Souvenirs to Bring Back from Vietnam

Souvenirs to Bring Back from Vietnam For shopping addicts, Vietnam might feel like paradise! The country is filled with local markets, crowded sidewalks, street vendors, and souvenir stalls, guaranteeing a lighter wallet and heavier luggage when you return from the Land of the Dragon. While you’ll undoubtedly bring back plenty of memories, what will you […]

How to Bargain in Vietnam

How to Bargain in Vietnam In Vietnam, bargaining is a common practice and an essential part of the shopping experience, except in restaurants. It can be daunting for Westerners, but it’s a cultural norm that shows respect for the local way of doing business. Understanding Bargaining in Vietnam In Southeast Asia, particularly in Vietnam, locals […]

Practical Tips for Tipping in Vietnam

Practical Tips for Tipping in Vietnam Not all countries have the same approach to money, and tipping practices can vary widely. How much should you tip, and to whom, during your trip to Vietnam? Follow our practical tips on tipping in Vietnam! Is Tipping Common in Vietnam? The question of whether to leave a tip […]

When to Visit Vietnam

When to Visit Vietnam With its 12-hour flight from Paris via Vietnam Airlines, Vietnam is not a destination for a long weekend… A trip to Vietnam requires a bit of preparation, with weather being one of the key aspects to consider. To ensure you travel at the best time for your stay in Vietnam, maximize […]

What to Pack for a Trip to Vietnam

What to Pack for a Trip to Vietnam You’ve chosen your holiday destination: Vietnam. This increasingly popular destination fascinates travelers with its landscapes, rich cultural and historical heritage, and incredible ethnic diversity. Located at the eastern end of the Indochina Peninsula, Vietnam stretches in the shape of the letter S (some see it as the […]

Discovering French Architecture in Hanoi: A Journey Through Time

Discovering French Architecture in Hanoi: A Journey Through Time Hanoi, the millennial capital of Vietnam, is not only a crossroads of culture, history, and traditions but also a living museum of French colonial architecture. Traveling to Hanoi offers the opportunity to discover still intact French buildings, giving you the impression of walking through the streets […]

9 Mistakes That Will Ruin Your Holiday in Vietnam

9 Mistakes That Will Ruin Your Holiday in Vietnam A package holiday to Vietnam can be an incredible experience, but it requires careful planning to ensure everything goes smoothly. Here are nine common mistakes that can negatively impact your trip and how to avoid them: 1. Passport Issues Ensure Passport Validity: Before you even think […]

Essential Vietnam Travel FAQ

Essential Vietnam Travel FAQ General What is the Vietnam time zone? Q. Vietnam is 7 hours ahead of London (UK), 12 hours ahead of New York (US), and 3 hours behind Sydney (Australia). Can I get by only speaking English? Q. Yes, you can. In touristy areas and major cities, many locals speak enough English […]

A Comprehensive Guide to the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology (VME)

A Comprehensive Guide to the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology (VME) Nestled in the heart of Hanoi, the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology (VME) stands as a captivating cultural treasure trove, offering visitors a glimpse into the rich tapestry of Vietnam’s diverse ethnic groups. With its stunning architecture, thought-provoking exhibits, and engaging activities, the VME is an […]

A Guide to the Best Massages in Hanoi

A Guide to the Best Massages in Hanoi Hanoi, the captivating capital of Vietnam, beckons travelers with its historical charm and vibrant culture. But after a long day of exploring temples and bustling markets, your body might crave some serious pampering. Enter the world of Hanoi massages – a haven of relaxation and rejuvenation guaranteed […]