Is fruit relatively expensive here or am I being overcharged? For example, I've paid 75 cents for a mango from two different street vendors here and they cost about a dollar at Asian markets in the U.S. Today I got some strawberries from a lady on a bicycle and she wanted to charge me 30k but ended up taking 10K. I don't know how much they weighed but it wasn't much - maybe enough to fill a coffee mug. Does that sound right? Thanks
Can you buy/sell Onitsuka Tiger Trainers made in Vietnam online? Back in the UK now and they're quite pricey. Wondering if there's a place where I could pick up something similar to the 500'000 Dong I paid new in Hoan Kiem online. Checked FB mkt place/ebay/amazon - usual suspects, nothing. Thanks x.
Hi Everyone Some questions about Squash, the game, not the food. a) Are the squash courts at the Hanoi Club the only ones in town? b) If they are can you pay a day rate and play, as $3000 a year is too steep for my pockets? c) If there are others, where are they and can you pay daily or do you to have to join? d) If any one is a member of the Hanoi Club and would like to play - please get in touch! Average ability. e) I am also a qualified teacher and coach, so if you would like some tuition also get in touch we can work out payment details later. Many Thanks Mike McDonald
Hi, I am coming to Hanoi for 10 days at the end of October, and I would like to learn woodblock printmaking. I have done some etching and mokuhanga as well, but I am far from being an expert. I would be interested in printing blocks on fabric. There is a great tradition and skill in Vietnam, but browsing the web I have not been able to find any workshops or classes. I would be looking to spend around 4 hours a day learning the craft during my stay. I would be grateful if you could give me some guidance. Recommendations on where to buy art supplies in Hanoi (tools, ink, paper) would also be most welcome. Thanks in advance Marta
Hi there, Was wondering if anyone could help ? My husband has signed us up to a house that really isn't appropriate as stairs etc are a safety issue for my small children, I know I can baby proof the stairs but everything but a small lounge room is upstairs which means we don't actually utilize any other part of the house as that would involve lugging 2 kids up 4 flights of stairs go use the rooftop terrace as well as drinks food etc that we would need when up there. He Has signed us up for a 12 month lease and want to know the likelihood of getting out of this. Also the contract states that by September (been here sin July) we have to cough up the entire 12 months rent in advance (in 3 month blocks of payment since July) is this normal ? It's an awful lot of money to pay upfron...
I teach Japanese and am looking for private space in Cau Giay or Tay Ho district, Hanoi. I have lessons occasionally so just want to use in short time (2 hours) once a week or 2 weeks. Usually I have lessons just for 2 or 3 people so small space is enough. But hope tables, chairs, wifi, air conditioner are equipped and it is quiet. Rooms in local houses are also acceptable for me as long as fee is cheap. (Some offices or buildings also provide temporally meeting rooms but their fee didn’t meet my budget..) Pls let me know if you can suggest a good place.
Hi I’m looking for a place with one year contract preferably walking distance to this address. Please contact me if you have any or may know someone.Alley 689 Lạc Long Quân, phường Phú Thượng, quận Tây Hồ, Hà Nội.
The Hanoi Dragons are looking for boys between 12-13 to play in the U13. Our pitches are at UNIS and the waterpark. The Training is Wednesday and Saturday. Please PN to me. For more Information https://hanoidragonsfc.weebly.com/
Does anyone know of any tai chi evening classes in hoan kiem tay ho or ba dinh district? i know they do tai chi at hoan kiem lake early mornings but i start work very early so i can only do evening classes, let me know thanks
Hi, I was wondering if anyone knows where you can dispose of batteries responsibly? I've developed quite a stash over the year and was hoping I would stumble across a facility somewhere, but haven't found anything? Alternatively, are they of value to the rubbish collectors or anybody else? Cheers
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