Vietnam

Hanoi: Street markets

There are so many markets in Hanoi - it's difficult not to visit them. I love all the small street markets that seem to are dotted around the city - you just walk a few steps and suddenly in a corner or alleyway is a market with young girls and old ladies selling local produce.… Continue reading Hanoi: Street markets

Hong Kong, Vietnam

Hanoi: Quan Ba flower night market

Back to my posts about Hanoi...While our main plan was to only relax in Hanoi and drink Vietnamese coffee, we agreed that we would spend one day photo shooting. We decided to get up at 4am in the morning, so we could visit the Quan Ba flower market. This is a wholesale flower market which… Continue reading Hanoi: Quan Ba flower night market

Hong Kong

Hanoi: Old quarter and St. Joseph’s Cathedral

St. Joseph's Cathedral resembles Notre Dame de Paris - of course, once you look around the cathedral there are lots of small shops, markets and streets that look like anything else than shops, markets and streets you would find in Europe! You are in Asia, in Hanoi, so there are lots of fresh food stalls,… Continue reading Hanoi: Old quarter and St. Joseph’s Cathedral

Vietnam

Hanoi: Hoan Kiem Lake and Water Puppet Theater

Even if you don't see all the temples or pagodas in Hanoi, one thing you can't miss is the Hoan Kiem Lake - it's right in the centre of the historical centre of Hanoi. It is one of the scenic spots in the city. The Hoan Kiem Lake was once a part of the Red… Continue reading Hanoi: Hoan Kiem Lake and Water Puppet Theater