50 things you can do in the Old Quarters of Hanoi

Hanoi used to be a tiny town which is even tinier than it is now. Speaking from the perspective of a Jakarta immigrant, I can’t believe I did so much whining about having to commute from the West Side to the Old Quarters for work. Some of my colleagues in Jakarta commute from Bogor to…

3 live music cafe in Hanoi for rock music diggers

THE DOORS CAFE (11 Hang Chinh St., Hoan Kiem) An amazing place for young Pink Floydians. Something like this was still a myth ten years ago. Having Pink Floyd music reenacted and the band guitarist is older than your dad. There’s another, younger and more complete, playing Pink Floyd, and I’d say old or young, they are all…