Monthly Archive: February, 2015

My Top Ten Buildings in Hanoi

One of the things I love most about Hanoi is its architecture. It has a charm and character unlike anywhere else. Many cities in South East Asia have become all too generic, with the… Continue reading


Posing for Tet

I’ve done lots of posts in the past about the more obvious parts of Tet in Hanoi – namely the Peach branches and Kumquat trees which wizz about on motorbikes en route to… Continue reading


Hanoi’s Trees

One of the special features of Hanoi which make it such a beautiful and atmospheric city is its trees. The French introduced the western concept of boulevards lined with trees planted along the… Continue reading