If you've tried one Vietnamese dish, it's most likely pho. Made with rice noodles, the beef noodle soup is a must-try on the streets of Vietnam -- not to mention readily available overseas. But there's much more to Vietnam's diverse noodle scene than this familiar food.
On a Sunday evening in Hanoi's Old Quarter, you'll likely hear the purr of motorbikes, calls of street vendors and clicks of camera shutters as wide-eyed tourists capture the city's manic atmosphere.  
Walk down any street in Vietnam and it quickly becomes apparent this is a country that's crazy about coffee.  
Vietnam is a nation that moves on two wheels. A 200,000-kilometer road network connects cities with farming villages, beach resorts to mountain escapes and dense jungles to a jagged coastline.
Not only did President Barack Obama sample some of Vietnam's finest local eats in Hanoi in May, but his guide was none other than "Parts Unknown" host Anthony Bourdain.  
Hanoi Opera House is scheduled to open for tours from June 2017, allowing domestic and international tourists to learn about Vietnam’s history, architecture and art.
A trip to Vietnam’s capital is not complete without tasting the many dishes found along this lively street.    
These eateries are open well into the small hours to serve hungry night-owls.    
“I wish I could marry you/ I will buy Bat Trang bricks to build our house” are the beautiful folk words honoring Bat Trang ceramic & pottery quality, the pride of northern Vietnam  
There’s an old Vietnamese saying, “Hanoi has thirty-six streets and guilds – Jam Street, Sugar Street, Salt Street…”. Inside a modern and dynamic city, there appears an antique quarter, the Hanoi’s Old Quarter – the represented eternal soul of the city. These days, most Vietnamese and Westerners are familiar with the phrase “Hà Nội - Ba mươi sáu phố phường”…
Having moved to Hanoi a few months ago, Mai Kathryn Brand shares her first impressions on life in the capital.    
The frenetic pace at Quang Ba Flower Market offers the sights and sounds of the holiday.    
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