When boarding a train from Dong Ha to Hanoi prepare to be wowed by Vietnamese hospitality. In all the cabins there is air-conditioning, WiFi, charger sockets and clean sheets. There are bathrooms in each carriage. This is an overnight journey so wear comfortable clothes and download movies and music to get you through it.
When in Hanoi, eat local! We understand if you miss pizza or a good curry, but forgo your cravings and give into some hearty noodle soup or some fried rice.
Want to make the journey from Hanoi to Sapa, or vice versa? Here`s a comprehensive review of the new VIP buses in Vietnam that make the journey regularly.
Traveling with dietary restrictions is often daunting, but not in Vietnam. Because much of the food here is plant-based, Vegetarians, in fact, have it easy!