Top Tips On Where To Shop In Vietnam -519697

Travel-and-Leisure If you’re one of those who frequent Vietnam, tours are probably heavy on the tourist trap side, especially if time is limited. However, if you can afford to explorewith a shopping budget to matchthen there are specific places you should visit to find high-quality and classy souvenirs, aside from the usual key chains and colourful "All I Got Was This Lousy T-shirt" shirts. On Hang Gai It is, of course, a plus that in Vietnam, tours are usually planned along major streets and classic destinations. If you don’t know where to go, especially if it’s your first time visiting the country, you might easily miss all the shops and streets where the best deals can be found. First stop is Hang Gai: if you’re strolling along this street without a tour leader, check out the Tan My Design shop. It is widely regarded as one of the most visually pleasing shops in Hanoi, not to mention the excellent range of products it sells. Here, you’ll find high-quality clothes, products made from lacquer, jewellery and trinkets, even tableware and furniture that have that distinct "Vietnamese" flair about them. "But these items are also sold in other shops," you may say. That’s true, but in Tan My Design, the items are painstakingly and expertly crafted by the country’s leading designers and artisansdid we mention that thing about quality? Also, the shopping experience in Tan My Design is very relaxing and hassle-free, with a nice, cool cafe where you can take a little break and regroup. One caveat: as Oskar Schindler used to say, "Nice things cost money." This is not a bargain basement, and haggling is not entertained here. On Van Mieu Right beside the Temple of Literature, along Van Mieu, you’ll find a quaint little shop called Craft Link, where you can find a wide range of authentic items that are made in Vietnam. Tours that include this vicinity in their itinerary should not miss the opportunity to pop in to this shop. Unlike in many market places in the country, the staff members here are not heavy-handed in pushing their products, and will instead let you browse through the items in relative peace. What’s more, the shop operates on the lofty goal of helping local craft producers thrive and flourish – so if you encounter the claim that the shop is a not-for-profit establishment, they’re telling the truth. Similarly, the quality of the products is high and the variety is more than most other places too. Miscellany There are myriad other wonderful quirky shops (both large and small) worthy of a visit scattered throughout the cities of Vietnam. Tours usually .e in tangent with their locations, and your experienced guides will know the ones to visit and the ones to definitely avoid. If your interest lies in arts and crafts products, for example, there is Mekong Quilts on Hang Bac in the Old Quarter of Hanoi or Quilts and Arts in Tay Ho. If you’re on the hunt for unusual and unique trinkets try Indigenous along Au Trieuthey also sell coffee beans and plush toys. About the Author: 相关的主题文章: