Useful information when visiting the Temple of Literature in Ha Noi

Temple of Literature (Van Mieu) was the first university in Vietnam. Today it is a historical-cultural relic that many Vietnamese students come to pray for luck in studying, exams and is also a place that attracts many tourists. If you have the opportunity to travel to Hanoi, should not skip this place, there will be […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

06 Essential tips to cross the road in Vietnam for foreign visitors

In cities like Hanoi or Saigon, where there are very few pedestrian lights, many people cross a red light, and thousands of motorbikes are not following the rules, crossing the road is an unforgettable experience. Here are 6 essential tips we have learned from our life just to cross the road in Vietnam: 1. Be […]

Top 9 Best Cinemas in Ho Chi Minh City

You want to go to the cinema to enjoy “blockbusters” but don’t know which movie theater to choose from. Let Vietdream introduce you to the most modern, quality cinema complexes in Ho Chi Minh City. And you can invite friends and relatives to see the movie together when you have free time. 1. CGV Cinemas […]

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 […]

5 Best Islands in Vietnam – For Both Domestic and International Visitors

Vietnam is blessed by nature’s mother with countless beautiful landscapes. Speaking of beautiful famous places, it is impossible to tell all. Because Vietnam is everywhere beautiful, also strangely attractive. More specifically, Vietnam has more than 4,000 islands, large and small, each with its own wild beauty and mystery. Certainly, this “collection” of the most beautiful […]

Conical Hat – The Cultural Icon of Vietnam

Vietnamese conical hat, also called “Nón Lá”, is an item used to block the sun, rain, fan and is a typical symbol of Vietnam. It’s closely associated with the Vietnamese people, no gender discrimination, age, status … There are many types of conical hats such as horse hats or Go Gang hats (made in Binh Dinh, […]