Vietnam

The Golden Cyclo Hotel – Hanoi

The Golden Cyclo Hotel – Hanoi

I was in Hanoi a few months ago, and stayed at The Golden Cyclo Hotel. When I arrived, my room was canceled. This turned out to be my Norwegian travel agents fault (that’s what you get for using a travel agent), as I had prepaid […]

Cruise in Halong Bay

Cruise in Halong Bay

Halong Bay is a Unesco World Heritage Site a few hours out of Hanoi. Due to heavy traffic, getting there took me around 4 hours by car. The roads are a bit bumpy, but it’s otherwise a nice ride. I got to see a part […]

Shopping for silk in Hanoi

Shopping for silk in Hanoi

When visiting Vietnam there’s no need to google what to buy. Because we all want beautiful silk, don’t we! Hang Gai is the silk street in Hanoi, and I absolutely love it. Hang Gai is in the middle of the old town, with those small […]

Falling in love with Hanoi

Falling in love with Hanoi

From I was a little girl, Vietnam has always been a magic country far away. My mom studied in the US, and her best friend in university was from Vietnam. She’s visited us in Norway, sent me Christmas presents from Vietnam when I grew up, […]