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Our own little corner of Hanoi

Although I couldn’t get excited about the prospect of certain local specialities (notably dog), the description of recommended restaurants in the Lonely Planet guide meant that I arrived in Hanoi with fairly high expectations that a) we would eat well, and b) you would get… Read More

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Our third stop up the coast of Vietnam was Hue, which we reached after a four-hour bus trip from Hoi An.  This was our only bus trip during daylight hours, and it was lovely to see some of the coastline…when I could manage to tear… Read More

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Hoi An

We spent three nights in Hoi An, a beautiful old town about halfway up the coast of Vietnam.  It was low tourist season, and the quiet streets were so restful after the constant buzz of Saigon.  Hoi An is located on the river Thu Bon… Read More