Tips for Solo Travelers in Vietnam

tips to travel alone in vietnam

Vietnam is a lovely country for solo travelers: it’s cheap, safe and there’s so plenty to see and do. If you prefer travelling to Vietnam alone, let’s take a look at some our tip269s below: Petty crime Petty crime happens everywhere, and Vietnam is not an exception. As a tourist, you’ll be an obvious target for bad people. The pickpockets …

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How Vietnamese Celebrate Tet (Part 2)

How Vietnamese celebrate Tet (Part 1) As the clock strikes midnight, the Giao Thua ceremony commences, marking the end of the previous year and the beginning of spring. In streets, younger people expect for fireworks, while at home, Vietnamese families gather to usher in and exchanging wishes. Incense sticks are burnt as a sign of welcoming the ancestors to join …

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How Vietnamese Celebrate Tet (Part 1)

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Lunar New Year (or Tet) is the biggest holiday of Vietnamese people, celebrated on the first day of the first month on the lunar calendar, usually starts between late January and early February according to the Gregorian calendar. That explains why Tet varies from year to year. Next Monday, February 8, 2016, millions of Vietnamese all around the world will …

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Coffee Culture between Hanoi and Saigon

Vietnamese coffee culture

Vietnamese surely love coffee just as much as tea. One of the fascinating things is that in the North, people have a different way to drink coffee with the South. Related: Vietnamese Tea How does a Vietnamese drink coffee? I can say that Vietnamese coffee has developed a style of its own with its own way of making, its additional variations …

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Reasons Why Travel is Good for You

Looking for a reason to travel? We have more than one here. More confidence Travel helps you to be more independent and confident. The more you travel, the more you learn and explore the possibilities within yourself. By travelling the world, you will have a chance to meet unknown people, conquer the highest mountains and dive the deepest seas. Travelling …

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Tip to pack smart and travel light for girls

Packing for a trip is important. Forget an essential item and you may pay big bucks to buy another one in your destination. Pack too much and you are burdened with heavy bags, and shell out too much money for airline baggage fees. It seems that girls often get difficulties with packing their suitcase so we would like to share …

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Where Should You Visit? Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh

Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are the 2 biggest cities in Vietnam that draw most foreign visitors. It’s great if you can visit two both cities; but if you have limited time and can choose only one, which one you should visit? No worries. The Roughguides travel site has pointed out highlights of each city with their similar and …

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Thanh Ha Terracotta Museum

thanh ha potter museum

Quang Nam is well known for Hoi An ancient town and My Son sanctuary and what else? A lesser-known attraction that I am about to mention is Thanh Ha pottery village. Located approximately 2 km from the town, Thanh Ha village is easy to access and don’t take long for you to see everything. A trip to pottery village offers …

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8 new year’s good luck traditions around the world

new year tradition in the world

New year in each country is celebrated in its own way. Some countries greet the very first day of the new year with exclusive traditions. Here are some strange new year customs and traditions around the world that we have collected. Festivals held in the 2nd month of Lunar Year Spain In Spain, people like to spend New Year’s Eve …

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Citadel of Ho Dynasty Takes the First Place of World’s Greatest Heritage Sites

CNN has announced the list World’s Greatest Heritage Sites and the first place is dominated by Ho Citadel of Vietnam. This is a unique building in Thanh Hoa province, located 150 km away from Hanoi to the South. Earlier, in 2011, it was recognized as World Culture Heritage by UNESCO. Let’s find out some interesting information about this heritage to …

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