Tag Archives: Vietnam travel

Ha Noi welcomes 8 million visitors in the first half of 2012

HA NOI — Ha Noi has attracted about 8.33 million domestic and foreign visitors so far this year, according to the Ha Noi Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism. In the period, the city, which was listed as one of the cheapest global tourist destinations for the summer of 2012, lured more than 1.03 million foreign tourists during the first …

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Mekong Delta, Vietnam is one of the top 10 best value destinations

The famous website Lonely Planet has listed Mekong Delta – Vietnam as one of the top 10 best value destinations for 2012 along with many others including Tajikistan, Lesotho, Porto (Portugal)… “Vietnam is always good value, but you can now skip the package trips arranged in Ho Chi Minh City that tread the same worn-out routes. It’s become easier, more rewarding …

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Latest Vietnam Immigration regulations on Vietnam visa on arrival for Indians

Please be advised that Vietnam Immigration regulations on Vietnam visa on arrival for Indian have been adjusted. Accordingly, the Vietnam visa fee and requirements for Indian citizens to get Vietnam visa approval have been changed. 1. In case Indian passport holders  have an organization or company in Vietnam to make a letter of guarantee for your staying and living in …

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Hanoi is listed as the most affordable travel spot globally for U.S. travelers according to TripAdvisor

NEWTON, Mass., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel site*, today announced TripIndex™ 2012 – a cost comparison of accommodations and an evening out on the town for two people in popular tourist cities across the United States and throughout the world. The TripAdvisor TripIndex is based on the combined costs for two of a one-night stay …

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Tourists to see Southeast Asia on single visa

Travelers could soon be able surf in Bali, shop in Singapore and eat spicy street food in Thailand before crossing into Cambodia and cruising the Mekong in Vietnam – all on a single tourist visa. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is working on a plan that would open the region to foreign tourists in the same way Europe’s …

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Ways to travel to Vietnam

1. Getting there by Air The national airline is Vietnam Airlines (VN). It is however, served by many airlines nearby, including Cathay Pacific and Air France . Main Airports Noi Bai International Airport (HAN) is 35km (21 miles) North of Hanoi. To/from the airport: Buses and metered taxis are available to Hanoi with a journey time of approximately 45 to …

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Vietnamese special food

Cultural traditions and cuisine of Vietnam is very rich and diverse, with bold ethnic identity. Some typical dishes as: 1. Pho (noodle soup) There are many kind call it beef noodle soup, chicken noodle soup… You can have a bowl of noodle soup everywhere in Vietnam, but it is almost famous in Hanoi. From the garnish tray, add a squeeze …

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Where to go when traveling to Vietnam

Vietnam – a beautiful small country and resilience of the war years, now with beautiful mountains and peaceful green valleys, colorful hill tribes and rich cultures dating back to thousand of years, pristine and remote beaches. This country is still very much remains undiscovered by tourists. Here are some suggestions that you can add up to your itinerary when traveling …

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Thing to know – Working in Vietnam

In 2011, the number of registered foreign employees in Vietnam nearly 75,000. Foreigners wishing to work in Vietnam must be at least 18 years old and be healthy enough to satisfy the job requirements. They must be high technical skills or high professional qualifications regarding services and with many experiences may be employed. However, they were not involved in any …

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