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Do You Really Need Travel Insurance When Visiting Vietnam?

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Traveling abroad, especially to a faraway country, can entail a lot of fears, after moments of hysterical excitement. A wide swath of scenarios can pop up in your mind: lost luggage and belongings, flight delays, ailments or allergies during the trip, and so on. What underlies these fears are the frustration of paying unexpected hefty sums way over...

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Go Vap District in Ho Chi Minh City

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Each district of Ho Chi Minh City its a different charm. As for Go Vap District, it has been reputed as a vibrant area with continuous housing and business development for those who seek investment opportunities. Map of Go Vap District's Attractions: Go Vap District Overview Go Vap District has been highly urbanized since the 1980s and now it is st...

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Business Meetings Tips in Vietnam

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Business meeting in Vietnam is a crucial custom that leads to successful deals in commercial trades and contracts. Provided that you would like to be involved in the Vietnamese business, it is vital to familiarize yourself with some formal etiquette known as the business meeting tips. General Arrangement of Business Meetings in Vietnam Whenever it ...

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Try These Dishes on Your Saigon Food Tour

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On your Saigon food tour, you will not only find food signature of Southern Vietnam but also get to try specialty from other regions as well. As a hub of Vietnamese culture in the south, Saigon is also the place where you can find dishes of any regions in Vietnam. Most of the famous Southern Vietnam dishes are from the Mekong Delta or the southwest...

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District 12 in Ho Chi Minh City

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When coming to District 12, you can see the contrast between the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, like District 1 and District 3, and a peaceful area. Unlike the other destinations in Ho Chi Minh City, this area mainly attracts tourists thanks to its outdoor activities, which can be hard to find in other crowded districts.  Map of District 12's Attr...

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Cho Quan Church in Ho Chi Minh City

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Most people know of the Notre Dame Cathedral - arguably the most famous church in Ho Chi Minh City. Surprisingly, Notre Dame Cathedral is not the most ancient one in the city. In fact, Cho Quan Church is the most ancient church in Ho Chi Minh City and located in Chinatown.  A Brief History of the Church In the 1700s, there were a lar...

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Popular Night Clubs in Ho Chi Minh City

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In recent years, Ho Chi Minh does not fail to disappoint in the nightlife entertainment scenes, especially with the numerous trendy sky bars and fancy night clubs popping up as a result of the city’s rapid development into a metropolitan. If you get a chance to visit this lively city, take some time to stop by some of these popular night club&...

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Cu Chi District in Ho Chi Minh City

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Away from the busy Ho Chi Minh City center, in the suburbs, Cu Chi District associates closely to Mother Nature along with the dark history of the Vietnam War and the infamous underground tunnels. However, as soon as you step into this region, you could feel the hospitality of the Cu Chi residents and see beautiful rice paddies.  Cu Chi Distri...

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An Introduction to Ho Chi Minh City

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Most tourists traveling to Vietnam always add Ho Chi Minh City (region code: 028) to their bucket list. The impressions of travelers when they come to the 300-year-old city are the abundant choices of delicious street foods and the millions of motorbike madness zooming around the city. Here are some facts about Ho Chi Minh City that you s...

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Best Time to Book Cheap Flights to Vietnam

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Air travel is a popular choice to get to Vietnam. For many, traveling to Vietnam will have a specific budget and mostly consider ways to get cheap flight tickets at a reasonable fare. Our travel guide has information and tips that you might find helpful to choose the best way and the best time to book cheap flights to Vietnam. Airlines with Fl...

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Useful Information for Your Vietnam Travel

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Vietnam has long been characterized by the infamous Vietnam War and the signature food as Pho or Banh Mi. More than widely known things, Vietnam is worth traveling around, and exploring this fast-paced country means experiencing the amazing things inside from the bustling delta to the incredible cuisine. To be ready for possible things and plan you...

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District 9 in Ho Chi Minh City

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To the east of Ho Chi Minh City is another outskirt district, connecting the city with the provinces in the north and east. Learn more about this district - District 9 - in our guide and discover the fun activities you can enjoy here. Map of District 9's Attractions: District 9 Overview District 9 was an outskirt of Thu Duc District in the past, an...

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The Largest Fabric Market in Saigon - Soai Kinh Lam

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The Soai Kinh Lam Market has long been famous for its offer of a large variety of textiles and fabrics in Saigon, so many tailors and designers within the city often visit this market to purchase their customers' favorite types of fabric. This is located in the busy Chinatown area, where business activities are always hustling throughout the day. T...

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A Saigon Adventure on the Back of the Bike

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As one of the top cities to visit in Vietnam, Saigon offers many tours around the city. One of which is a Saigon adventure on the back of the bike. What is this tour about and why you should try it? Find your answers in the guide below. Why You Should Do a Saigon Adventure on the Back of the Bike "Saigon" is what people, both locals, and foreigners...

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An Overview of Health Care in Vietnam

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Being away from your familiarized country can be a frightening experience, especially if you are sick or in need of medical attention. Hopefully, our guide will equip you with essential knowledge of health care in Vietnam to ensure your safety during your visit so that you can fully experience the best that the S-shape nation has to offer. Ove...

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Minh Dang Quang Buddhist Institute

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Named after an influential Vietnamese monk, the Minh Dang Quang Buddhist Institute is a huge construction project in District 2, far from Ho Chi Minh City's center. A visit to this sector would give you an instant peacefulness thanks to its quiet and calm surrounding. Moreover, meditation and being mindful are extremely beneficial for your health a...

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Binh Tan District in Ho Chi Minh City

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Other than those who live here, arguably, most locals know very little about Binh Tan District besides the fact that it houses Aeon Mall Binh Tan, one of the popular shopping centers in Ho Chi Minh City, and the West Station (Ben Xe Mien Tay), a major bus station to the west of the city connecting to provinces in the Mekong Delta. Binh Tan is the d...

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Vietnam Ghost Month

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The seventh month in the lunar calendar is a busy time for many Vietnamese since there are two big festivals, the ghost festival, and Vu Lan - a Buddhist event. In fact, these two big days both happen on the 15th of the month. In this guide, we will focus on giving details into Vietnam ghost month. Vietnam Ghost Month When is Vietnam Ghost Month? V...

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Thu Duc District in Ho Chi Minh City

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Thu Duc District is a gateway situated in the northeast of Ho Chi Minh City. The district is mostly known for its college town, and it is often associated with the dynamic area of universities and the ideal environment for students. There are many special things about this suburban district making it a new developmental growth of the city. Map of T...

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Where to Eat Insects in Ho Chi Minh City

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Insects, bugs, and mealworms are not the everyday meals of the Vietnamese and might even be scary for some locals. However, for those brave enough to try, you can also find quite an amount of restaurants or farms raising these insects to turn them into foods. It is said that the protein from insects is better than that from traditional meats, but t...

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