Vietnam Tourism

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Vietnam has introduced a number of additional measures for travelers entering the country, including a mandatory medical declaration form. The health declaration form for Vietnam can be completed in different ways, including via an online platform. International travelers heading to Vietnam are advised to read this information and be aware […]

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Travelers in Vietnam who want to remain connected during their stay in the country are often concerned about the availability of telephone and internet connections. The good news for visitors is that in the developed cities and main tourist areas, it is relatively easy to get internet access in Vietnam. Communications are constantly improving with […]

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Public transportation is a good option for foreigners in Vietnam. As the traffic and road conditions in Vietnam may be quite different from those back home, many tourists find it more convenient to use local transport. In general, it is easy to get around Vietnam. In larger cities, including the capital Hanoi, the transport offering […]

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As the world responds to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Vietnam has taken positive steps to help control the spread of the disease. Vietnam has seen far fewer cases than other Asian countries, largely thanks to the swift action taken. Foreign nationals should,  be aware of travel restrictions that have been implemented for the country.  As […]

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Widely regarded as one of the least expensive Asian destinations, Vietnam is a popular choice amongst tourists seeking an affordable yet enriching trip. Accommodation in Vietnam is generally inexpensive, even quality hotels in the largest cities can be found for a fraction of what travelers would pay back home. From hostels and homestays to luxurious […]

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Vietnamese food is considered to be one of the healthiest national cuisines in the world. Balanced in flavor and ingredients, dishes like pho and bun cha are growing in popularity around the globe. A highlight of visiting Vietnam is being able to sample some authentic, traditional dishes at restaurants in Hanoi, cafés in Hoi An, […]

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Although it was initially expected to go ahead as planned on April 5th, 2020, the much anticipated Vietnamese Formula One Grand Prix has now been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic With the first-ever Vietnamese Formula 1 Grand Prix was due to first take place on April 2020 in Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital city. Given that […]

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How many public holidays are there in Vietnam? Overall, there are 10 public holidays in Vietnam each year. The government decided to increase the number from 8 in 2007 by adding the Hung King Commemoration, taking the amount very close to the global average of 11. Vietnamese public holidays are fantastic times to celebrate and […]

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The city of Da Lat is one of Vietnam’s most popular tourist destinations. Many foreigners who applied for a visa for Vietnam decide to include Da Lat in their itinerary because of its romantic and charming atmosphere, heritage colonial architecture and natural beauty (think mountains, a lake, and waterfalls). However, towards the end of the […]

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Up until recently thousands of tourists flocked to visit Hanoi’s Train Street every year. The unique sight of Vietnamese trains running through a narrow street was a favorite for social media influencers and photographers alike. However, as of October 12th 2019 local authorities have started restricting access to the street citing safety fears. To explore […]

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