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What to do in Sapa Travel Guide

sapa-fansipan-temple-outlook Temple on Fansipan peak
Sapa is an ideal highlands escape from the bustling city with breathtaking views of terraced rice fields, forests, and hidden wonders of nature that any adventurous travelers should never miss when coming to Vietnam. Immersing in a dynamic cultural exchange with ethnic minorities, you can also gain valuable exposure to the rich culture and traditio...
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Guest — Kacey Brown
I didn't know there's so much to do in Sapa. We did visit the local market and it was such an amazing experience. Really didn't ex... Read More
Sunday, 22 December 2019 13:19
Guest — Wesley Mills
Wow, incredible scenery
Saturday, 19 October 2019 22:58

The Best Day Trips From Hanoi

day-trips-from-hanoi The infamous Skull Island in Ninh Binh
If you want to spend much time exploring the traditional cultures and the natural landscapes in the North of Vietnam, these are the best day trips from Hanoi you should not miss. Besides, these beautiful places often attract numerous travelers to Vietnam every year. Get away from the hectic city scenes and contemplate the mesmerizing landscapes at ...
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Guest — Henry Spencer
I booked a tour to Halong from a tour company in the Old Quarter. It was just ok, because the group tour would just push you throu... Read More
Sunday, 22 December 2019 13:22
Guest — Jennifer
That boat ride at Ninh Binh is break-taking. Do this day trip from Hanoi. Totally worth it. The price was 200k Vietnamese Dong a p... Read More
Saturday, 26 October 2019 14:10
Guest — Antonio
Ninh binh is a charming place
Friday, 11 October 2019 22:51

Comprehensive Halong Bay Vietnam Travel Guide

As a UNESCO recognized World Heritage Site, Halong Bay is one of the natural wonders of the world with 1,969 limestone islands of various shapes and sizes. Many activities range from sightseeing, cruising, exploring the mysterious caves, tasting unique local dishes, to resting on the beaches. Our Vietnam travel guide on the best things to do in Hal...
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Guest — Anna Piques
Just got back from my first trip to Halong and didn't know I'd missed so many amazing dishes till I read your blog I need to note... Read More
Sunday, 22 December 2019 13:36
Guest — Kayla Amys
An incredibly amazing place to visit, and your guide did help me a lot to plan my travel. Your articles are very useful for gettin... Read More
Monday, 16 December 2019 22:46
Guest — Dalia Pacheco
Should try the seaplane in Halong, the best experience ever
Saturday, 05 October 2019 11:30

A Guide to Drinking Vietnamese Coffee


Coffee is one of the popular social drinks in Vietnam not consumed on the run. The locals prefer to sit in cafes or vendors along the streets and leisurely catch up on life over coffee. With favorable growing regions in the central highlands, to the surprise of most coffee consumers, it is the second-largest coffee-producing nation in the world wit...
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Thank you so much for the article. Will definitely try some Vietnamese coffee on my next trip
Wednesday, 02 October 2019 21:28
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Can Tourists Drive in Vietnam?

Driving in Vietnam by yourself could be an adventurous decision but make sure that you are aware of the local laws and regulations. Read this guide for the basic Vietnamese laws before driving in Vietnam.The sections below are referenced from the Vietnam Government's Portal from Chapter 3 of Circular No. 12/2017/TT-BGTVT of the Ministry o...
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Guest — Dean Wells
I am a UK citizen, How can i purchase an International driving permit?
Thursday, 02 January 2020 10:11
Guest — Brennan Marin
Do the laws apply differently to foreigners?
Tuesday, 01 October 2019 18:48
Guest — novadriving
This blog aware me about different programs which can become very useful for our friends and kids. Glad to get this information.... Read More
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 15:01

Top 6 Day Trips from Ho Chi Minh (Saigon) You Should Not Miss


These are some interesting day trips just outside of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) waiting for you to come and add on to your amazing Vietnam experience. Take your pack and spend a day at these top 6 day trips from Ho Chi Minh City ranging from the beach to a day hike and a tunnel discovery, you could be in for a memorable time.Top 6 Day Trips from Ho ...
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Guest — Tracy Kays
I didn't expect to see a rural market with lots of boats and fishermen in the biggest city in Vietnam at all. I was quite skeptica... Read More
Friday, 20 December 2019 20:24
Guest — Teela Santos
Joined your tour to the Mekong Delta a while ago and was very pleased. Hope I can join your tours again when I come back to Vietna... Read More
Wednesday, 02 October 2019 21:40

The Different Types of Transportations in Vietnam

One of the challenges that tourists often have to encounter is arranging the right transportations while they are visiting an unfamiliar city or country. Especially in Vietnam, because of the traffic expansion, there are a lot of Vietnamese transportations that you can choose from to explore the country in your way. Let's look at the different type...
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Guest — Benson
When will the Saigon Metro open for service? Wihtin 2020 or 2021, which season?
Monday, 25 May 2020 11:29
Guest — Hoang Pham
Hi Benson, According to the latest updates, Saigon Metro is expected to be finished in 2021, and there has been no concrete open ... Read More
Tuesday, 26 May 2020 17:55
Guest — Ursula Raymond
I was super skeptical to hop on a motorbike at first, but I took the wild card a book your private bike tour. Best decision ever!... Read More
Tuesday, 10 March 2020 17:20

Vietnamese Fruits You Should Try When in Vietnam

vietnamese-fruits Vietnamese fruits at a local market
One of the great delights when visiting any tropical country like Vietnam is that you get to try and taste different exotic fruits. As usual, travelers will stay with the common fruits, but it would be adventurous to explore some of the more unusual Vietnamese fruits.More than half of the Vietnamese fruit comes from the Mekong Delta, hence the dist...
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Guest — chris
The price of pomelo is the same in 2021, quite expensive when after peeling you end up with just the size of large orange.
Friday, 12 March 2021 19:55
Guest — Shawn Standiford
Mangosteen and sapodilla are completely delicious. Green guava tastes kind of like wood. The pomelos are great and varied- some sw... Read More
Friday, 08 May 2020 13:16
Guest — Evo
absolutely adore Java Apples, those things were like my favourite things to eat everyday if I could lol
Monday, 27 April 2020 18:20

When is the Best Time to go to Hanoi

What is the best time to go to Hanoi? What are the most interesting seasons? What’s the weather like in Hanoi each month? When are the best festivals in Hanoi? Read on for our comprehensive guide.When To Go To Hanoi: The Summary• The best times to visit Hanoi are the months from August to October. During this period of the year, the raining season ...
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Guest — Dũng
Well, it depends on which new year you're talking about. If it's the Western New Year (1st Jan), Hanoi's perfect for your visit. B... Read More
Saturday, 19 October 2019 23:38
Guest — Jenny Dannis
should I visit hanoi during the new year holiday?
Saturday, 19 October 2019 23:10

What to do in Nha Trang Travel Guide

Recognized as one of the most famous coastal cities in Vietnam, Nha Trang is a must-go for every beach and water activities lovers. With many breathtaking sceneries, beautiful beaches, and historical sites, you could be in for a great time. When planning a trip to Nha Trang, let’s check out the things to do and great food to eat in Nha Trang in our...
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Guest — Kacey MacKenna
Beautiful city and beaches
Wednesday, 02 October 2019 21:51
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What to do in Vung Tau Travel Guide

Located near Ho Chi Minh City, this port city is an all-time favorite destination with the city folks for a day trip or a weekend vacation. Vung Tau has a long stretch of sandy beaches and some mountainous backdrop. Read our What to do in Vung Tau Travel Guide to learn more about foods to eat and things to do in Vung Tau. Additionally, here are our...
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Guest — Jordan Seedan
I took a tour from Phu My to this place with a few of my friends on the cruise ship. We had a great time, Tam was our tour guide a... Read More
Wednesday, 04 March 2020 15:43
Guest — Editha Moncay
I enjoy reading the travel guides on your website, and this one gives a good overview of Vung Tau ... Read More
Thursday, 30 January 2020 11:57
Guest — Julie Moores
We rode our motorbikes here for a spontaneous day trip and it was very worth it. Be careful of people trying to lure you into stay... Read More
Thursday, 28 November 2019 23:43

What to do at Con Dao Travel Guide

Are you looking for a remote place of travel in Vietnam? Every year there is a vast number of local and foreign travelers coming to sightsee and relax at the gorgeous beaches at Con Dao Island, located off the Southeast coast of Vietnam. Known as “the Devil’s Island of Indochina,” Con Dao was used as a political prison in the war between Vietn...
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Guest — Kelly
lovely island, great for relaxation without many things to do. ideal for 3 days travel.
Wednesday, 29 January 2020 17:42
Guest — Jimmy
Do you have tours to the prisons in Con Dao? Thanks for the article.
Tuesday, 08 October 2019 11:32

Vietnam Travel Information: VIETNAMESE CURRENCY

In our latest Vietnam travel information and tips, we bring you the guide on the official currency in Vietnam, which is the Vietnam Dong. When planning a trip to Vietnam, there two types of distinctive Vietnam Dong (VND) banknotes to remember: paper and polymer. The higher value Vietnamese Dong notes are in the plastic polymer, and the highest valu...
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I didn't know I could exchange my money outside the airport. Wish I came upon your blog sooner ... Read More
Tuesday, 10 March 2020 17:22
Guest — Jackson
Very interesting and informative blogs. This blog is a nice place to learn something new about Vietnam ... Read More
Wednesday, 02 October 2019 21:30

What to do in Mui Ne Travel Guide

Situated in Phan Thiet Province, Mui Ne is a coastal city famous for the quiet beaches, sand dunes, and the ideal views for watching the sunsets. Coming to Mui Ne, you are not only in for beautiful beaches but also the delicious seafood. WHEN TO GO TO MUI NE• The best time to visit Mui Ne is from April – August (dry season)• Mui Ne is hot thro...
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Thanks for sharing such an amazing & informative blog which will surely be a big help to those travelling to the vietnam. There ar... Read More
Friday, 15 November 2019 20:15
Guest — Chrissy
beautiful beach and good food
Friday, 11 October 2019 22:04

What to do in Da Nang Travel Guide

Located in the Central of Vietnam, Da Nang is a booming coastal city that brings the natural beauty of mountains, national parks, and beaches together. Read our comprehensive guide on When to go to Da Nang, Where to go in Da Nang, and What to eat in Da Dang.WHEN TO GO TO DA NANG• The best times to visit Da Nang are February to August. • Da Nan...
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Can ask for tours to Danang please
Saturday, 19 October 2019 23:05
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Travel Time and Taxi Fares from Major Airports in Vietnam to the City Centers

How much does a taxi cost to get from Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN) to Ho Chi Minh City Downtown District 1? In our latest Vietnam Travel Information and Travel Trips, our local insiders have put together a list of airports in Vietnam and the taxi prices cost to get to the city centers. Read more on the Vietnam taxi fares and travel time...
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Guest — Anathi jimana
I had the worst case ever from the airport to hotel in like 5.3 km away and he insisted I pay 500 ,000vnd and believe you me he wa... Read More
Thursday, 06 February 2020 17:23
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Tuesday, 16 June 2020 06:15
Guest — Brendon Knowles
I had a layover in Ho Chi Minh and decided to join your private tour. The services were professional and you guys also picked me u... Read More
Thursday, 28 November 2019 00:11

When is the Best Time to go to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

What is the best time to go to Ho Chi Minh? What are the most interesting seasons? What’s the weather like in Ho Chi Minh in each month? When are the best festivals in Ho Chi Minh? Read on for our comprehensive guide.When To Go To Ho Chi Minh: The Summary• The best times to visit Ho Chi Minh are October to March (dry season)• You can visit Ho Chi M...
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What to do in Ho Chi Minh (Saigon) in 3 Days Travel Guide

Ho Chi Minh City is one of the more developed and dynamic Metropolitans in Vietnam. This is not only an ideal city for people to come and take in the vibe but also a golden area for entertainment activities nationwide. If you have a chance to visit Ho Chi Minh City for 3 days, check out our recommended itinerary below to get the most out of one of ...
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Guest — Taylor Geremo
So many food suggestions, would love to try all
Wednesday, 04 March 2020 15:51
Guest — Bobby
Do you have tour packages for 3 days?
Thursday, 28 November 2019 23:45
Guest — mie
Hi I'll be visiting Ho Chi Minh on Oct 30th and will stay 3-4 days, do you guys offer a tour guide? Thanks! ... Read More
Monday, 14 October 2019 10:32

SIM Cards and Mobile Data Plan (3G/4G) in Vietnam

SIM Cards and Mobile Data Plan in Vietnam
Staying connected in inexpensive in Vietnam. During your travel in Vietnam, it is convenient to have a SIM card with a mobile data plan, so that you can access Google Maps and navigate around the country or stay updated on social media. From our latest Vietnam travel guide and tips, please read this information carefully if you would like to get a ...
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Guest — Tassa
what is the cheapest plan for data? for 2 weeks traveling all over vietanm
Wednesday, 29 January 2020 16:10
Guest — Shannon Powers
I'd say both Mobifone and Viettel work well
Thursday, 30 January 2020 11:48
Guest — Jenna
data plan in vietnam is pretty cheap, but if you'll be staying in Vietnam for a long time, it's best if you can buy in the local s... Read More
Thursday, 28 November 2019 23:40

What to do at Phu Quoc Island Travel Guide

Phu Quoc, the largest island in Vietnam, is situated in the Gulf of Thailand. It is one of the top choices for tourists looking for some relaxation because it has some of the best beaches in Vietnam. If you are planning to visit this island, check out our travel guide on things to do at Phu Quoc.Transportations to Phu Quoc:From Ho Chi Minh City or ...
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Hands down the most beautiful island in Vietnam
Saturday, 19 October 2019 22:57
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