Top Reasons To Add Hanoi, Vietnam To Your Bucket List!
the night trying to find a reliable place to send my application to. I tried one place only to get an auto-response statin that I would receive my Visa in two days. Two days? You don’t understand! I’m traveling tomorrow!
I finally found a place, which I mentioned in my Bali article, called the Vietnam eVisa Department. They were beyond my expectations: very responsive to all my questions, very affordable, and are open 24 hours a day. Vietnam eVisa handled everything and upon my arrival, they met me with a sign and did all the leg work while I sat and waited to receive my Visa. I don’t recommend waiting until the last minute, but if you do Vietnam Evisa is the place to go.
What I took away the most from this trip, outside of visiting the emerald waters of Halong Bay, is that crossing streets in Hanoi is not for the weak because they don’t have traffic lights. You will get the maximum workout trying to cross their streets. It’s a strategy you prepare for each day you’re there that becomes more amusing as your visit progresses. I’m not quite sure how I made it crossing each day. Some days I’d wait for the Vietnamese people to cross then cross with them and some days I just did a free for all. I am still here to tell you about it!
I stayed at the Hilton Hanoi Opera which is right next door to the Hanoi Opera House. Binh Minh’s Jazz Club, Motorbike Tours, and the Museum of Vietnamese History are all within walking distance. The area I stayed in was a combination of high end and