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Oct
21

Why You Should Try Vietnamese Clay Pot Chicken

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Vietnamese food is already well-known for Pho, Banh mi, and street foods; however, there is another side of Vietnam culinary, the simple dishes that are served in every Viets' family meal. Vietnamese clay pot chicken is one of them. Despite the simplicity of the cooking method, this chicken dish is incredibly tasty and worth trying.What is a Vietna...
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21

What Do Vietnamese Have for Lunch?

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While it may be common for Westerners to grab a quick bite and call it lunch, for many Vietnamese, lunchtime is a special time of the day. In this blog, we will introduce you to the Vietnamese lunch, its surrounding customs as well as dishes and restaurants recommendations. Vietnamese Lunch CustomsWhen does the Vietnamese have lunch? Lunchtime is a...
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Oct
20

TEFL Jobs in Vietnam

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Do you intend to teach English as a foreign language in Vietnam? This guide will enable you to make the most out of your time and career in Vietnam.TEFL is teaching English as a Foreign Language. There is a big market for native speakers of English to teach English in Vietnam.Finding a TEFL Job in VietnamBefore going to Vietnam, you might prefer th...
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Oct
20

Top VPN Services to Use When Traveling Vietnam

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If you are planning your trip to Vietnam, hearing what we will say next will break your heart. Vietnam is South Asia’s cybercrime hub. In the first six months of 2019, nearly 19 million online users fell into the trap of cybercrimes, as per a report.What’s the solution?Well, do not enter the digital world of Vietnam without a VPN’s shield.With its ...
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Oct
19

How to Fund Your Next Holidays to Vietnam

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Holidays can get expensive, and even for a generally cheap country like Vietnam, you could take a big hit financially if not funded the proper way. On the other hand, if you can manage to save appropriately, you can enjoy a nice vacation without any financial burdens. Fortunately, Vietnam offers a wide variety of services that can suit all ranges o...
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Oct
18

Life in Vietnamese Countrysides

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The countrysides in Vietnam have always played an important role in economic development and in preserving the traditions and culture. In Vietnam, wherever you may visit, regardless of region, you always find the precious values that are passed down and maintained by many generations.People in Vietnamese CountrysidesOver 60% of the Vietnamese popul...
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My family spent a night at the homestay in the Mekong delta, it was a unique experience, but not sure any more nights are recommen... Read More
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Oct
18

Fishing in Vietnam

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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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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
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I need your name and phone please.
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Oct
18

Alcohol in Vietnam - Common Drinks and Legal Age

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Drinking alcohol is popular in Vietnam that it’s virtually a part of the culture here. Saying that Vietnamese like beer is a massive understatement, we deeply love it. The act of drinking alcohol impregnates every fabric of society. Vietnamese drink alcohol on many occasions or even on no special occasion at all. Like many other countries in the wo...
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I love trying new alcohol everywhere I go on my Vietnam trip. Not all tasted good though ^^ some were pretty strong, and some were... Read More
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I don't think the Vietnamese requires an ID to by alcohol
Saturday, 19 October 2019 23:50
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Oct
18

Is Vietnam Poor? The Average Vietnamese Salary

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Vietnam is still a developing country, but is Vietnam poor? Find your answer here in our guide to average Vietnamese salary and Vietnam Gross Domestic Product (GDP).Related: Vietnamese CurrencyVietnam GDPVietnam's economy has taken a major toll due to the surge of COVID cases in 2021. Fortunately, the situation has been put under control thanks to ...
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I don't think Vietnam is poor at all. The infrastructure is pretty modern, and the population is very young. So much potentials fo... Read More
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Oct
18

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 MonthWhen is Vietnam Ghost Month?Viet...
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No wonder some temples are filled with people sometime. Good to know
Saturday, 22 February 2020 17:26
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I saw people burning stuff and incense on the street at night, it's pretty interesting to know about the local culture ... Read More
Friday, 10 January 2020 17:22
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Oct
18

The Different Types of Transportations in Vietnam

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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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When will the Saigon Metro open for service? Wihtin 2020 or 2021, which season?
Monday, 25 May 2020 11:29
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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
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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
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Oct
13

Navigating Pork-free Dishes in Vietnam

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Sometimes, it can be challenging to balance your need for halal food with your love for cultural cuisine. However, you can still enjoy Vietnamese food while following your diet. Here are some tips to help you get pork-free dishes in Vietnam.Finding Halal Certified RestaurantsThough plenty of restaurants in Vietnam serve halal food, finding legit on...
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Oct
11

Traveling in Vietnam during COVID-19: What You Must Know

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Last update: October 2021After being homebound for such a long time, a holiday to a sunkissed beach or another distinct culture in Vietnam sounds like an enchanting invitation. Vietnam has been proven to show promising efforts to control the pandemic, and with massive subsidization and promotions to boost domestic travel, traveling in Vietnam is mo...
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Oct
11

Vietnam Travel COVID-19 Regulations

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Since the inception of the infamous COVID-19 outbreak, Vietnam has been at the forefront of combating the spread of the virus within its borders. Because of its proactiveness, Vietnam was able to quickly contain the virus from where it was detected inside the country. Vietnam has also taken measures to prevent external sources of the virus from ent...
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Oct
11

COVID-19 Testing and Treatment in Vietnam

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Vietnam has captivated the world’s attention in medical services and effective prevention strategy thanks to its success against the spread of the pandemic. If you are curious about how the S-shaped country achieved this success, scroll down to learn about COVID-19 testing and treatment in VietnamNote: Since all public transportation in Ho Chi...
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Oct
11

Can I Travel to Vietnam Now?

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VIETNAM'S CURRENT SITUATION(Last update: October 2021)After a few months long of battling against the surge of the Delta-variant cases, Vietnam has finally gained some control to prevent the virus outbreak within the community. Although around 5,000 cases are recorded every day nationwide, the vast majority of them are safely quarantined and treate...
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Oct
07

Can Tourists Drive in Vietnam?

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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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I am a UK citizen, How can i purchase an International driving permit?
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Do the laws apply differently to foreigners?
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Oct
04

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.Over...
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Great site with useful information, thanks
Sunday, 27 October 2019 12:36
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Just spend a little more money on the international service will save you more time and effort
Saturday, 19 October 2019 23:21
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Really amazing news. Hope that the VN government always improving the healthcare system in the future. Beowulf Blockchain was plea... Read More
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Oct
04

Landmark 81 - Observe Ho Chi Minh City from Above

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Landmark 81 is the tallest building not only in Vietnam but also in Southeast Asia with an impressive height of 461 meters. The number 81 indicates the number of floors of this skyscraper. Landmark 81 was awarded “The Best Skyscraper in the world 2016” by International Property Awards. Possessing not only impressive height, but the building also to...
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Oct
04

What to Know about Floating Markets in Vietnam

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The Southwest region of Vietnam has a lot of rivers and for thousands of years, the locals have learned their way to adapt to the environment, creating a fascinating river culture. Therefore, this area boasts the most beautiful floating markets in Vietnam. From a casual means of livelihood, now floating markets are a charming aspect of the local cu...
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The Mekong delta has such unqiue culture
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