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8 tips for your first trip to Southeast Asia

Don’t go wide, go deep Instead trying to visit many countries and cities on a single trip, it’s better to pick up one or two countries/cities and dig into their culture. Hopping over to several places will exhaust yourself and make your journey boring. To ultilize travel time wisely, you should choose countries which are close together and easily accessible. …

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Hanoi city tour by electric cars and cyclos

Electric car Electric car is a cheap and perfect option for a short ride around Old Quarter – the heart of Hanoi – and West Lake with leisure. There are two lines/tours of electrical car, operated by two separated companies: Line 1: West Lake Tour (by TLC Hotay Joint Stock Co.). The terminal of this line is located in front …

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Hanoi transport safety: what you should know (part 2)

GrabBike If you prefer using motorbike service, GrabBike is cheaper and more convenient in a country which has a lot of motorbikes and traffic jams like Vietnam. Grab is originated from Singapore, operated in 30 cities across 6 Southeast Asian countries. GrabBike is same as Uber: you download Grab application from Google Play or Apple App Store to your phone …

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Hanoi transport safety: what you should know (part 1)

Hanoi is an easy city to travel with the wide range of public transportation means such as public bus, taxi, motorbike taxi and the upcoming Hanoi Metro rail system which shall be installed very soon in the near future. To get around the capital, you can choose bus, taxi, electric car tour, cyclo tour or rent a motorbike to explore …

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Guide to buy tailored clothing in Hoi An

The skillful tailors in Hoi An made the couture clothes making business in this ancient town so popular. With their long experiences and the respect for the traditional business here, you can expect the highest quality for the final result. However, the tailors in Hoi An are not designers, so you need to take notes on the tips below to …

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Join Photography Contest with Vietnam Visa Easy to get BIG prizes

We are proudly presenting to you our very first Photography Contest: Together We Travel the World. Share your most beautiful travelling moments of you and your loved ones to win many presents from Vietnam Visa Easy! What are you waiting for? Join us now to get big prizes! From 7th September to 14th September, all you just need to do is …

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Truth on two female foreign tourists forced to get out of bus incident

On July 26th night, a tourist from Taiwan posted on her Facebook 3 videos showing a group of other foreign tourists in Nha Trang were being yelled at by the driver’s assistant, their belongings were thrown out of the bus and eventually they were forced to get out of the bus. She also shared that she bought bus ticket from …

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A Guide to Co To Island

  Co To archipelago belongs to Quang Ninh province, is one of the most beautiful destination of the north Vietnam. Co To Island is 22 kilometers from land and can only be reached by boats. The archipelago including the biggest island Big Co To and many other smaller islands has an old name “Chang Son” which means Chang mountain, an …

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Which islands in Vietnam you can visit without permission?

Out of over two thousands of islands along the coast of Vietnam, a handful of them have great potentials to develop tourism, yet only some of those foreign tourists can visit without a permit. Vietnam government is little too serious about security even in most recent years. There is military post in almost all big island, inhabited or uninhabited. Vietnamese …

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Go Off-the-beaten-track in Pu Luong

If someone asks me whether Thanh Hoa is a great place to travel, it wouldn’t be an easy yes or no. For first-time travelers to Vietnam, Thanh Hoa is definitely NOT an option because it doesn’t have any major tourist site, except for the world heritage Ho Citadel which is promoted rather poorly. Thanh Hoa has a beach, but Sam …

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