Exploring Vietnam

Vietnam receives over 90,000 doses of Pfizer Vaccine

As per statement made by a representative of the Ministry of Health on July 5th, the first batch of over 99,0000 doses of Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine arrived at Noi Bai airport in the morning of July 7th. More 3 million doses are scheduled to be delivered in the third quarter and approximately 28 million doses will be available in quarter III …

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Quang Nam to prioritise vaccination of tourism workers

Quang Nam authorities have decided to implement comprehensive safety protocols to ensure the safe return of tourism in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The plan prioritizes the vaccination of tourism sector workers.  The vaccination campaign for nearly 20,000 workers is scheduled to be completed in August 2021, said Nguyen Thanh Hong, Director of Quang Nam Department of Culture-Sports-Tourism. At …

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Healthy, safe Vietnam welcomes tourists to vacation destinations

Vietnam has demonstrated its resilience to the global pandemic, welcoming huge crowds of tourists to vacation hotspots over the recent holiday weekend. On April 30, for example, visitors flocked to the popular beach town Bai Sau in Vung Tau Town near Ho Chi Minh City. Over 70,000 people were at the Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province beaches, and provincial authorities dispatched …

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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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