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Vietnam Waterfalls

Vietnam is well-known for its natural and primitive beauty with oceans and beaches, hills and forests. Waterfalls in Vietnam also remains as one of the key features attracting visitors every year. Apart from their magnificence, those waterfalls are interestingly mysterious with many legends and tales derived from them. Continue to read more stories...
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Fishing in Vietnam

Vietnam is blessed with beautiful nature including picturesque mountain ranges, green forests, and numerous waterways that offer so many activities both for locals and visitors. If you are into fishing and wish to fish in Vietnam, this Vietnam fishing guide is for you. Read more for information on types of fishing, where to fish, what you should br...
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Guest — Jay
Is it good fishing at Can Gio?
Wednesday, 06 November 2019 15:10
Guest — Joey
There are a few fishing services in Vung Tau and Nha Trang but most of the boat drivers are not English speakers
Sunday, 29 September 2019 18:04
Guest — George D Le
I need your name and phone please.
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 23:57

What to Buy in Hanoi Vietnam

Hanoi is not only the capital of Vietnamese cultures and historical traditions but also the center with many natural attractions creating attractive interests of tourism to this city. Hanoi is the ideal destination for travelers and has seen an increasing number of international and domestic visitors annually due to its bustling local markets, shop...
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Guest — Ally Tr
The vendors are not likely to speak any English! so you're running a risk of being overcharged. Do a bit of research for the stand... Read More
Thursday, 28 November 2019 23:58
Guest — Rojane Cruz
Thank you for sharing your amazing article, I wish that I read this before but when I visit again Hanoi on my next adventure I wil... Read More
Wednesday, 26 June 2019 11:03

7 Things to do on a Saigon Night Tour

As one of the most modern and busy cities in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City (or Saigon), is an ideal spot for travelers who want to discover the unique culture, including the lifestyle, cuisine, and traditions here, either at day or night. Saigon nighttime is entirely different from its daytime; there are a lot of things to do on a Saigon night tour tha...
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Guest — Claudia
Did the night tour and it was the best! We loved the BBQ dinner and it was nice surprise. High recommend this company! Ask Lien as... Read More
Saturday, 26 October 2019 14:57
Guest — Blanche Tucker
The city is the best at night, Thank you for showing me around
Saturday, 19 October 2019 22:57

LGBT Travel in Vietnam

LGBT tourism is no longer a controversial topic in today’s modern societies. In Vietnam, homosexuality has increasingly received public awareness, especially among young people in recent years.Commonly Asked Questions for LGBT Travelers in VietnamIs Vietnam friendly and safe for LGBT Travelers?Yes. Although the older generation in Vietnam still has...
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Guest — Freya
You have many useful information on your website, and great to see LGBT mentions. Way to go!
Sunday, 27 October 2019 12:10
Guest — Carl Hicks
are there any lgbt events in the city
Saturday, 19 October 2019 23:15

How to Visit Saigon on a Budget

Despite being one of the most developed cities in Southeast Asia, visiting Saigon or Ho Chi Minh City on a budget is absolutely possible. Various activities and attractions in Saigon would probably fit every budget. Have a look at our tips and guide for an affordable and memorable visit to Saigon.Explore Free Attractions in SaigonNotre Dame Cathedr...
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you recommend very good places to shop
Saturday, 26 October 2019 13:47
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What Do Vietnamese Have for Breakfast?

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Breakfast is considered an essential meal since it provides a considerable amount of energy for a whole hard-working day. There is a wide diversity of breakfast, ranging from noodles to sticky rice, which is depending on different regions’ cultures in Vietnam. Have a look at our Vietnamese breakfast guide and suggestions for having the best local b...
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I tried the Banh Cuon from your guide and it was very delicious, thanks for recommending! ... Read More
Thursday, 30 January 2020 11:46
Guest — Yusha Melendez
A quick bite of banh mi is the best breakfast
Saturday, 05 October 2019 11:40

What to Know About the Vietnamese Culture

If Vietnamese hospitality has always been fascinating to you, you should make a trip to Vietnam and study the culture here because there is more to discover. Read our guide on what to know about Vietnamese culture and learn more about the beliefs, customs, and family values in this amazing country.A Brief Look at the Vietnamese CultureVietnam is a ...
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Guest — Mina Sanchez
I've lived in Vietnam for 10 years and it has never ceased to amaze me how vibrant the Vietnamese culture is. It's like wherever I... Read More
Tuesday, 24 December 2019 23:49
Guest — Richard
What a wonderful country with fascinating culture
Tuesday, 01 October 2019 18:42
Guest — jhon roach
What a wonderful and informative blog tour vietnam.Vietnamese culture is a perfect mixture of chinese and french culture.One can e... Read More
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 20:04

5 Reasons Why You Should Not Book with i Tour Vietnam

If your priority when looking for a tour in Vietnam is a cheap budget tour, i Tour Vietnam may not be your ideal first choice. The word “budget” itself is vague; it will be different for everyone. However, in Vietnam, everything can be found in any amount of pricing (from ridiculously high to unbelievably low). Just when you think it seems imp...
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Guest — Jenna Harrison
I would definitely travel with you guys to be honest best experience I've had in Ho Chi Minh, I had so much fun with your tour gu... Read More
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50 Fun Facts about Vietnam

If you have a chance to visit Vietnam with natural treasures, amazing cuisine and surprises to discover, spending sometimes exploring for yourself the beauty from the furthest north to the furthest south of this gorgeous country will leave you many unforgettable memories. Let’s learn some interesting and even weird facts about Vietnam, including ho...
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Guest — Micheal Matthams
Such a beautiful country
Tuesday, 01 October 2019 19:29
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Vietnamese Clothing: Ao Ba Ba

What is “ao ba ba”? When you first hear the word, you may find it seems weird to you since this is a Vietnamese word with no proper translation. Ao ba ba is a traditional Vietnamese garment that has become symbolic of the culture, elegance, and beauty of women in the Southern countryside. This Vietnamese clothing could surprise you with its un...
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Guest — Delise Means
Where can I buy the traditional AO Ba Ba in Southern California?
Tuesday, 07 September 2021 04:36
Guest — Emilia
Is it easy to get this custom made for a large size?
Saturday, 26 October 2019 14:27
Guest — Ollie Wilde
Thanks for the information, can I ask where to find these costumes?
Friday, 11 October 2019 22:57

Backpacking Guide in Vietnam - 1 Week Customized Itinerary

If you are planning to backpack in Vietnam for one week, you will need to know when to go, what you need to prepare and pack for Vietnam, and of course where to go in such a limited amount of time. Read the below guide for more tips on how to save your money, attractions to visit, and Vietnamese food to try.Choosing the Best Time to Backpack in Vie...
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backpackers's districts like ta hien in Hanoi or Bui Vien in Ho Chi Minh are where you can make some friends and enjoy cheap drink... Read More
Saturday, 26 October 2019 12:38
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How to Obtain a Vietnam Visa

Most travelers will require a visa to enter Vietnam. This blog focuses on acquiring a visa to enter Vietnam as a tourist; all information is referred to Law No. 47/2014/QH13 on entry, exit, transit, and residence status of foreigners in Vietnam. You should not refer to this blog only, and you should always check the latest update from your Vietnam ...
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Thanks for the info, it surely helps me a lot
Saturday, 05 October 2019 11:31
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Vietnam Travel Information: Family and Elderly Travel

Family Travel in VietnamFamily traveling has always brought great joy but never been an easy task, especially for those families having small children. Careful preparation, therefore, is indeed essential to gain a fulfilling experience with your children. Here are our Vietnam travel tips to have a better preparation for your family trips.Accommodat...
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Guest — Minnie Drews
I took my parents to Hanoi last year, and they absolutely adore the Old Quarter. I'm planning my next trip to Hanoi again, and may... Read More
Saturday, 07 December 2019 13:49
Guest — Aiden
When booking hotels, filter your searches for wheelchair friendly. Most smaller hotels in Vietnam only have stairs.
Sunday, 27 October 2019 11:51
Guest — Kay Figueroa
Thanks for the much needed info
Saturday, 19 October 2019 23:12

Tourist Attractions in Ho Chi Minh City for Cabin Crew

Ho Chi Minh City, which is commonly known as Saigon, has always been considered one of the most worth visiting destinations in Vietnam due to its harmonious coexistence of traditional and contemporary characteristics. There are plenty of popular attractions ranging from substantial shopping malls to historical landmarks, which could not be more ide...
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Vietnam Travel Information: Tipping in Vietnam

Tipping is a relatively new term for a developing economy like Vietnam. Small-sized businesses, mostly family-owned, accounts for a large part of the service industry, so tipping has not yet become the norm compared to developed countries. However, as the service industry grows, new models of businesses are established, and tipping, like most count...
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I used an old $20 with the vendor at Ben Thanh Market and she wouldn't accept it. She asked if I had VND instead. I'm guessing old... Read More
Thursday, 30 January 2020 11:37
Guest — Ann
Hi. Is it common that they ask for you to check off the box of fixated tips on the order? Or nearly forced to check one off. The o... Read More
Sunday, 12 January 2020 23:49
Guest — Johnny
some tour services would expect the tips, like the sampan rides in the mekong delta
Thursday, 28 November 2019 23:48

What to Expect on Your Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) Food Tours

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) is a place to come for any foodies. Vietnamese food is so diversified that you will probably get lost while planning for your food adventure. Read our local guide to know what to expect on your Saigon food tours – Vietnamese food overview, food safety tips, the name of the dishes, and places to try these recipes in Saigon....
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Guest — Ransom Jersey
I really liked the Backpackers' Street. Lots of night clubs and good food
Thursday, 05 March 2020 17:19
Guest — Ashley
You must sign up for the food tour and ask for Leah as your guide! thanks Leah!!!
Saturday, 26 October 2019 15:16
Guest — Lê Thanh Tuấn
Thanks for share
Friday, 10 November 2017 18:10

12 Beautiful Places in Vietnam

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In the recent years, Vietnam has become an attractive destination to visit in Southeast Asia, attracting over 10 millions of tourists annually. Some of the reasons for this trend are the spread of knowledge of many beautiful places in Vietnam from terraced rice fields to the booming metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City and the UNESCO World Heritage sites...
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Guest — Huynh Thien John
I love Vietnam
Monday, 13 April 2020 08:35
Guest — Andrew Yang
If you're visiting Vietnam for the first time, I'd advice going to Ho Chi Minh City. We had an amazing time there and learned so m... Read More
Wednesday, 04 March 2020 16:39
Guest — Rita McGuire
Hoi An is very beautiful but very touristy, maybe avoid certain days
Thursday, 30 January 2020 11:40

Asia Travel Information: Where is Vietnam?

When speaking of Eastern culture, people would be most likely to think of China or Japan. But there are many other countries in Asia and their rich culture, history, and landscapes to explore like Thailand, Malaysia, and Vietnam. Vietnam is the place of origin of Pho, ao dai, conical hat (non la), and where you can learn about one of the important ...
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Ho Chi Minh City Private Tours

When planning your trip to the South of Vietnam, you have a variety of choices of where you may want to go and what you could do in Ho Chi Minh City, so tailoring your tour could be the best way to get the most out of your experience. This Ho Chi Minh City Private Tours information and guide will brief you what you need to know about the city, what...
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Such a blast to travel with your guys, best tour in the city
Saturday, 26 October 2019 14:45
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First Time in Vietnam

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Major Cities in Vietnam

Family & Elderly Travel

LGBT Travel

Vietnam Festivals and Holidays

Best Vietnamese Dishes

UNESCO World Heritage in Vietnam

Responsible Travel in Vietnam

Vietnamese Culture

Religions in Vietnam

Ethnicities in Vietnam

Tipping in Vietnam

Vietnamese Currency Guide

Best Dishes to Try in Vietnam

20 Must-try Vietnamese Dishes

Unusual Foods to Try in Vietnam

Street Food in Vietnam

Vietnamese Grilled Dishes

Rice Dishes in Vietnam

Pho Dishes in Vietnam

Holiday Dishes to Try during Tet Holiday

Chinese Dishes in Vietnam

Dishes to Try in Northern Vietnam

Dishes to Try in Central Vietnam

Dishes to Try in Southern Vietnam

What to Eat in Ho Chi Minh City

What to Eat in Hanoi

What to Eat in Hue

What to Eat in Hoi An

What to Eat in Da Lat

What to Eat in the Mekong Delta

Traveling to and within Vietnam

Airport Arrival Tips at Tan Son Nhat International Airport (Ho Chi Minh)

Airport Arrival Tips at Noi Bai International Airport (Hanoi)

Major Airports in Vietnam

Taking Trains in Vietnam

Bringing your Motorbikes on Trains in Vietnam

Bringing Your Own Vehicles to Vietnam

Bringing Your Pets to Vietnam

How to Take Motorbike Taxis

Taking a Ferry in Vietnam

Renting a Car in Vietnam

How to Travel from Hanoi to Da Nang

How to Travel from Hanoi to Hue

How to Travel from Hanoi to Sa Pa

How to Travel from Hanoi to Mai Chau

How to Travel from Hanoi to Moc Chau

How to Travel from Hanoi to Cao Bang

How to Travel from Hanoi to Mu Cang Chai

How to Travel from Hanoi to Ha Giang

How to Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Mui Ne

How to Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Da Lat

How to Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Phu Quoc Island

How to Travel from Da Nang to Hoi An

How to Travel from Hue to Phong Nha

Vietnam Travel Itineraries

Vietnam One-month Itinerary

Vietnam One-week Itinerary

Taking a Gap Year in Vietnam

Backpacking in Vietnam

Expat Tours in Vietnam

Honeymoon in Vietnam

Vietnam Visa, SIM Cards, and WiFi

Visa Info & Where to Buy Sim Cards

Traveling with Wifi in Vietnam

Vietnam Travel Safety Tips

Travel Insurance

Is it Safe to Drink Tap Water?

How to Avoid Mosquitoes

Food Safety in Vietnam

Getting Vaccinations

Common Diseases and How to Prevent

Wearing Face Masks in Vietnam

Can Tourists Drive in Vietnam?

How to Avoid Scams

Travel Safety Tips

Best Places to Stay in Vietnam

Deluxe Hotels in Vietnam

Best Hotels in Ho Chi Minh

Best Hotels in Hanoi

Where to Stay in Ha Long Bay

Where to Stay in Mai Chau

Where to Stay in Moc Chau

Where to Stay in Ha Giang

Where to Stay in Cao Bang

Where to Stay in Lang Son

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Where to Stay in Mu Cang Chai

Where to Stay in Kon Tum

Where to Stay in Da Lat

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Where to Stay in Hoi An

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