Tag Archives: Vietnam travel tips

Religions in Vietnam

    Vietnamese folk religions are ethnic religions of Vietnamese people, dominant in Vietnam where they are practised by 45.3% of the population. Vietnamese folk religions are not organized religious systems, but sets of local worship traditions devoted to thần, a term which can be translated as “spirits”, “gods” or with the more exhaustive locution “generative powers”. Caodaism or “Way …

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Vietnam Tets and Holidays

Beside Tet Nguyen Dan as known as Lunar New Year, Vietnam has other dozen of traditional Tets, not to mention historical celebrations and holidays…. However, only 1/3 of them are public holidays when everyone gets the days off work. Traditional Tets: Tet Nguyen Dan – Lunar New Year Culturally, Tet Nguyen Dan is the most important event of the whole …

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Vietnamese Tea

Like other countries in Asia, Vietnam has to its own a rich tea culture which has been fostered for thousands of years. Tea plays an essential role in the cultural life of the Vietnamese both in the past and in the present. Vietnam is the world’s 7th largest producer of tea, after Indonesia, producing a quantity roughly comparable to the …

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Gia Lai Travel Guide

Visiting the Central Highlands at the same time means that you can’t miss Gia Lai as one of your destinations. Talking of Gia Lai we talk about the blue Sea Lake in Pleiku which has been compared to the eyes of a young girl many times; about the scent of a highland coffee cup; and cultural festivals of highland ethnic …

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Hanoi Regional Cuisines

Culinary art is one of the most interesting things to discover in Hanoi. Following is the list of the most popular local foods that should not be missed in your trip to this beautiful city. The finest local dishes can be found at small one-dish restaurants or food stall, usually just open-air joints at street sides, where you might wonder …

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Traditional Vietnamese Wedding

To the Vietnamese people, marriage is one of the most important events in a human lifetime. The ceremony has great significance not only to the couple involved but to both families and friends. Betrothal ceremony and engagement party Both events can happen months beforehand. The betrothal ceremony is just as important as the wedding ceremony. Traditionally, both bride and groom …

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Vietnamese Folk Games

Along with the rapid development of urbanization and the invasion of Western culture is the disappearance of traditional villages and rice fields in Vietnam where people had nurtured and enriched the distinctive agriculture culture for thousands of years. Nowadays, we can only see the traditional games in some festivals and sadly, most of the kids do not even know the …

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How to Eat with A Vietnamese

Food is a very important and significant part of Vietnamese culture. We can say that cuisine takes part in every aspect of life in a country that has been deeply influenced by agriculture. Therefore, like any other country in the world, Vietnamese people do mind about eating manners and dining behaves. However, you can relax a little bit because there …

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Phu Quy Island Travel Guide

Phu Quy island or Cu Lao Thu island of Binh Thuan province is located about 110 kilometres from Phan Thiet. The island is famous for its pristine beauty and friendliness of local people. This is the perfect destination to travel in summer. The name of the island literally means “wealth” or “richness”. Related: Ly Son Island Travel Guide Phu Quy archipelago …

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Truth about passport surrender rule in Vietnam

The question about is it right and legal for hotels in Vietnam to hold your passport has always been discussed among world travellers. Many visitors coming to Vietnam were surprised when the receptionist asks to keep your passport during the entire time of your stay. Unfortunately, most of the hotels did not explain the policy clear enough therefore in some …

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