During your holiday in Vietnam, it is advised to stay in Hanoi during weekend from Friday to Sunday because at night, tourists can take a walk to explore interesting night market that took place in Hang Ngang and Hang Dao street of the old quarter.
Tourists can also sit down at the corner of Ta Hien and Luong Ngoc Quyen street to enjoy the cheapest draught beer with some delicious street foods while watching the life
If you love music, you will have a chance to see free traditional music show at May May street or buy a ticket to enjoy Water Puppet show, Chau Van singing show.
If you want to buy something for souvenirs, just take leisure walk along the streets and you find many from bracelets, lacquer paintings to silks, shoes...
Note: Remember to bargain hard.