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Hoi An Travel Guide

We are not exaggerating when we say that Hoi An is the most attractive destination of Vietnam.  Located in Quang Nam province, in the lower section of Thu Bon river, and just 30 kilometers away from Da Nang city, Hoi An has everything to become the star of tourism in Middle Vietnam. The town is enriched with both natural and …

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Our journey to the land of terraced rice fields – Mu Cang Chai

Every year, from May to June and from September to October, travelers from different places on earth march to the paradise of rice Mu Cang Chai of Yen Bai with hope to witness the glory of nature through the works of human beings. Our trip on motorbikes lasted for 2.5 days with great moments despite that we came a little bit late …

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Mu Cang Chai – Paradise of Rice

Mu Cang Chai is located in Yen Bai province, about 280km away from Hanoi and very famous for its terraced fields.  There are 2 times of the year to visit Mu Cang Chai: from mid-September to October this is the grain season, from May to July when Hmong people start sowing and pouring water on the fields. Mu Cang Chai …

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Vietnam World Heritage Sites

Among hundreds of tourist landscapes spreading through from north to south, Vietnam has 8 of them that are World Heritage Sites recognized by UNESCO as of 2016. These sites are valuable and special of cultural and physical significance with the country’s ethnically and natural properties. Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park Phong Nha – Ke Bang is located at …

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Dos and Don’ts When Travelling in Vietnam

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Vietnam isn’t really a difficult place to travel. However, Vietnam is a country that divides the opinions in world travelers and expats communities. Some loved the place and its people while some didn’t think so. As local experts, we want each traveler visiting Vietnam to have nice and beautiful experiences without being worried about security or scam. Therefore, though we …

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Religions in Vietnam

    Vietnamese folk religions are ethnic religions of Vietnamese people, dominant in Vietnam where they are practiced by 45.3% of the population. Vietnamese folk religions are not organized religious systems, but sets of local worship traditions devoted to thần, a term which can be translated as “spirits”, “gods” or with the more exhaustive locution “generative powers”. Caodaism or “Way …

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4 hot-pot dishes from the Mekong Delta

Thanks to nice treat from the nature, farmers in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta are granted a widely various range of special food. Combing the natural ingredients, locals have created the tasty and delicious dishes that can be found elsewhere. Tourists coming there in water rising season can have chance to experience the dishes such as: hot pot of linh fish served …

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Vietnamese Folk Arts

Together with the traditional folk games, Vietnamese folk arts have taken an important role in reserving and promoting Vietnamese cultural identity. Related: Vietnam Classic Movies Water puppetry Water puppetry comes from the North Vietnam. This is a famous folk-art which is dated back to 11th century. Villagers often performed water puppetry on occasions like festivals, lunar New Year, ceremonies… at the …

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Vietnam Tets and Holidays

Beside Tet Nguyen Dan as known as Lunar New Year, Vietnam has other dozen of traditional Tets, not to mention historical celebrations and holidays…. However, only 1/3 of them are public holidays when everyone gets the days off work. Traditional Tets: Tet Nguyen Dan – Lunar New Year Culturally, Tet Nguyen Dan is the most important event of the whole …

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Vietnamese Tea

Like other countries in Asia, Vietnam has to its own a rich tea culture which has been fostered for thousands of years. Tea plays an essential role in the cultural life of the Vietnamese both in the past and in the present. Vietnam is the world’s 7th largest producer of tea, after Indonesia, producing a quantity roughly comparable to the …

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