Category: Living in Vietnam

Every country has its hazards. Vietnam is no exception, even as the country continually upgrades its tourism industry and imposes high penalties on those who commit crime against foreigners. Here are some tips to ease your worries and help you enjoy your vacation. Get on a wild adventure in Vietnam while avoiding life-threatening dangers.

2 BEST ADRESSES FOR BEST PHO IN HANOI

2 BEST ADRESSES FOR BEST PHO IN HANOI

Thạch Lam, famous writer in the biginning of 20th century said: Pho ( Noudle soup is a special Hanoi’s gift ,even  Pho not only made in hanoi, but only in  Hanoi, Pho noudle soup is the best . In Hanoi, you can find easily  in every corner a Pho restaurant. It’s the most famous and cheap …

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CHEAP HOSTELS AND HOTELS IN HANOI

CHEAP HOSTELS AND HOTELS IN HANOI

When you want to make a trip to Hanoi in backpack way, You are looking for cheap hotels in Hanoi. There are quite few great Hanoi hotels at less than 10 dollars per night. So if you are travelling in Hanoi and you do not want to ruin here , check this list of cheap …

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Best time to visit Vietnam

Best time to visit Vietnam

When is  the best time to visit Vietnam? Right now there are 4 seasons inside northern Vietnam and 2 seasons (dry and rainy seasons) within central and southern regions. It’s cooler in Da Lat city (Central Highlands) and also truly cold inside Sapa ( 1500 m above the sea) and the entire northern region throughout the entire winter time (from …

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Cost of living in Vietnam with actual price

Cost of living in Vietnam with actual price

Cost of living in Vietnam Before leaving for Vietnam, everyone wonders how much the cost does for the accommodation, food, travel etc. The cost of living in Vietnam is not easy to predict from abroad.  As we are living  in Hanoi Vietnam, we can give you the cost of the various budget items here. These prices are …

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Travelling Around Vietnam

Travelling Around Vietnam

There are four major transport modes in Vietnam. For tourists who want to reach their destinations faster than the usual pace, there are two airlines, Vietnam and Pacific, which operate to and from various domestic points. Yet it is advisable to book as early as possible since it might be difficult to reserve a seat …

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Unusual water Puppet Show for Kids

Unusual water Puppet Show for Kids

In a big city such as Hanoi, the heart of Vietnam, there are a number of attractions that would ensure a kid’s interest. Boating is a good choice. Thu Le Park has pedal-powered boats or, if you want a bigger boat, you can go to Ho Tay, the largest lake in Hanoi. You can make …

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Gambling In Vietnam

Gambling In Vietnam

After achieving independence in the 20th century, Vietnam has been attracting foreigners from around the globe. Known for its panoramic natural beauty and rich agriculture life, one might ask what features attract people to stay and keep on going back to Vietnam. Well in reality, Vietnam may become your next vacation destination or the one …

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Nightlife in Vietnam

Nightlife in Vietnam

In these hard times, it is important to look for vacation destinations that can maximise the power of your money. There are many locations that you may consider around the world, but if you are looking for a bit pleasurable type of travel, you can opt to visit South-east Asia and Vietnam. Vietnam can offer …

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Choosing Souvenirs in Vietnam

Choosing Souvenirs in Vietnam

Best Souvenirs to buy in Vietnam If it is your first time to visit this country, it will be a good idea to shop around for keepsakes which you can add to your collection back at home. To give you an idea of what to buy in this South East Asian country, read on. Traditional Craft Items …

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Vietnamese Transportation Options

Vietnamese Transportation Options

Now that you are already standing on Vietnamese soil, the next question you should ask yourself is this: how do I travel around? Read on and know what we recommend for travellers like you. NATIONAL TRANSPORT Our Recommendation: Stay on the Road Although trains are a fast way to reach Ho Chi Minh City from …

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Health and Safety Issues in Vietnam

Health and Safety Issues in Vietnam

Vietnam does not require tourists to have specific vaccinations except for yellow fever, if you come from a country that is hit by the disease. For your health, though, get immunisation from polio, cholera, tetanus, hepatitis A, hepatitis B and typhoid. Be wary against malaria, too. A maximum safety measure would be to secure health …

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Money Matters in Vietnam

Money Matters in Vietnam

ATMs and foreign currency exchange banks can be found in the major cities in Vietnam, like Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City. The local currency is the Vietnam dong. The US dollar is widely accepted in malls, hotels and restaurants in the cities, but it useful to carry dongs everywhere, especially in the more remote …

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When To Go To Vietnam

When To Go To Vietnam

Having a tropical climate, Vietnam sees its share of heavy rainfall and scorching heat. The weather conditions vary in different regions, though. The northern mountains can freeze with snow, while southern rice paddies can suffer in the scorching heat. Two monsoons govern Vietnam’s climate. The winter monsoon visits the North-east between October and March, so …

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