Eating at Xôi Yến Restaurant along Nguyen Huu Huan Street is a must for those visiting the Old Quarter in Hanoi. Virtually a local legend, it is constantly filled with hearty eaters thanks to its delicious sticky rice bowls. Xoi is a traditional Vietnamese dish made from rice and corn and topped […]
Perfect weather at 15 degrees, breath-taking landscapes, wonderful food, friendly people… these are what I remember of my first visit to Hanoi 11 years ago. Did you know that Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam? Yup, it’s not the bustling Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC, formerly Saigon) as many may initially think. Of course […]
Beginning today, I am starting a photographic series featuring mementos from my travels. Shown above are some I have collected from my recent travel to Hanoi, Vietnam. Can you guess what I did? Watch out for my Hanoi series next week! Happy weekend and safe travels, everyone!
Walking around the Lake near the Old Quarter in Hanoi yesterday, I chanced upon this ironwork that was placed at the foot of a tree. I just love the thoughtful inclusion of the traditional Vietnamese house in the design. A note about Footnote: Footnote is an ongoing photo series featuring my, well… feet, taken in […]