Tag Archives: Vietnam travel tips

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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Difference betwen Saigon and Hanoi lifestyle

The first diffrecence between two cities to be mentioned is morning routines. While Saigonees would love to start a new day with a cup of coffee while reading newspaper in a quite corner café, Hanoians enjoy early morning in the parks or by the lakes doing excercises. Speaking of breakfast, to some of Saigonese, coffee is breakfast. They rarely have …

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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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Hanoi, charming city with 1000-year history

Ha Noi [Outside Layer]  Capital of Vietnam Nearly 8 millions of population Over 1000 years old The meaning of Hanoi is “inside (the) river” Known as “The city of Soaring Dragon” [History] Hanoi is the heart of Viet Nam, a capital with a history of over one thousand years and nowadays still beats with its dynamic and lively spirit, making …

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Reference options for your stay in Hoi An

Under $200/night 1. Hoi An Chic Hotel – 1.928.408 VND/night Add: Nguyen Trai Street, Cam Chau Ward, Hoi An Phone: 0235 3926 799 5-star Free Wi-Fi Free Parking Breakfast Included Air-con Pool 2. Little Hoian Boutique Hotel & Spa – 1.116.241 VND/night Add: Song Hoai Square, 02 Thoai Ngoc Hau, Cam Pho, Hoi An Phone: 0235 3869 999 4-star Free …

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Visit Hoi An-When and How

When to go Hoi An has two seasons: dry season from March to September, rainy season from October to February. The best time to enjoy Hoi An is from February to April because the temperature is not too high and the humid is mild. High tourist season coincides with Central Vietnam’s wet season with stormy weather and a lot of …

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Moc Chau – The Dreamy Plateau

Moc Chau is located in Son La province and known as one of the best destinations in north Vietnam for its unreal scenic landscape. Moreover, Moc Chau is also identified with rich culture of the ethnic minorities and friendliness of locals. Moc Chau plateau is also home to 12 ethnic minorities including Thai and H’Mong are most popular with renowned …

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Teaching English in Vietnam

Teaching English must be the most in-demand job to expatriates in Vietnam. The country is rapidly developing and everyone is learning languages, besides Vietnamese, English is also officially taught in schools. Nowadays, kids in Vietnam started their English classes even before going to primary schools. It’s a competitive business and you might have some difficulty to find job here. But good …

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