Thinking of moving to Hanoi? Then you must read this! When my visa expired, I knew I needed a new place to hop into. Since I was living on a budget, Hanoi became one of the options even though it wasn’t my ideal place. I found myself booking a flight to this city that I didn’t fall in love with on my first and second visits. The capital city of Vietnam, Hanoi has a population of over 9 million, half of which are motorcycles. Three out of 10 Vietnamese own a minimum of two motorcycles.