Hanoi - the capital of Vietnam is the ideal destination for solo travel

Friday, November 11th, 2022 - 7:59 AM

Hanoi - the capital of Vietnam is the ideal destination for solo travel

Nearly 50,000 Booking app users choose Hanoi as one of the five suitable destinations to love single days. The five most voted destinations are Hanoi, Liverpool city (UK), Ko Ngai island (Thailand), Búzios town (Brazil) and Yaeyama archipelago (Japan).

On World Singles Day 11/11, Booking conducted a survey on the most places travelers like to visit when traveling alone. This result is based on votes from nearly 50,000 people from 31 countries and territories around the world from Asia, Europe, America to Oceania.

Vietnamese assume that "Hanoi is not in a hurry". Hanoi is a great city to explore as a solo traveller because it is safe, slow and easy to get round by many kinds of vehicles. Hanoi has everything for a solo traveller such as fascinating culture, great local food supply, rich history,  interesting nightlife and many more.

Moreover, The booking app also suggest that street food in Hanoi is "memorable" and affordable. Therefore, Hanoi is also voted as one of the top 10 world destinations for an enjoyable and affordable vacation.

Some of the prominent destinations of international tourists in Hanoi are: One Pillar Pagoda, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Presidential Palace,  Tran Quoc Pagoda,  Museum of Ethnology... 

Besides, culinary discovery is also a tourist attraction. The drink that many people like to experience the most is egg coffee.

Regarding accommodation, Hanoi has many hotels from budget to high-class, in the inner city and suburbs to serve tourists.

Easy to get around

As a tourists, you can book BEE or Grab to get around the city either by motorbike or car. They offer English interface so it is very easy to use. If you departs from the hotels, ask the reception to order a taxi for you which is also reliable. If you want to observe the slow pace of Hanoi people, you can choose to sit on a cyclo around the streets.

World famous Pho – Vietnamese noodle soup 

Pho Thin 13 Lo Duc street : Known as the best beef pho in Hanoi. After you make the payment, get your seat and they will bring it to you.

Pho Suong at Trung Yen alley way : Located in a tiny alleyway, it sometime hard to find. Tasty broth and good noodle. 

Try Banh Mi in Hanoi

Chain of Bami Bread at 98 Hang Bac st : One the best Bami in Hanoi Old Quarter with special sauce. A chicken sandwich is recommended to try here

Banh Mi 25 at 25 Hang Ca st : What makes it special is outdoor bench for people to sit and watch the traffic. On the other hand, beer, smoothies, juice are good to enjoy

Where to try Bun Cha in Hanoi

Bun Cha Dac Kim at 01 Hang Manh st : One of the place that uou cannot miss if you want to try Bun Cha. Grilled pork is served with rice noodle and fresh herb.  You are recommended to order some sea crab spring roll.