For better or for worse
Hanoi prides itself on its 1,000-year history and diverse mix of Chinese, French and Soviet cultural influences. It is much like a living theater, with all aspects of life played out in the streets, including eating, drinking, talking, singing, driving, dancing and fighting.
The city is full of national museums, such as the Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum, the Vietnamese Women’s Museum and the Vietnam National Museum of History. However, these sites…