Does anybody know where to get the cheapest return air ticket to Hong Kong? I have searched high and low on the net and they are all in the vicinity of 500 USD which I think is outrageous compared to Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur where yiu can go for 50-75 USD.
Is there a place in Hanoi where I can have large (A0 and larger) color prints made in professional quality on good quality photo paper. I am thinking something along the lines of http://www.calypsoinc.com/ Can anyone give me an idea of the price?
I'm leaving Hanoi in a month's time after 7 months here and have accumulated "stuff" that I want to ship home to Australia. Can anyone recommend a shipping company that is reasonably priced and also reliable? Thanks in advance!
Hey, I want to rent a scooter from a reliable source in Hanoi. Does anyone have any recommendations as to a good rental company and also how much I’d be looking at paying? Any help you can give me is much appreciated!! Thanks heaps!
Hi, does anyone know of any good bakeries in town? I have been getting my supply of wholemeal bread from the supermarts but wonder if there's any nice bakeries that I can visit? Do let me know your recommendations.
Coming to to Hanoi and may be teaching English (like everyone else it seems). thinking of bringing up few good text books and dictionaries (eg Collins Cobuild). Is this an overkill?....are there plenty of good book stores up there with modern teaching stuff. Any help appreciated Philip Beaton
This was my New Year's Resolution and it is now May so I thought it was about time I got started on it. I was wondering if anyone knew of an environmental awareness group that was set up here in Hanoi, and if not I was thinking of perhaps setting one up and was wondering if anyone was interested in being involved with it. Most of the people who read this site are from Western countries and as such they waste and consume much more than most people in Vietnam. However, on a recent trip to Canada, I realised that it is now quite easy to live a 'low impact on the environment' life should you wish to. There are so many recycling possibilities, organic everything, natural or lower impact cleaning products for the house, public transport is SOMETIMES very good etc etc. This is a def incr...
Does anyone know where to buy tickets from Hanoi to Bangkok using cash? The Air Asia outlet we went to said they didn't accept cash there (go figure that they don't want our money?!?). My credit card has expired since coming here, so I can't buy them online. On a second note, does anyone know if its possible to use a friend's credit card if they aren't traveling with you, and without being asked to produce the card at check-in at the airport? We've had gracious offers from people to put the tickets on their card, but I'm afraid of being refused boarding due to the above mentioned scenarios, and don't really want to risk losing $400 US on a hope and prayer. Any advice would be appreciated as we want to travel next week. Thanks all!!!
hi. i am thinking of opening a quality pool bar and wanted to ask, how much would it cost to open new venue with say 10 to 15 tables with bar and seating area. how difficult to obtain visa/work permit. and any other things i should know about opening a business....thanks
Hello, A group of us (7) will be in Hanoi for approximately a month to receive extra training in Trad Medicine. We were wondering if you could recommend a hotel near Lenin Park as the hospital is located on Nguyen Binh Khiem. An alternative we were thinking in terms of accomodation is renting a house or villa around the area. Do you think this is a good idea? Thanks for your input!
Hi, I need a place where I can make a huge amount of color copies, or prints, whatever works best, that can bind them. Preferably wire binding. If so can someone please post this information? Hint, I need to get this done before Tet, so big rush! Thanks Jennifer
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