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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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The Best Places for Camping in Vietnam


Vietnam has been long famous for the magnificent and gorgeous scenery gifted by Mother Nature. Beside popular attractions packed with tourists, a real adventurer would not miss the opportunity to travel to a less crowded area and get close to the primitive beauty of mountains, forests, and seas by exploring and camping. If you are fed up with hotel...

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A Guide to Vietnamese Beers


Beer is everyone’s favorite drink to cool down the thirst in hot summer days, especially to people living in tropical countries. In Vietnam, beers are quite cheap, and the Vietnamese beer culture welcomes any love for beers; from simple lagers to craft beers in any range of prices and services. Discover your favorite types of beer and where to drin...

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The Spectacular National Parks of Vietnam


What is the easiest way to get people standing transfixed with astonishment? The answer is to immerse in the spectacular national parks of Vietnam fully. These national parks are stunning places where once you can stand in awe of Mother Nature’s hands, you will be inspired and uplifted in every moment. A land as vast as Vietnam represents a wide va...

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A Guide to the Vietnamese Conical Hat

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Beautiful craft works could be an interesting and unique souvenir from your trip to Vietnam. The Vietnamese conical hat is an iconic image that reminds people of the farmers working on the golden paddy fields or Vietnamese girls wearing the traditional dress, ao dai, strolling down the streets. The hat has been an item that evolves with Vietnamese ...

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Worthy Vietnam Tours to Understand the Vietnam War


Historic landmarks among other attractions have become an essential part of Vietnam tours. They hold a deep connection with thousands of years of Vietnamese history. Among other historical events, the Vietnam War is one of the most recent with many memorial and war artifacts remained. It was not just a fight between the US and Vietnam, but it invol...

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Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Ho Chi Minh City

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Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon, is Vietnam’s commercial hub and a busy city with motorbikes honking in all directions. This developing metropolitan is famous for its exceptional Vietnamese cuisines, trendy cafes and sky bars, hidden charms, and the desired shopping destination. Since the French Colonial days to the Vietnam War, Ho Chi Minh City ...

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11 Free Things to Do in Saigon


Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) is considered to be a must-visit city in Southeast Asia because of its richness in history, culture, affordability, and a liveliness metropolitan. There is something for everyone. In our latest Vietnam local guide to the vibrant city's attractions, we bring you the 11 free things to do in Saigon that ensure you will still ...

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Vietnam Travel Advice: Is It Safe to Travel In Vietnam?


When traveling abroad, one of the leading determinants of visiting a new country is the safety aspect of it. When going on a trip of a lifetime, you would never want to come across getting hurt, injured, or even getting in the inconvenience of losing your valuables due to theft. With that being said, out of the many developing countries, Vietnam is...

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An Overview on Vietnam Tourism


Tourism plays a vital role in promoting Vietnam’s economy. The extensive investment and constant rapid development of infrastructure and transport networks are an aim at bringing more accessibility to major attractions in the country. Vietnam has a long history of influences from the Chinese and the French, and its unique cultural traditions are st...

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Vietnamese Souvenirs to Buy in Saigon


When traveling to Vietnam, you may wish to bring home some signature memorabilia from this country full of rich culture. There are varieties of unique items representing Vietnamese traditions that you can choose from, but the souvenirs below are the favorite gifts to buy in Saigon. Vietnamese Coffee and Tea Cultivated from the highlands in Tay Nguy...

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Is It Safe to Drink Tap Water in Vietnam?


The health issue is a part of traveling safely. Vietnam is one of the developing countries in a tropical area with many chances of catching diseases. Before going to Vietnam, it is advised to see if there are any current epidemics in Vietnam like viral hemorrhagic fever, especially during hot and humid summer. You may also worry about the food and ...

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Vietnam Travel Adaptors for Your Electrical Devices Abroad


When traveling to other countries, the power supply and other electrical safety standards are different from your home country. You may have to buy many accessories and equipment to adapt your device standard with that in the country you visit, especially travel adaptors. Before going to Vietnam, read our guide on using your electrical devices and ...

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Vietnam Shopping: 10 Things to Buy in a Vietnamese Market


When visiting any local Vietnamese market, there are a variety of unique items that bring out the iconic and traditional Vietnamese cultures. In this blog, we offer a guide to some popular Vietnamese souvenirs that you can purchase to remember your Vietnam trip. Ao Dai   Known as one of the gorgeous and beautiful traditional Vietnamese dresses...

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The Best Places to Eat an Authentic Pho in Ho Chi Minh


Vietnamese cuisine is influenced a lot by Chinese cuisine, but it is often paired with many herbs. One of the most well-known foods in Vietnamese cuisine is Pho. It might look simple with rice noodles, soup, and slices of beef, but after having Pho in Vietnam, you will have the chance to experience many kinds of Pho that you don’t see very often. I...

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10 Unusual Vietnamese Foods to Try in Ho Chi Minh


When it comes to Vietnamese cuisines, foreign travelers quickly think of Pho, the beef noodle soup, Vietnamese pancake, spring rolls, etc. However, there are a variety of strange dishes that when first hearing their names, it is a real challenge to dare to taste. These exotic Vietnamese foods are delicious with unique characteristics and will come ...

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Vietnam Budget Travel: 11 Ways to Save Money in Vietnam


Vietnam is a beautiful place with a lot of nature and a rich local culture from the North to the South. Besides carefully planning your itinerary to make it to all of the beautiful destinations across the country and keep everything within a budget, here are the 11 ways to save money in Vietnam that you can use to have a great trip. 1. Travel Durin...

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What to do at the Mekong Delta

he Mekong Delta makes a relaxing getaway to the countryside as it is roughly 200 km away from Ho Chi Minh City. The southwestern region of Vietnam boasts diverse tropical biodiversity, immense agricultural value, and rich historical and cultural background.  Read on to explore the natural wonders of the area and plan your perfect next trip. Wh...

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What to do in Hoi An Travel Guide


Hoi An Ancient Town is a place you should have on your Vietnam travel list. Not only because of many rave reviews from travelers about it but also because of its charm and beauty. In our Hoi An Travel Guide packed with local recommendations on when to visit, what to do, and foods to eat, you will find it is worth to visit and discover all of i...

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