We’ve spent ‘millions’ during our first month in Vietnam

One million Vietnamese Dong
One million Vietnamese Dong

HANOI, VIETNAM – Let me first state that our lifestyle in Hanoi is anything but lavish, and I’ll go into more detail about those “millions” in just a minute.

We’re currently living in a one-bedroom second-floor apartment on a busy residential/commercial street about a block away from a small lake. Our apartment is modest in size, roughly 600 square feet.
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What’s for lunch? I have no idea, but we’ll take two…

A typical streetside cafe in Hanoi, Vietnam
A typical streetside cafe in Hanoi, Vietnam

HANOI, VIETNAM – After a stimulating morning at the Museum of Ethnology and a “quick stop” at the gigantic VinMart supermarket that turned into an epic hour-plus meander over the entire store, we were finally back on the street, and more than ready to find something to eat.
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