Exploring Vietnam

7 Must-Try Experiences When Visiting Quy Nhon City

Quy Nhon City, located in the beautiful province of Binh Dinh, Vietnam, offers a captivating blend of natural wonders, cultural exploration, and tranquil coastal charm. From breathtaking sunsets at Eo Gio to exploring the rustic village life of Binh Dinh, here are eight must-try experiences that will make your visit to Quy Nhon truly memorable. Admire the Sunset at Eo …

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Travel Advisory Board proposed to lift testing requirement

The Vietnam Travel Advisory Board (TAB) submitted a proposal to the government for an exemption from pre-departure test. “The proposal submitted to the government is based on principles that foreign and domestic tourists have same rights. Many countries had removed testing requirements for vaccinated tourists,” said Luong Hoai Nam, member of Travel Advisory Board. The TAB also made 3 recommendations. …

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Countries you can travel in 2022 without having to quarantine

Asia While Vietnam will fully reopen to international tourists from March 15th,  Philippines, Bali (Indonesia), Thailand, Laos and Cambodia lifted quarantine requirements for vaccinated travelers. Malaysia had allowed access to Langkawi under the international travel bubble initiative. Travelers to India are required to self-monitor their health within 14 days of arrival. The travelers must submit the negative PCR test result taken in …

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How to tell which variant of Covid-19 you have

The delta variant had been dominant since December of 2020 and caused a devastating spike in hospitalizations and deaths. That was the story before Omicron was identified by South African researchers. With super high transmission, the Omicron variant has quickly taken over as the dominant strain of the virus worldwide. If you’re diagnosed with COVID-19 or you think you might …

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Vietnam to reopen some destinations for international visitors since November

Vietnam is set to step-by-step reopen for international tourists by June 2022. The Phu Quoc island, Khanh Hoa, Quang Nam, Danang, and Quang Ninh are the first destinations welcoming vaccinated visitors in November. The first phase of the reopening trial program would be the base to conduct the second phase in January 2022 and the last phase. The effectiveness of …

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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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