Romantically Chaotic Hanoi

Wow, Hanoi, where do I start? 🙂 First of all I’d like to say that if it weren’t for my job, I would have probably never visited it. I am not even sure why but I am not much of a fan of Asian destinations. I do know Thailand has awesome beaches. Been there done that. But that’s about it, right? Wrong, of course. I know Asia has a lot to offer, I just couldn’t seem to find the opportunity to go back. Until this April when I needed to visit Hanoi on business. It was a tough bargain but I managed to find a good distributor for our products in Vietnam. And after one year of “online relationship” it […]

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5 things to see in Hanoi (Vietnam)

I visited Hanoi in April 2017 during my first business trip to Vietnam and Malaysia and I had just enough time to see & feel the city’s charm. Hanoi is very easy to explore, because most of the attractions are located around 2 lakes (both quite central), and the beauty of it is that you can rent a scooter and do it the way locals do – for tourists it might seem a bit chaotic, but it’s definitely exciting and memorable! Here are 5 things to see in Hanoi if you are visiting the city just for a day or two: 1. Old Quarter The easiest way to start exploring Hanoi is to book a hotel in the Old Quarter […]

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Romantično kaotični Hanoi (Vietnam)

Po dobrih 10 urah precej nemirnega leta je pogled z letala na neskončne zelene površine, številna jezera in živo pisane zaselke pravi balzam za oči in dušo. Hrupna vožnja s taksistom, ki ne zna niti besede angleško, malo manj. A občutek začasnega nelagodja mine že v hotelski recepciji, kjer me pričakajo trije prešerno nasmejani obrazi. Prvi mi postreže s pitajo in osvežujočim napitkom, drugi vzame moj potni list in se pohvali, da pozna Slovenijo, ker je gledal svetovno prvenstvo v nogometu, tretji pa drži v roki list z navodili in potrpežljivo čaka, da ga bom pripravljena poslušati. Navodila za »preživetje« so strnjena v petih točkah in se večinoma vrtijo okoli prometa in varnosti. Utrujena od dolge poti ga med branjem […]

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