Hanoi Capital

Hanoi, Vietnamese: Hà Nội, the capital of Vietnam is an incomparable combination of tradition, elegance, and progress. Hanoi means “the hinterland between the rivers”. The portion of the Red River embracing Hanoi is approximately 30km long. Hanoi contains 18 beautiful lakes, which are the lungs of the city, surrounding gardens and trees providing a vital […]

Continuing “automatic extension” for the Visas until August 31st

Implementing the direction of the Prime Minister and the Ministry of Public Security’s leadership on the continuation of the “automatic visa extension” for foreigners affected by the Covid-19 epidemic that cannot leave the country yet, Immigration Department announced on Monday 3rd August 2020: 1. Foreigners who entered Vietnam on the basis of visa exemption; entry […]

Update on the automatic extension for the Vietnam Visas until July 31st

Implementing the direction of the Prime Minister and the Ministry of Public Security’s leadership on the continuation of the “automatic visa extension” for foreigners affected by the Covid-19 epidemic that cannot leave the country yet, Immigration Department announced on Tuesday 30th June, 2020: 1. Foreigners who entered Vietnam on visa waiver; e-visa or tourist visas […]

Guidance on automatic visa extension for foreigners in Vietnam

The Immigration Department announced on May 18 that all stay permits for these people will be automatically extended and do not need to be renewed. Take a look at below for more details and requirement.      1. Foreigners who entered Vietnam on visa waiver, e-visa or tourist visa from March 1st, 2020 are entitled […]

Ha Long Bay

Ha Long Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the top tourist attractions, located in Quang Ninh Province, in the northeast of Viet Nam. The Bay belongs to Ha Long city, Cam Pha city, and a part of the island district of Van Don. The Bay encompasses 1,969 islands, most of which […]

Best places to exchange currency in Ho Chi Minh

In every travel or business trip to Vietnam, or other countries, exchange currency is one of the most important things as you need money to pay for nearly all of the tradings or using services…Currently, Vietnamese are still using cash, Vietnam Đồng, on most transactions in their daily activities. Especially in Ho Chi Minh city […]

Top 9 Vietnamese Breakfast Meals

Vietnamese people wake up quite early, around 5 – 6 am, to prepare for their breakfast before going to work. Therefore, the countless number of food stalls and restaurants have been opening, throughout the country, to serve this demand. Here are the top list of best foods for breakfast in Vietnam and plan to eat […]

One Pillar Pagoda – The thousand-year cultural symbol of Hanoi

The One Pillar Pagoda is a historic Buddhist temple in Hanoi, located in the central Ba Đình near the Thăng Long Citadel. It is regarded alongside the Perfume Temple, as one of Vietnam’s two most iconic temples. History The original name of the One Pillar Pagoda was Dien Huu Pagoda, which literally means “long-lasting happiness […]

Áo Dài – One of the Traditional Dress in Vietnam

If Hanbok is a traditional costume of the land of Kimchi – Korea, Kimono is the national costume of the country of rising Japan, in Vietnam, “áo dài” is a Vietnamese national garment. The áo dài is a heroic testimony of Vietnam’s transformation through each historical period so that today the ao dai is honored […]

Vietnam Water Puppetry

Water puppetry is a long-standing traditional culture with Vietnamese people, especially in the Northern Midlands and Plains. What is a water puppet? Water puppetry is the art of performing with puppets on the water, magically combining the two elements: puppet and water. The stage of the water puppet is the ponds and lakes of the […]