Vietnam Travel Guides

A Day Trip to Vinh Long Vietnam

From the moment you travel over the magnificent Mỹ Thuận Bridge, crossing the mighty Mekong River and connecting Tiền Giang Province with Vĩnh Long Province, you know that the Vĩnh Long City is going to provide “Mekong Magic”!  Vĩnh Long City is the … [Read More...]

Saigon Central Post Office Ho Chi Minh City

The Saigon Central Post Office (Bưu điện thành phố Hồ Chí Minh) is located in District 1 of Saigon (now Ho Chi Minh City) directly across the road from Saigon’s Notre dame cathedral and within walking distance from other recommended District 1 … [Read More...]

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Vietnam Border Crossings

Vietnam shares 13 International border crossings with China, Laos and Cambodia each country and each border crossing has different rules for entering. For instance some border crossings into the same country accept visa on arrival where as others do not therefore it is important to do a little research before venturing too far from the […]

Vietnam China Border Crossings

Vietnam and China share three international border crossings at Mong Cai Dong Hung, Dong Dang Ping Xian, and Lao Cai Hekou. Tips for Vietnam China Border Crossings: Visa on arrival into Vietnam is not available, travellers should ensure they obtain the correct visa before trying to enter Vietnam or risk being turned back at the […]

Vietnam Laos Border Crossings

Vietnam shares six international border crossings with Laos, which are fairly evenly spread along this their borders. Tips for Vietnam Laos Border Crossings Visa on arrival into Laos from Vietnam is available at all border crossings at a cost of US $30-40, which can be paid in Dong, Kip or USD. You will also require […]

Vietnam Cambodia Border Crossings

For travellers wanting a different experience rather than the regular fly-in fly-out trip travelling between Vietnam and Cambodia by bus via one of the Vietnam Cambodia border crossings is a viable option. Another great travel option is travelling from Vietnam to Cambodia (or vice versa) via the Vinh Xuong – Kaam Samnor Border Crossing Vietnam […]

How to Obtain a Vietnamese Driver’s or Motorbike License

If you need to drive a motorbike anywhere in Vietnam, it is important to obtain a local Vietnamese Drivers or Riders License, as Vietnam does not recognise international driver’s license Note: not  Penalties for are quite severe if you injure or cause death to another driver and you are found not to have an appropriate […]

Vietnamese New Year Tet Festival and Dates

Tết Nguyên Đán or simply Tet is Vietnam’s New Year festival and is the most important festival in Vietnamese culture.  As Tet is the celebration of the first day of the lunar calendar so it’s celebrated on a different day each year on a 12 year cycle. Tet was introduced to Vietnam by the Chinese […]

Etihad Airways Ho Chi Minh City Flights set from October 2013

Etihad Airways will begin Ho Chi Minh City services from 1 October 2013 making Vietnam Etihad’s 6th ASEAN destination. Current timetables on the Etihad Airways site indicate show the following details for the flight Origin Destination Flight No Depart Arrive Abu Dhabi (AHU) Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) EY441 0830hrs 1835hrs Ho Chi Minh City […]

Vietnam Airlines Baggage Allowances

If you are flying to or within Vietnam with the countries national carrier Vietnam Airlines, it is important to note the airline has several different baggage allowances that vary depending on several factors, such as your travel class, if you are travelling domestic or International and for international flights the region you are travelling to/from. […]

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