How do I get from Hanoi to Halong Bay? It takes between 2.5 and 3 hours to travel from Hanoi to Halong Bay by car or van. With…

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From Hanoi, it’s just over a 2 hour drive to the east coast and out over the sea bridge to the tiny island of Cat Hai. From here…

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Pho is considered a national dish for the Vietnamese. To some extent, it is held as a reflection of the heritage and daily life of the people of…

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The capture of the city was preceded by Operation Frequent Wind, the evacuation of almost all the American civilian and military personnel in Saigon, along with tens of…

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Alternative names pot-au-pho Course Main course Place of origin Vietnam Region or state Hanoi Invented 1900–1907 Is Pho from North or South Vietnam? The history of Pho began…

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From 1954 to 1975 Vietnam was divided into two countries, North Vietnam (the Democratic Republic of Vietnam) and South Vietnam (the Republic of Vietnam). After its defeat at…

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Ho Chi Minh is not a mere agent of Communist China… He is a bona fide nationalist revolutionary, the leader of his country’s rebellion against French colonialism. ……

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Prices currently hover around US$25 for a man’s shirt, or US$50 for a cotton dress. If a suit costs around US$100, make sure the fabric and handiwork is…

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What should I not miss in Hanoi? 16 Things to Do in Hanoi That You Can’t Miss [Updated] 1.1 Visit the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long. 1.2 Attend…

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Hoi An Ancient Town is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. Its buildings and its street…

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