Travel Guide to Hanoi, Vietnam
Your comprehensive guide to traveling in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. Get essential travel information on the city's history, transportation, dining and attractions
Guide to Noi Bai International Airport, Hanoi, Vietnam
Before flying into Hanoi, read about the Vietnamese capital city's main air gateway: Noi Bai Airport. Essential information for air travelers include transportation from the airport, nearby hotels, and travel tips.
Hanoi Transportation: Getting In and Getting Around
A list of transportation options getting in, around, and out of Hanoi, Vietnam - all about Hanoi's taxis, buses, trains, xe om, and cyclo
Hotels in Hanoi, Vietnam
A complete list of hotels in Hanoi, Vietnam - from the French Quarter to the West Lake to hostels and budget hotels in the Old Quarter tourist precinct
A Menu of Must-Try Dishes in Hanoi, Vietnam
Learn about Hanoi's most-beloved dishes: products of intense regional rivalries, these delicious culinary preparations are proudly Hanoi-made, available in many a street stall along the Old Quarter.
Seven Must-See Sights in Hanoi, Vietnam
Don't say you've been to Hanoi in Vietnam until you visit all of these seven must-see sights. The destinations listed below encapsulate the breadth of the Vietnamese cultural and historical experience, from the country's founding as a Chinese vassal state a thousand years in the past, to its liberation from French and American colonial powers.
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum - Hanoi, Vietnam
An overview of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi, Vietnam, which contains the embalmed body of the Vietnamese leader
Hoa Lo Prison - the "Hanoi Hilton"
A preview of the notorious "Hanoi Hilton", or Hoa Lo Prison, where American POWs were imprisoned and tortured during the Vietnam War
The Ho Chi Minh Museum
A museum embodying the deep reverence Vietnamese have for their paramount founding father, Ho Chi MInh - located near Ba Dinh Square in Hanoi, Vietnam.
A Tour of "Hanoi Hilton" - the Infamous Hoa Lo Prison in Hanoi, Vietnam
A walking tour of Hoa Lo Prison, more popularly known as the "Hanoi Hilton", a war museum near the French Quarter of Hanoi, Vietnam.
The Presidential Palace in Hanoi, Vietnam
An introduction to the Presidential Palace near Ba Dinh Square in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Ho Chi Minh Stilt House, Hanoi
An introduction to Ho Chi Minh's stilt house, part of the Presidential Palace complex near Ba Dinh Square in Hanoi, Vietnam.
The One Pillar Pagoda, Hanoi, Vietnam
A short introduction to the One Pillar Pagoda in Vietnam, an iconic temple in Hanoi's Ba Dinh District
Bars, Pubs, and Live Entertainment in Hanoi, Vietnam
Most of Hanoi's nightlife is centered around Hoan Kiem Lake and the Old Quarter. Police interference has kept Hanoi's nightlife under strict control, with most establishments closing long before midnight. Don't let that put you off, however - try the places we've listed below and you'll be able to see a side of Hanoi that doesn't get much play...
Walking Through Hoan Kiem Lake - Hanoi, Vietnam
Read about Hanoi's Hoan Kiem Lake, a charming pocket of the Vietnamese capital abutting the Old Quarter.
Temple of Literature - Ancient University in Hanoi, Vietnam
A description and walk-through of Hanoi's historic (and storied) Temple of Literature, a millennium-old Confucian structure in the heart of Hanoi
Shopping at the Old Quarter, Hanoi, Vietnam
All about shopping in the Old Quarter in Hanoi, Vietnam - where shoppers can get great bargains on silks, lacquerware, and so much more!
Vietnam Train Travel from Hanoi to Hue via Livitrans
A full review of the Vietnam train experience riding from Hanoi to Hue, via Livitrans on the Reunification Express.