as … Continue reading

August 3, 2019 · 1 Comment

New vids on Hà Nội Scribbles YouTube

Just had a long overdue dump of new videos on the Hanoi Scribbles YouTube channel, so get yourself over there and take a look. Three new vids – fishing feed … Continue reading

July 17, 2019 · Leave a comment