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What $1 can buy in Vietnam

What $1 can buy in Vietnam

Learn what you can afford with $1 in Vietnam.

All-in-one guide to travel insurance for your trip to Vietnam

All-in-one guide to travel insurance for your trip to Vietnam

In many countries, purchasing and showing proof of a purchase for a travel insurance is a must as you apply for your travel documents. As you get a visa for Vietnam, you are not required to present one. But do you need one? YES, you will greatly benefit from well-picked travel insurance.

Motorbike travelling in mountainous areas in Vietnam

Motorbike travelling in mountainous areas in Vietnam

When coming to Vietnam, beside big cities’ well-known tourism destinations, many foreign travellers love spending their time chasing the wind on the road of the wildly mountainous areas by motorbike.

Airlines Luggage Guide - Checked, Carry-On and Excess Baggage

Airlines Luggage Guide - Checked, Carry-On and Excess Baggage

Unless otherwise stated, all the below baggage allowance is quoted on routes that do not involve North American destinations for economy class.

Tips on Bringing Your Pets to Vietnam

Tips on Bringing Your Pets to Vietnam

The following instructions are exclusively for cats and dogs travel and certainly much more straightforward than that expected.

Tips for Taking Bus in Vietnam

Tips for Taking Bus in Vietnam

Always keep in mind that you should buy the ticket from the registered booths inside the terminals only.

Ho Chi Minh City Accommodation Guide by Districts

Ho Chi Minh City Accommodation Guide by Districts

A comprehensive guide to districts in Ho Chi Minh City: from the top-notch District 1 to suburban districts with lower cost of living.

Guide to Dining in Ho Chi Minh City

Guide to Dining in Ho Chi Minh City

A comprehensive list of guidelines and tips about dining in Ho Chi Minh City, written from an insider's perspectives. Apply these tips and you can boast to your friends what hidden gem you found while in the city!

How to avoid taxi scams in Vietnam?

How to avoid taxi scams in Vietnam?

Taxi rates are very reasonable in Vietnam, as long as you get a reputable company and the meter is used. Normally, the largest and most reliable taxi companies such as Mai Linh or Vinasun have meters that start automatically after the car move about 5 m.

How much money do I need for Vietnam?

How much money do I need for Vietnam?

Vietnam is a promising land to the foreigner travelers because of the unique attractions of the country in terms of nature, culture or history, not to mention cheap and diverse tourism services.

Common Travel Scams and How to Avoid Them

Common Travel Scams and How to Avoid Them

Do not feel put off by the listing of scams in this article. In fact, they can be found in just about any country in the world

Ho Chi Minh City Jobs - A Quick Glance

Ho Chi Minh City Jobs - A Quick Glance

For expats who have just moved to Ho Chi Minh City, it might be useful to read these tips as a starting point.

Vietnam Camping tips

Vietnam Camping tips

It cannot be denied that Vietnam is an ideal destination for hiking camping

Travel Information Sources

Travel Information Sources

There are many options whereby you can reach out to more information about Vietnam. It is highly recommended that you buy a guidebook or bring a hardcopy of essential information with you.

Accommodation in Vietnam

Accommodation in Vietnam

Due to increasing volumes of tourism, accommodation in Vietnam has also expanded to cater to the demand of this sector. You can find a wide range of service here, from budget hostels to five stars hotel.

Internet and Communications

Internet and Communications

Vietnam is one of the most wired countries in the world. The majority of cities have wireless internet in cafes, airports and even households while public internet computer can be found easily for as low as 20 cents per hour.

Healthcare Service

Healthcare Service

Local hospitals in Vietnam are mostly public and heavily subsidized by the government.

Electricity and Outlets

Electricity and Outlets

Electricity in Vietnam is 220 V and 50Hz. Check your appliance before your trip to see whether you need a voltage converter.

Vaccination

Vaccination

“What shots do I need?” is one of the first questions that come to mind when one prepares for his or her trip. Following are a few recommendations:

Common Diseases and How to Prevent

Common Diseases and How to Prevent

Diarrhea is one of the most common concerns for those travelling to Vietnam.

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