How to experience life on the Hanoi train tracks by way of the famed Train Street. Updated August 2021: As of mid-October 2019, tourists are no longer allowed to stand outside by the rails of Train Street. However, you can go inside one of the bars lining the tracks and watch from there. Views would …

Looking to make a wish in Southeast Asia? You are not alone. Here’s how and why you should join in the ritual of wish-making in Vietnam and Laos. Outside of temples and padogas across Southeast Asia, there are cages full of tiny birds. If you buy a bird and release it, this symbolic gift of …

The food in Hanoi is – without question – some of the very best that I’ve had in all of Southeast Asia, which is why I’m so glad I went on a Hanoi food tour! Much of the culinary life in Hanoi takes place right on the sidewalk – from cooking soft-shell crabs to shelling …