Billy Gray

Billy Gray

Billy arrived in Hanoi in November 2015 with the intention of staying for just six months. He didn’t expect that flights to leave would be so expensive, so decided instead to stay and write for the Word.

Monday, 17 July 2017 03:42

Kem Dua

It’s the summer. It’s hot. So what better way to cool you down than a Vietnamese favourite — coconut ice-cream?

Wednesday, 12 July 2017 11:10

Craft Beer Pub

In the very heart of the old quarter is Craft Beer Pub. As you’d imagine, they sell lots of craft beer.

Tuesday, 06 June 2017 18:33

SunKat's

SunKat’s is one of Hanoi’s foremost restaurants for getting a good burger — the menu is straight to the point, and full of originality, and the venue has a spot-on elevated view of West Lake. In short, if you like putting things in buns, then this is for you.

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 17:12

The One Week Job Project

Cuong in one of his many one-week-only jobs

36 weeks, 36 different jobs

Wednesday, 13 July 2016 06:22

Exploring My Dinh

Photo by Jesse Meadows

Beyond a suburban lifestyle, what does Hanoi’s best known suburb have to offer the uninitiated? Billy Gray goes on a tour of Hanoi West. Photos by Jesse Meadows

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