Mopeds zipping through the streets, people enjoying snacks by the road, vendors selling their wares to passers by… Hanoi is a bustling city that will keep you on your toes. It will also thrust you into a sensory overload not just with its sights and sounds but also flavors. Hit the Old Quarter and get your banh mi or bun cha fix from one of the many eateries that dot the city, then enjoy a cup of Hanoi’s prized egg coffee. Catch a water popper show to witness Vietnam’s proclivity in storytelling. Or visit temples for the ultimate culture trip.