Hi, We have been staying for the past 2 weeks in an hotel in the Old quarter - and will be staying over the TET holiday. Most of the staff will continue to work over this family celebration. Is there something we can buy them to let them know that we appreciate them - in line with TET gift giving? thanks,
Hi, I am wondering how EMS works as I could not find any good informations on their Website. Do I have to go to a special office or just to the main post office? Is it a good alternative to send a small and light parcel to France? I would like it not to take longer than 2 weeks and cost a lot... thanks!
an oxymoron for certain. im rebuilding a bike. buying parts from shops in the old quarter. the question: where do the shops get their parts from? they must come from somewhere. is there a supplier in Vietnam somewhere? stop laughing. i swear i saw a refurbished minsk with a beautiful new cylinder block and head the other day.
Moving from Hanoi to HMC and need to send a lot of books and stuff. I have to send my motorbike by train and am wondering about sending other stuff, books, clothing etc., etc., the same way. Has anyone here done such a move before and if so, how did you move your things from here to there (or there to here)? Your advice and tips are welcome.
Having had a recent clear out, I have about 50 items of clothing to throw out (I'm a big guy) and some shoes too. Anyone recommend where they can be donated? Would also need picking up from Tay Ho area... All clothes clean and in good condition - some unworn! Tks
I hate to admit that I've reached an age whereby I can't drink like a pub full of Irishmen into the wee hours and bounce out of bed bright and early next morn, ready to embrace the new day. I had a good run, but those hangover-free days are gone. Actually, I really don't have it too bad - my hangovers are generally pretty mild and can be chased away by paracetamol. But I remain a bit shaky, even though the headache's gone. A friend recommended Berocca - however he said his original supplier had shut up shop (a pharmacy on Ma May that's now a travel agency - what else?) and now he doesn't know where to get 'em. Anyone here know where these little red tabs of fizzy joy can be purchased?
Hello, is there a Cooking School here in Hanoi that offers a short course and can provide a certificate after completing a required number of hours? I really want to learn Vietnamese Cuisine. Information is very helpful. Thanks.
Hi my friends, I realize most books for learning Vietnamese sold in Hanoi were made by South people, which is a little bit difficult for me to teach Vietnamese for my foreign friends. Of course, basically it is the same, but sometimes the way they use the words I have never heard because I never live in the South, just in Hanoi. And now I found that Vietnamese book made by author Tran Hanh An that I borrowed from my Australian fellow employee is very useful. However she just has Survival Basic Level 1 and I try to find them in the book shops but it seems to me that just people who study Vietnamese at Hidden Hanoi can have them. The book has 3 parts: Survival Basic Level 1: Lessons 1 to 6 over 12 classes Intermidiate Level 2: Lessons 7 to 12 over 20 classes Advance Level 3: Les...
Hey guys, no joke concerning that question. I'd like to know if any body had an experience of 'swiming time' in the west lake. For some reasons, I would like to go in, even if I know that it's really dirty... not for hours and not every day ! So ?
Can someone tell a bit about the differences in styles of pho by province? No doubt most of us are familiar with regional differences in styles of Pho. But provincial variations, e.g., Nam Dinh Pho sounds like an interesting topic to learn more about. Perhaps a TNH member of Friends of Vietnam Heritage or Vietnam Culture and Life can fill us in. Thanks.
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