Steve (elite user) Steve posted June 4th, 2007 at 10:59 pm to Shopping. Viewed 399 times. Answered 3 times.

Standalone air conditioner? Anyone know where I an purchase one of these, either new or second hand?

Bert Bert posted May 25th, 2007 at 9:23 am to Shopping. Viewed 212 times. Answered 4 times.

Anybody knows where you can buy Pita-bread in Hanoi? Preferred are the pocket-type ones... and to stay on the subject: Mussels. Anybody seen them at a market or shop? Thanks in advance....

mwestermann mwestermann posted May 12th, 2007 at 7:45 pm to Help!. Viewed 181 times. Answered 3 times.

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.

mwestermann mwestermann posted May 13th, 2007 at 1:11 am to Help!. Viewed 192 times. Answered once.

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 Can anyone give me an idea of the price?

joeburg joeburg posted May 29th, 2007 at 2:00 am to Culture. Viewed 228 times. Answered once.

Planning on moving to Hanoi in the summer. My daughter is quite advanced in music theory and piano and would like to continue her training. Any recommendation of a teacher/school would be appreciated.

simsam simsam posted May 13th, 2007 at 11:15 pm to Other. Viewed 216 times. Answered twice.

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!

Shineinthesun Shineinthesun posted May 16th, 2007 at 11:28 pm to Help!. Viewed 296 times. Answered 4 times.

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!

Bushcricket Bushcricket posted May 20th, 2007 at 1:06 pm to Culture. Viewed 235 times. Answered once.

Wanting to hire a good cover band for a party, Vietnamese or foreign, any ideas on any or where I can find out?

Chunnie Chunnie posted May 16th, 2007 at 8:29 pm to Help!. Viewed 229 times. Answered 3 times.

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.

grubby grubby posted May 10th, 2006 at 10:18 am to Paperwork. Viewed 318 times. Answered 3 times.

How long can I stay in Vietnam without a visa

beaton beaton posted December 21st, 2006 at 5:12 am to Culture. Viewed 219 times. Answered 5 times.

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

Brighde Brighde posted May 5th, 2007 at 11:23 am to Other. Viewed 444 times. Answered twice.

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...

hanoichick hanoichick posted March 25th, 2007 at 7:53 pm to Shopping. Viewed 202 times. Answered 4 times.

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!!!

sean sean posted April 29th, 2007 at 5:20 pm to Help!. Viewed 324 times. Answered twice.

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

Lily_ND Lily_ND posted March 31st, 2007 at 7:59 pm to Help!. Viewed 541 times. Answered 7 times.

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!

jenniferpowell jenniferpowell posted February 14th, 2007 at 11:58 pm to Shopping. Viewed 225 times. Answered 3 times.

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

melbimby melbimby posted April 16th, 2007 at 11:35 pm to Culture. Viewed 178 times. Answered twice.

Does anyone know if there's any sort of celebrations in Hanoi for Victory Day on the 30th of April?

beninhanoi beninhanoi posted April 23rd, 2007 at 5:24 pm to Other. Viewed 167 times. Answered 3 times.

Is anyone aware of a budget service that offers hotdesks for consultants?

bobthebob01 (elite user) bobthebob01 posted April 19th, 2007 at 10:21 pm to Help!. Viewed 368 times. Answered twice.

I need to transfer a VHS tape into DVD. Does anybody knows where to find a shop that provides this service

rayowenuk rayowenuk posted February 10th, 2007 at 8:03 am to Culture. Viewed 252 times. Answered once.

Does anyone know of a bar that holds a poker night?


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