Exploring Vietnam

Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh: Where to go?

Hanoi Old Quater

Positioning in two opposite sides of Vietnam, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh are always two ideal choices for foreigners to visit when coming to the country. They are both big cities and offer plenty of sightseeing and shopping opportunities but bringing different unique vibes. While Hanoi is more traditional and ancient cities, people consider Ho Chi Minh City to be …

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Vietnam grants free automatic visa extension to stranded tourists

Under the background of COVID-19, Vietnam immigration has granted permission to automatically extend tourist visas until 30 June 2020 free of charge, effective immediately. This announcement will stand until further notice from the government. Who will be affected? 1.      All foreigners entering Vietnam from 1st March 2020 on an electronic visa, tourist visa, and via visa waiver program. 2.      Foreigners …

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Tourism Activities Shutdown in Vietnamese Provinces and Cities Due to Covid-19 Outbreak.

As of 13th, March, the total number of Covid-19 patients rose to 45, many of the cases were international tourists, many Vietnamese provinces and cities has stopped tourism activities at many locations and/or the entire city, cancelled traditional festivals, places with largely populated tourism activities as a response to the potential Covid-19 Outbreak. According to The Ministry of Health, their …

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Enjoy Your Favourite Cocktails in Hoi An’s Popular Bars!

The year 2020 starts with Hoi An, one of the busiest tourist attractions yet to date. Asides from the charming retro/Japanese mix with a traditional touch of Vietnam oldest cultural features that can be seen in almost anywhere, Hoi An also offers a great variety of entertainment from across the world, including the Bar services. So order your favourite cocktails …

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7 things you should know about Mai Chau, Vietnam

Is Mai Chau worth visiting compared to Sapa? This post will give you the most honest answer, so keep on reading! If you would like to run away from the hustle and bustle of the city life to refresh your mind, Mai Chau – a rural district belonging to the west of Hoa Binh Province, is the new world that …

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Top 1 Trending #ApologizeToVietnam and The Story of 20 South Korean Tourists

20 Tourists isolated in Da Nang, Vietnam provide misleading information

After an interview of 20 Korean Tourists isolated in Da Nang, Vietnam was published on Korean Media Channel – YTN News, Vietnamese Netizens have blown up on Twitter with hashtags #AppologizeToVietnam and #BanhMi which are now on the Korean and Worldwide top trending. “Stop and apologize to Vietnam. We have served you with generosity and kindness. If you are not satisfied, …

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Updates about Vietnam Visa Entry in the COVID-19 Outbreak.

Following the outbreak of COVID-19 virus, the Ministry of Foreign Affair has announced travelling restrictions for citizens from South Korea, Italy and Japan. According to the officials, Vietnam has postponed providing visa for South Koreans since the 26th of February, while citizens from Italy and Japan are still able to apply for visas. Passport holders from these countries with a …

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Wuhan Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak Update: Is Vietnam Safe to Travel?

16/16 patients infected with the new Coronavirus Covid are recovered and released from hospitals

For international tourists who are still wondering whether Vietnam is a safe country to travel during Coronavirus Outbreak or not? The answer is YES! As Coronavirus is vulnerable to high temperatures, the weather warming up across Vietnam is a good condition to slow down or even prevent the spread of the new Coronavirus. Since 13 February 2020, there has been …

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Safety First: Visit these hospitals for professional care if you’re in Hanoi!

reviews of hospitals in Hanoi

New to Vietnam’s healthcare system? Don’t worry, we have you covered! We have collected some very detailed reviews about five international hospitals in Hanoi with a great reputation for you to bookmark in case of an emergency. Family Medical Practice Hanoi   Add: 298 Kim Ma Street, Van Phuc Compound, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Vietnam Hotline: (024) 3843 0748 Information: One …

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Helpful Vietnamese Phrases for Travelers

Vietnam is a worthwhile visiting country due to its picturesque landscapes, delicious food, hospitable people and low living cost. However, in the place where most of people can’t speak English, it’s best for you to learn some survival Vietnamese phrases to make the most of your trip in Vietnam. In this post, you will learn 60 useful phrases that will …

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