Where do expatriates live?
In Hanoi, there are some areas with a higher concentration of expats with a network of amenities that you might need.
Tay Ho district: This district has the most expats of Hanoi, it provides many conveniences for Westerners such as gyms, restaurants, and bars.
Ba Dinh district: This district is next to Tay Ho district to the south. It’s more “Vietnamese” than the previous one, but you can find a lot of people who speak various languages there.
Dong Da district: From Dong Da district, you can easily reach other areas of Hanoi.