{Shoptalk} Hanoi & Hoi An

Just a few little things I found in Hanoi recently (plus one thing from Hoi An!):
1) Black bamboo placemats (set of 6)
From: Miscellaneous carbon-copy tourist shop, Nha Chung Street
For: 90,000 dong (approx US$4.50)
2) Hilltribe girl paintings (x 2)
From: Phuong Dong Art Gallery, 127 Hang Bac Street
For: 60,000 dong each (approx. US$3 each)
3) Mother of pearl lacquer tray
From: Van Loi, 87 Hang Gai Street
For: US$9
4) White stone chopstick holders (set of 10)
From: Thuong Gia 1, 7 Hang Trong Street
For: 50,000 dong (approx. US$2.50)
5) Pink, turquoise and white ‘prayer flags’ (for Z’s room)
From: Breeze, 2 Nha Chung Street
For: US$16
6) Scandinavian-look fabric (1 square metre – for diy wall hanging on a canvas)
From: Hoi An Cloth Shop
For: 50,000 dong (approx. US$2.50)
N.B. All Hanoi addresses are in the Old Quarter
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3 Responses

  1. Corinne May 13, 2010 / 3:01 am

    Love it! I missed Hanoi…

  2. Mary and Sean May 17, 2010 / 3:50 am

    Rats! I wish I knew about this place when I visited there. I do love the hanoi coffee culture- groups of people sitting at little tables conversing and having a nice time.

    Very fun blog, by the way. I’m completely absorbed! We’re in Asia too- in Okinawa, living the island life.

  3. A Girl in Asia May 18, 2010 / 12:41 pm

    Mary & Sean – thanks for stopping by! Okinawa would be interesting!

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