Finally you don’t have to feel guilty about not doing any of your errands!
One year after the opening of their flagship store in the Vietnam, in Ho Chi Minh City, Spanish fashion brand Zara are now open for business in Hanoi too.
From a country with no knowledge of the cuisine beyond its borders, to a place that sports international cuisine from every corner of the globe. That is the fate of Vietnam in the 20 years since the US lifted the trade embargo.
From wine distributor to restaurateur, Cyprien Pierlovisi is the inspiration behind the chain of Cousins restaurants in Hanoi.
A restaurant with the MasterChef name attached to it sets up a series of expectations; décor, vibe and, of course, the food.
Being a big fan of cats in cafés, I was thrilled to see that Ban Café has its very own feline mascot. On a recent visit, Bong (Ban Café cat number three — his two predecessors are missing in action) was lounging comfortably on a large floor cushion by an open window, without a care in the world. And that probably sums up the Ban Café vibe; it’s a great place to chill.
Four dinners, four erstwhile chefs, and four nights of great food. Edward Dalton and three other hosts prepare dinner parties and get marked on how well they do. For the first time ever, the popular British cooking show, Come Dine with Me, has come to Hanoi — kind of.
Who needs books or movies to take a break from reality when you’ve got escape rooms?
From utopian dream to tourist attraction. Such is the fate of this housing complex on the outskirts of Hanoi. Emily Arntsen heads to Hanoi’s very own ghost town.