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Hanoi

Halong Bay, Vietnam.

Asia

Beyond the cities: Asia's top 10 must-do excursions

From beaches to bays, mountains to caves, it's always worth stepping outside the capital cities, writes Kerry van der Jagt.

Restaurants

I know this great little place ...

Jimmy Pham.

Frog hot pot is one of Hanoi's best-kept food secrets and Truc Bach street is where you find it.

South-east Asia

Gatsby glamour, Asia-style

The Great Gatsby

Michael Gebicki imagines the sort of classic hotels Jay Gatsby would have loved.

Vietnam

A fast, vast steel spine

North and south ... the SE1 steams along the Vietnam coast.

Mark Smith travels the length of Vietnam on the Reunification Railway, from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City.

More stories on Hanoi

Photo galleries

World's best free attractions

Where to? Mystery tours are back in fashion.

Backpacker blogger Ben Groundwater names the best free attractions around the world.

Travellers Tips

Tripologist

On the rail trail in Vietnam

Tripologist We will be in Hanoi for the New Year and then wish to travel by rail to Ho Chi Minh City. Should we book and pay for our tickets now?

Tips

World's top 10 worst cities for pickpockets

Oliver musical Artful Dodger

Where there are tourists, there are people seeking to exploit them.

Map of Hanoi

Travel News

Dubai: Two French base jumpers break world record with Burj Khalifa leap

Base jumpers break world record in Dubai (Thumbnail)

ANNIE DANG 3:31pm | Base jumpers break world record after spectacular leap from world's tallest building.

Brisbane petrol prices to settle for long weekend

MARISSA CALLIGEROS 2:02pm | There is likely to be some relief for motorists this long weekend following an Easter of high petrol prices.

Mount Baw Baw resort handed over to private operator

JASON DOWLING 9:50pm | Management of the troubled Mount Baw Baw Alpine Resort has been transferred from the government to a private operator after another year of losses and millions of dollars in taxpayer subsidies.

Flashing, spitting and stealing knickers: strange things that can get you deported

OLIVER SMITH 10:10am | A British woman was arrested and threatened with deportation this week after Sri Lankan authorities took offence to her Buddha tattoo.

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