Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam, located in the north of the country.The airport Noi Bai is located 35 km from the city center. The road out there is very well developed, so that one is by taxi or shuttle bus in about three quarters of an hour in the city. Taxi: fixed price of $ 15 U.S. dollars, minibus: $ 3 U.S. dollars (as of November 2009). 7 or 17 bus line to the city center, 5,000 VND (01/2011).
For shopping, the town is around the Hoan Kiem lake is best. Arts and crafts, souvenirs and other things found in the narrow alleys. Prices are negotiable, you should be able to achieve about two-thirds to three quarters of that price. The price level is generally very low. who himself did not have as much fun shopping, but the hustle and bustle does not want to miss that should be in one of the countless small shops to settle, the Bia Hoi offer. A beer on tap – very similar to lager. The price was (2005) at about 0.10 / cents for a 0.4 liter glass. Freshly tapped and cool. The trick is not so much the beer (tasty and extremely cheap) but the fact that it sits mostly on small plastic chairs in front of the little shops and so right in the hustle and bustle of Old Town. As you can stand it a few times and experienced a lot more than if they themselves jostling through the souvenir shops. A perfect place for locals to come with this week.
Restaurants are more than enough of the countless Strassenkuechen to the finest restaurant. The blow would probably Aufzaehlung of the frame, but there are certain tips that can publish it here and should.