During our last two initial days in Hanoi (we say initial because we will return in July), we explored the plethora of the Đồng Xuân Market (everything from shoes to live eels, electronics, baby formula, and beyond…and all in staggering quantities!), drank decadent coffees on the 2nd floor balcony of Cafe Phương Linh, ate awesome sandwiches at… Read More Hanoi | Days 3-4 | June 6-7, 2016
Early risers! Shockingly easy street crossings! Interviews! Let’s keep things honest: we’re not typically early risers. But all that changes when you’re a Philadelphian in Hanoi, living 11 hours in the future and breakfast time is when you would normally be finishing up dinner and debating whether to watch Downton Abbey or House Hunters International that evening.… Read More Hanoi | Day 2 | June 5, 2016
Hanoi | Day 1 | June 4, 2016 A 24+ hour journey…a long time and also not so long, right? That’s how these Griffins wandered our way to Vietnam. Funny thing happened on the way to Hanoi: It never felt like a day. It felt long, sure. Had sleep deprivation crept in? Of course. Were we… Read More Hanoi | Day 1 | June 4, 2016
We’ve posted our first YouTube video! It’s a mashup of our final week leading up to our arrival in Vietnam. Cheers!