Exploring Vietnam

Explore wonderful campsite at Son My Beach

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Binh Thuan is approaching more closely the list “Best beach destination in Vietnam”. The province recently opened a very new beach namely Son My in Ham Tan District, following the unique beachfront campsite set up a few months ago. Located just 3 hours drive from Ho Chi Minh, Son My beach is almost isolated with a wonderful background of lush …

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Dalat’s Flower Festival approaches

If you have no idea where to celebrate this new year, then consider visiting Da Lat. The upcoming Flower Festival of the city is expected to bring lots of joy and happiness to visitors through more than 30 exciting activities. In the morning of 29th December, the preparations for the opening ceremony of the festival almost complete. The festival will …

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Ways of getting around Vietnam

Vietnam transportation system is varied and continuing to improve. Today’s travellers have a far better range of options at their disposal in comparison with the past. Train, Plane and Bus are among the popular modes of transportation for getting around the country. Related: Tips on Motorbike Taxi in Vietnam Train For independent travellers keen on getting around and seeing Vietnam at …

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Things to know on bargaining in Vietnam

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In some western countries, bargaining is not really welcomed but in Asia, especially Vietnam, bargaining is a part of Vietnamese culture. Actually, the Vietnamese appreciate the efforts of foreigners when they try to put the price down. But to have a perfect trip to Vietnam, you better have some knowledge about bargaining in Vietnam. According to Wikipedia, we are told …

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Vietnam remains charms and deep traditions over the decades

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Tamar Lowell is a CEO of Access Trips.  She’s had a fascination for Vietnam since she was a child. She was so curious about the country and tried to understand it as much as possible through books and movies.  Tamar Lowell was among the first Americans to visit Vietnam after President Clinton ended trade embargo on Vietnam in February of …

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Old Hanoi restored at “Memory of Hanoi”

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Don’t miss a visit to Hanoi this January to see the truly ancient beauty of the city at the cultural event “Memory of Hanoi” organized by Hanoi Tourism Department. The event is scheduled to be held for the first time at the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long from December 30, 2015 – January 4, 2016, and free for all visitors. …

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Regional variations of Vietnamese cuisine

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Vietnam is a narrow country stretching for thousands of km from North to South. In terms of culinary, it is divided into 3 main regions: The North, the Central and the South featuring distinctive flavours. Due to colder climate, people in the North tend to use less spice than in the Central and the South but black pepper is used …

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Different colors of Vietnam in a French’s photo book

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Vietnam-Mosaic of Contrast is a picture diary of Réhahn’s journey (a French photographer) in Vietnam. Réhahn quit his job in France in 2007 to live in Hoi An (Vietnam). He considers this place to be a new homeland and would love to share its beauty, people and culture. Réhahn has captured over 50,000 photos throughout 8 years during his road …

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5 reasons to travel to Vietnam

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Most people think of Vietnam as a war. But the old history has all gone. Now peace and safety reside. So if you are looking for a new place to discover, don’t forget to add Vietnam into your list. Here are 5 reasons why you should do that: 1. It has so much to offer: Vietnam is an incredibly beautiful …

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Hanoi’s youth

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The rules for motorcycles are liberating and the youth are taking advantage of the changes. It’s an exciting time to be in Hanoi. The youth are the future of a country, and they see a bright future ahead. Multinational companies are racing to build more factories, like Samsang’s largest facility. The clothing industry is set to expand exponentially with the …

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