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 […]

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 […]

Đờn Ca Tài Tử – Imprint of the South Vietnam

“Đờn Ca Tài Tử” is a typical feature in the life of the people in the South of Vietnam. It is a meaningful spiritual food to help dispel the hardship after hard working days. Đờn Ca Tài Tử formed and developed in the late 19th century, originating from the folk music and Hue royal court […]

The 6 Vietnamese Public Holidays

Just like other countries in the world, Vietnam also has many celebrations to commemorate about its history and culture. Currently, there are 8 days of public holiday a year. Some of them are being celabrated base lunar calendar. Below is a list of the Vietnamese public holidays that you should know before traveling to Vietnam […]

Thuoc Lao – Vietnamese Tobacco

For foreign smokers, “thuoc lao” would be a special thing to try. It quite popular especially in the north of Vietnam. From small coffee shop or just on the pavement, you can easily catch sight of a middle-aged men, even women, smoke from a bamboo water pipe along with green tea or local beer. It’s one […]

Tết Nguyên Đán – Vietnamese Lunar New Year

Tết Nguyên Đán or Vietnamese Lunar New Year, is the biggest festival that takes place every year in Vietnam. According to Vietnamese customs, Tết is a family oriented celebration and an occasion for family members to meet. It is also an occasion for people to light incense to commemorate their deceased relatives. The Lunar New Year’s […]

The critical weakness of the 12 Vietnamese Zodiacs

Each person has a personality, but in parallel with the outstanding advantages, the Vietnamese zodiac also has extremely typical weaknesses. Year of the Rat: Live emotionally, thinking a bit too much, so it is easy to be stuck between the feelings of many people who are hard to focus on. Although it may attract attention […]