To celebrate the annual mid-Autumn festival, Hotel Metropole Hanoi is launching its legendary mooncake collection at L’Epicerie du Metropole from Aug. 10 to Sep. 15. In addition to varieties such as the traditional mix, Hotel Metropole Hanoi has created new flavours; green bean and dried apricot, salted egg, lotus with young rice, red bean and mango and more.
Looking for a gift for the adorable little girl in your life? Anupa Boutique is the first place to try, with gorgeous ao dais starting at VND650,000. The range is available for two to nine-year-olds and is made by Pepite a Moi. The dresses are made in a traditional Vietnamese style using modern fabrics.
Now available in iOS and Android, the Map of Hanoi by Nancy Chandler Graphics brings the paper map into the digital age. A GPS-enabled application based on the popular version we know so well, the app offers visitors and expatriates access to insider tips, local secrets, extensive listings and more with full text search for the first time.
The venue the used to be M Cafe has shifted gears. In a loft-like space off Au Co with lots of natural light ooding in, the owners have seen more potential in retail than coffee. After a makeover, they now sell handcrafted home decor, nished with olive oil and beeswax, in the VND50,000 to VND200,000 range.
An Owston’s Civet who had been kept as a pet in Dong Nai province since 2014 has been successfully rescued and voluntarily handed over to Save Vietnam’s Wildlife by its former owner.