Curtain up: The streets of Hanoi, a huge stage!

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The spectacle presented in the streets of Hanoi is still fascinating and exciting for me. The daily life in Vietnam takes place almost completely outside. Streets and sidewalks turn into a stage. If I walk down the street, I find myself suddenly surrounded by a curious sight: A barber, who has his salon right next […]
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The turtle of Hồ Hoàn Kiếm

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An entire city is concerned. Concerned about a turtle, one of the last four surviving turtles of this kind. I talk about the famous turtle in Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi. The “sacred turtle” is an example of living history, a symbol of Vietnam’s independence from the heel of the Chinese occupiers. The turtle is […]
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3 million for the Backstreet Boys

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It is known for some time that the Backstreet Boys will go on a world tour and, therefore, give two concerts in Vietnam. Lan had indicated that she is interested in this concert. Exactly one week ago, the sales of the tickets began, and since then she is reminding me every day. So I allowed […]
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Check-in at 1 cent Hotel in Hanoi

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After a 26-hour journey via South Korea I arrived at Hanoi Noi Bai Airport last night. With the Invitation Letter from Vietnam Destination I received a “Visa upon Arrival” within a few minutes. That was about 40 € cheaper than a visa issued by the Vietnamese Embassy in Germany. At the airport a driver from […]
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Delicacies of the Vietnamese Cuisine – Trứng Vịt Lộn

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So far, I haven’t written much about the Vietnamese cuisine. This has two main reasons. First of all, I cannot cook at all. And as long as I get many delicious things for little money on the market, I am way too lazy to really learn how to cook. The Vietnamese cuisine is among the […]
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