Exploring Vietnam

Helpful Vietnamese phrases for travelers

Vietnam is a worthwhile visiting country due to its picturesque landscapes, delicious food, hospitable people and low living cost. However, in the place where most of people can’t speak English, it’s best for you to learn some survival Vietnamese phrases to make the most of your trip in Vietnam. In this post, you will learn 60 useful phrases that will …

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Benefits of investing in Vietnam

Since 2005, Vietnam’s Government has applied different incentives and support to investment from outside of Vietnam. The purpose is not only stimulate foreign investment into Vietnam but also create a fair investment environment for both domestic and foreign investors. Nowadays, foreign investors can be entitled to comparable or even more and better investment incentives than those of domestic investors. Establishment …

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4 types of investment in Vietnam

Coming to Vietnam and putting lots of money on a business are steps of a gamble which requires careful research. As a matter of fact, the research starts with how to invest into Vietnam, or in other words what are forms for investment in Vietnam. This question is not quite a key concern but should still be taken into account …

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HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM SCAMS, CHEATS, FRAUDS IN VIETNAM

Scam is everywhere. Travelers are always the target of scammers. To ensure you trip is not ruined by Vietnamese fraudsters, let’s take a look at our tips below before booking a ticket to Vietnam. Taxi scams There are countless taxi companies in Vietnam but we always you recommend using the 2 most reliable operators Mai Linh and Vinasun whose customer …

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10 Vietnamese souvenirs you should take home

When traveling to Vietnam, you should not miss a visit to the local market. It’s a chance to both step into local life and bring home some authentic Vietnam souvenirs. If you are not sure what to buy for loved ones after amazing trip in Vietnam, here are some suggestions. 1.       Áo dài Áo dài is known as traditional dress …

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5 favorite activities on Vietnamese New Year holiday

Tet (Lunar New Year holiday) is the biggest traditional holiday in Vietnam. It is also the most expected because this is get-together time for family and friends, espcially to those who work away from their hometown. Below are the top five most preferable Tet’s activities Vietnamese people often do with family. 1.  Watch firework show Like almost countries around the …

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Keep in mind these things before you navigate Vietnam by motorbike

Driving through Vietnam on a motorbike will be an adventure you won’t soon forget. To keep that adventure more about the fun and less about the frustration, there’s something you need toYou know before you go. The riders of motorbikes below 50cc are not required a driving license, however, this size of motorbikes is only suitable for city riding. For …

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A brief history of traditional Vietnamese ao dai

The Vietnamese ao dai has seen significant evolution throughout the years and has been in the forefront of the fashion industry, as well as the subject of political reform and cultural identity since its first introduction in Nguyen dynasty. Before Nguyen dynasty The exact origin of ao dai is unknown; though, some affirmed that it was first seen around 38-42 AD and worn …

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Traditional wedding ceremonies and customs in Vietnam

Wedding is more than a ceremony of celebrating union of two in the presence of their families and close friends, it is tradition and culture. Let’s explore Vietnamese tradition through a typical morden wedding. A Vietnamese traditional wedding consists of 3 ceremonies: lễ chạm ngõ, lễ ăn hỏi and lễ rước dâu. Lễ chạm ngõ Lễ chạm ngõ (also known …

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COM BINH DAN-BUDGET MEAL EATERY FOR COMMONERS

When coming to Vietnam, you easily see countless eateries with sign board “cơm bình dân”. The majority of these eateries are small, family-run business offering a variety of home-cooked dishes at budget prices. In Vietnamese, “cơm bình dân” means “common rice”. Especially busy at lunchtimes, “cơm bình dân” serves customers from all walks of life: from clerks to labourers, from …

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