Dong Xuan market

Although located in the heart of the Old Quarters, the market is fairly young compared with the surrounding streets. It used to be an empty lot in front of Huyen Thien pagoda. Old Hanoi ... Continue Reading →

Western Market in Hanoi (Cho Tay)

Like its name, “Cho Tay” or Western Market, located along the West Lake is a weekend market which mostly serves foreign expats (often mentioned as tây) in Hanoi. The market was ... Continue Reading →

What to buy in Ha Noi

You are in Hanoi for the first time and being allured by its diverse range of goods that you don’t know which ones are the essential you should buy? This article is going to make ... Continue Reading →

Shopping in Hanoi

If you want to catch the cultural quintessences of Vietnam, first visit Hanoi and if you want to catch the quintessence of Hanoi’s cultures, then come first to the Old Quarter. This ... Continue Reading →

Ben Thanh Market

Believe it or not, even though you have spent years shopping at several malls and commercial centers that shopping has become a boring and ordinary task to you, exploring an Asian ... Continue Reading →

What to buy in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City – What to buy ? This article points out some insiders’ recommendations for visitors who are at a loss for ideas of what to bring home: souvenirs, gifts and ... Continue Reading →

Shopping in Ho Chi Minh City

You may be said to have never visited Ho Chi Minh City if you haven’t shopped around in this biggest commercial area of Vietnam. Rightfully so! Ho Chi Minh City (also called Saigon) ... Continue Reading →

Sapa Market

In the early morning, streets in Sapa downtown are filled with hundreds of Hmong and Red Dao people in colorful ethnic attire heading to Sapa market. The traditional Sunday market, ... Continue Reading →

Shopping in Sapa

As a tourist attraction in the northwest mountains of Vietnam, Sapa is an ideal destination for those who are looking for unique shopping experiences in an area of picturesque hilly ... Continue Reading →

Shopping in Halong Bay

Shopping in Halong Bay could be a fantastic experience despite of limited options for visitors. Night market in Bai Chay town should be mentioned firstly. There is a collection of ... Continue Reading →