Vietnam’s bustling capital is a worthy addition to any itinerary, thanks to its frenetic pace and abundance of attractions. Hanoi may not be the country’s largest city, but it is the economic lifeblood. As a result, the streets are filled with cars and motorbikes, and the city remains an energetic atmosphere all day and night. If you’re looking for the ‘real’ Vietnam, you’ll find it in Hanoi, with a plethora of restaurants, shops and cultural attractions to enjoy.