Hà Nội Scribbles

Travel & Living in Hanoi, Vietnam

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 – feeding fish … Continue reading

July 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Before Top Gear – Vietnam Special

Before Top Gear – Vietnam Special inspired thousands of Brits to book their holidays to Vietnam, Jeremy Clarkson was here before. Some 25 years ago or so ago, the then … Continue reading

July 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

Vietnam in 10 internet searches (Newbie Guide)

If you have never been to Vietnam before it can be somewhat baffling. So, here are my top 10 Google searches to help make sense of Vietnam. In no particular … Continue reading

June 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

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