Hà Nội Scribbles

Writing & Living in Hanoi, Vietnam

Life hacking Vietnam

Every day is a learning experience in Vietnam. Travel or live here, and you can’t help but learn new stuff on an almost daily basis. Things may be Vietnamese people … Continue reading

October 6, 2019 · 1 Comment

More adventures learning Vietnamese with the security guard

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

September 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

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 (Guide)

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

August 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

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