Tag Archives: Vietnam travel

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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Activities in Hoi An (Part 1)

1. Night Life in Hoi An The nightlife in Hoi An is a specialty of the town. Nowhere in Vietnam is the nightlife more authentic and enjoyable than it is in Hoi An. Especially on 14th lunar night – monthly lantern event. It’s a tradition in this little small town – on the 14th night of Lunar month, the street lights are …

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What to see in Hoi An

Local villages in Hoi An countryside Hoi An is not only well-known for the Old Town but also the traditional handcraft villages those, for a long time, have been serving the needs of the people on carpentry, pottery, physic, gardening and lantern making. Kim Bong Carpentry Village: located at Cam Kim district, on the side of Hoi An river, Kim …

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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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Are Vietnamese people really hostile towards foreign tourists?

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On the following of the incident happened in late July where a bus driver’s assistant of Viet Nhat Travel (Nha Trang) forced two female foreign passengers to leave the bus, part of which was recorded on mobile phone by a Taiwanese tourist who also took the same bus, we have received mixed opinions on the topic. In majority, many shared …

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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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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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