Category: Southeast Asia

Pasta salad with mini patties and grissini 0

Lufthansa Airbus A319-100 economy class, Frankfurt to Budapest

The downside to our flight to Hanoi (about 165 EUR) that this rate only from the Hungarian capital Budapest was applied. For the positioning flight to Budapest, we stayed on a Lufthansa flight LH 1338 from Frankfurt. The boarding was carried out today at the gate A02 from 12:20 and then went...

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Evening in Budapest

After we had checked in around 16 pm at Ibis Aero Hotel Budapest, we took the Metro into the city center. Sometimes we felt like we were in a German pedestrian zone. Müller, Rossmann, C&To give just a few examples - A or Obi. The contrast between modern shopping malls and partly to...

Aeroflot Boeing 767-300ER - MSN 29618 - VP-BDI (Taufname: Alexander Pushkin) 0

Aeroflot Boeing 767-300ER economy class, Budapest to Moscow

Mit einer Verspätung von über einer halben Stunde ging es mit einer Boeing 767-300ER (Taufname: Alexander Pushkin) nach Moskau Sheremetyevo (SVO, Flug SU 132). Die Aeroflot Maschine hatte mit 11,5 Jahre (Erstflug 27.04.2000) ihre beste Zeit bereits hinter sich. Die in Blautönen gehaltene Innenausstattung konnte man das Alter auch ansehen. Wir nahmen auf...

Our departure gate to Hanoi 0

Aeroflot Airbus A330-200 economy class, Moscow to Hanoi

Unser Flug SU 541 wurde am Gate 25 des Terminal D abgefertigt. Beim Spazierengehen durch den Wartebereich hörte ich sehr oft Unterhaltungen auf Deutsch. Ich möchte behaupten, dass annähernd 60% der Passagiere aus Deutschland kommen. Gegen 19:30 Uhr gingen wir an Board der A330-200 (VQ-BBE) mit dem Taufnamen “Iosif Brodsky”. Wir hatten...

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Hanoi - city between chaos and recreation

Hanoi ist die quirlige, fast schon chaotisch anmutende Hauptstadt von Vietnam. Die Metropole bietet eine ganze Reihe von Sehenswürdigkeiten und ist ein unser Ausgangspunkt, um in die Kultur des südostasiatischen Landes abzutauchen. Einreise Vietnam – Visa on Arrival soon as we arrived in Vietnam, we had our first time...

Water Puppet Theater Hanoi 0

Hanoi: water puppet theatre and Hoa Lo prison

After we had already visited most of the sights of Hanoi yesterday, we started late in the day. Bus trip to Ha Long Bay organize Our first item on the agenda to organize a bus trip to the 147 km distant Ha Long Bay. Most providers want a more complete tours consisting of...

Reisfelder in Vietnam 0

Drive to Ha Long City

Finally out of the smog and the traffic noise from Hanoi, we thought as we were picked up shortly after 8 am from the tour guide. The bus ride led through the suburbs of Hanoi and some industrial cities to Ha Long City. Although much more room than in the big city, the Vietnamese still build tall narrow houses. These have only the front and rear side windows, the side surfaces remain mostly windowless. On the countless fields very many farmers are on the road. So far we have hardly seen machines which are used for agriculture in Vietnam....

Halong bay 0

Halong Bay: A tourist rip-off - but a nice one

After a sumptuous breakfast buffet inter alia with noodle soup and toast with jam we chose the hotel on our driver for the boat tour through Halong Bay to wait. You either just total off-season or the location of Ha Long City is always so sad. We're a little yesterday...

Everyone is waiting for green 0

With the public bus back to Hanoi

After our wonderful boat tour yesterday, today we are driven back to Hanoi. Because the tourist buses Ha Long City always leave in the evening, we chose a public bus from the Bai Chay Bus Station to take. The ticket for the 150 kilometers to Hanoi costs 90.000VND (ca....

street food 0

Hanoi Old Quarter

As Old Quarter, a relatively small area of ​​present-day Hanoi is called. Here the narrow streets and tall, narrow buildings are yet received in their original condition. At the beginning of the 20th century Hanoi has only consisted of 36 streets. Most of them today are part of the Old Quarter....

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Petronas Twin Towers and Burgers in Kuala Lumpur

Finally normal food! After a week of pasta with chicken, noodles with beef - or something quite special - noodles without everything we went today in Kuala Lumpur at Burger King. The happiness of my stomach to finally get something familiar again are hard to describe. You seek appropriate even for a...

The city of Kota Kinabalu 0

Kota Kinabalu

With AirAsia we are from Kuala Lumpur to the ostmalaysische island of Borneo - flown - to Kota Kinabalu. At the 2:30 hour long flight there was nothing to report - except that we paid just 7.70 EUR for the ticket. The ride to the airport costs in Germany already...