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Jul
29

How Ho Chi Minh City is Dealing with Covid-19

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The striking impact of Covid-19 is an alert for the whole world and Ho Chi Minh City is no exception. As new bans on social gatherings were implemented, Vietnam’s greatest economic hub went through another string of quiet days. The new Delta variant has wreaked havoc on not only the local people's health but also their livelihood. Since the emergen...
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29

Traveling to Vietnam for Work during COVID? Check out These Updates

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Even though the pandemic in Vietnam has been looking up, travel restrictions - especially international travel - remains strict. In the meantime, professional experts and skilled workers from overseas are allowed to enter the country, yet, everyone still has to comply with stringent procedures to be able to work and stay in the country legally and ...
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Jul
29

Complete Checklist for Entering Vietnam post COVID-19 Lockdown

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Travel will never be the same due to the pandemic, and even though Vietnam is among the earliest countries to reopen international borders, there are strict restrictions you must comply with as the government’s effort to boost the national economy while ensuring the public health and safety simultaneously. Get informed, and get prepared with our de...
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Jul
29

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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Jul
29

Types of Face Masks You Should Wear in Vietnam

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According to a Statista’s survey about the effects of Covid-19 on the behavior of Vietnamese citizens, 89% of respondents stated that they always or often wore face masks while going out. Thus, it is not exaggerating to say that this item is now a powerful shield to help people stay healthy during the pandemic. Let’s scroll down to find out which t...
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Jul
29

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

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Last update: July 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 more ...
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Jul
29

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 VietnamWhere to Seek Information about COVID-19 Testing and...
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Jul
28

Our Guide for Expats in Hanoi

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Vietnam has been steadily trending as both a travel destination and a destination for expats in recent years. The country itself is quickly developing in terms of its economy and infrastructure. With a huge influx of visitors lately, Vietnam has experienced modernization at a rapid pace, which has made it more welcoming towards foreigners more than...
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Jul
28

Staycation in Vietnam - The Leading Travel Trend during Covid-19

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When looking back on the year 2020, we may think of face masks, social distancing, and a challenging year for travel lovers. However, to salvage the situation, people have found “staycation” - a way to go on vacation right in their hometown or nearby areas.An Introduction to Staycation in VietnamRegarding the case of Vietnam, staycations are ample,...
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Jul
28

Sustainable Tips for Your Vietnam Travel

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Vietnam is a country that thrives on its tourism industry, which has benefited its economy considerably overtime. However, with the ever-growing popularity of Vietnam as a travel destination, the influx of visitors also leaves behind an undesirable amount of negative footprints at an alarming rate. To counteract this problem, your decisions as a tr...
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Jul
28

Backpacking in Vietnam Post-COVID-19

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Since the first confirmed case of COVID in Vietnam back in January 2020, the country has taken serious measures including temporary lockdowns of affected cities and the closure of tourism destinations to contain the virus outbreak. Eventually, these areas would be reopened after a quarantine period and the Vietnamese government had insisted th...
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Jul
28

Procedures for Traveling out of Vietnam during COVID-19

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Since Vietnam's borders are opening, the need to traveling abroad from Vietnam for your business trips or going home is much more essential. Overseas trips are no longer the same, at least in the current time of the pandemic, so it is crucial that you follow all information on traveling out of Vietnam during COVID-19.Traveling out of Vietnam during...
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Jul
28

Where to Donate in Vietnam

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No matter where you’re traveling to or living in, giving back to the community is undoubtedly an excellent way to appreciate the country. Donating isn’t solely about monetary contributions, but any old or unused belongings of yours can be incredibly valuable for other misfortunate individuals. While in Vietnam, there are many channels where you can...
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Jul
28

Ethical Travel in Vietnam

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As Vietnam’s tourism industry continues to grow with every passing year, it is more important than ever for travelers to think about their impact on the country. This means being aware of how tourism can affect the environment as well as the local communities and their culture. Travelers can make a conscious effort to travel responsibly and mindful...
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Jul
28

Where to Spend Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Hanoi

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Traditionally, Christmas is not seen as a public holiday in Vietnam. Even though Catholicism is one of the major religions in Vietnam, it took a long time for Christmas to be celebrated widely and publicly due to the complications of religious practice during the Vietnam War. Likewise, New Year's Eve is not a long-established tradition as the Lunar...
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Jul
28

Top Travel Destinations in Vietnam during the Tet Holiday

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Vietnamese New Year or Tet is the most festive holiday in Vietnam that spans up to seven days. During this time, many people will make travel plans to reunite with their friends and family. Even though it is known to be quite hectic to travel during the Tet holiday, being able to experience Vietnam and its culture during its liveliest time of the y...
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Jul
26

Can I Travel to Vietnam Now?

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VIETNAM'S CURRENT SITUATION(Last update: July 2021)Vietnam country is one of the few nations that are able to contain the first virus outbreaks, and the people's daily life, as well as businesses, were soon able to return to somewhat of normalcy. However, the current situation of the Delta virant's widespread is another story. Infected cases are cl...
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Jul
23

Buying Groceries Online in Vietnam - Here's How You Can Do It

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During the new surge of the Delta variants cases in Vietnam and particularly in Ho Chi Minh City, the government has imposed extreme social distancing measures as an effort to stop the unprecedented effect of the coronavirus. Subsequent, the regular routine is significantly disrupted, and such simple task as grocery shopping has since become the ch...
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Jul
21

Asian Tourists in Vietnam - What Has Changed After Covid-19 Pandemic

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The COVID-19 pandemic may be releasing its icy grip from most of the world but its effects continue to linger. For example, since it started in 2019, traveling within Asia has taken a significant hit. Vietnam's decision to suspend inbound flights to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city is one such case. However, countries are finding ways around these travel...
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Jul
19

Vietnamese Dishes That Scare Most Westerners

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Vietnamese food is well known as one of the best foods in the world. You might have heard of Phở (Vietnamese noodles), Bánh mì (Vietnamese baguette), and Nem (Vietnamese spring rolls). Besides the delicious dishes, some Vietnamese foods still challenge most Westerners. Do you dare to try them one day when traveling in Vietnam? Mắm Tôm - Shrimp Past...
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