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Foodie Series – North To South: Hoa Binh

Known as one of the oldest areas in Vietnam, Hoa Binh is also famed for its food. Its world-famous Hoabinhian Culture produces delicious Hoa Binh food for visitors. Whether you want to learn the history or dine on street food in Hoa Binh, there are plenty of tourist attractions you can check out during your […]

Foodie Series – North To South: Thanh Hoa

Thanh Hoa is located in northern Vietnam, just south of the Red River. The Ma and Chu rivers cut through the region, which is why the area is known for its abundant agricultural products. For the last few years, the Vietnamese government has focused on resettling nomadic ethnic groups in the area. Other than visiting […]

Foodie Series – North To South: Ninh Binh

Ninh Binh is just 93 kilometers from Hanoi, which makes it the perfect location for a day trip. Within this vibrant area, you can discover Vietnam’s largest Buddhist complex at Bai Dinh Temple. Plus, the city is home to Phat Diem Cathedral, Van Long National park, and the Mua Caves. Other than enjoying the area’s […]

Foodie Series – North To South: Sa Pa

Located in the Tonkinese Alps, Sa Pa is a mountain town about 38 kilometers away from Lao Cai’s train station. Originally inhabited by Vietnamese people, it was later colonized by the French because of its tourism potential. Thankfully, much of Sa Pa’s original culture has been preserved. Today, 40,000 people call the area home, and […]

Foodie Series – North To South: Hai Phong

Located on the northeastern portion of the Red River delta, Hai Phong is the third-largest city in Vietnam by population. Originally founded in 1887 by French colonists, it started out as a seaport. In recent decades, Hai Phong has become a major industrial city. Today, modern visitors can enjoy the unique culture and food in […]

Foodie Series – North To South: Hanoi

Known for the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long and other historic locations, Hanoi is also famous for its French, Chinese, and Russian influences. Thanks to all of these cultures, the food in Hanoi is popular among foodies. Whether you want to learn how to cook Hanoi food or just want to eat it, there are […]

Traveling From Australia to Vietnam in 2022: What You Need to Know

Starting on March 15, 2022, Vietnam opened its borders to people traveling from Australia to Vietnam. Before heading out on your Vietnamese adventure, it’s essential to plan ahead for COVID-19 quarantine, testing, and rules. As Australians, there are specific rules you must follow when re-entering Australia. From touring the Hanoi Old Quarter to shopping at […]

Traveling From India to Vietnam in 2022: What You Need to Know

After several years of pandemic restrictions, Vietnam removed many of its travel restrictions on March 15, 2022. Thanks to these changes, visitors can travel from India to Vietnam for vacations, business trips, and other purposes. While COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted, there are still some movement restrictions and quarantine rules. Before you travel, you should […]

Time to Fly: Making Post-Pandemic Travel Plans for 2022 and Beyond

After living through two-plus years with the COVID-19 pandemic, it is wonderful to see life starting to return to normal. During the height of the global pandemic, many people had to cancel, postpone, or limit their travel plans. In some cases, governments banned people from traveling entirely. While this situation was definitely challenging, the vaccine […]

2022 Vietnam Bucket List Travel Destinations

Vietnam is undeniably a highly desirable travel destination because it has something to offer everyone. Do you want to soak in its thousand years of history? How about indulging in its diverse culture? If you love mouth-watering street foods and all-night parties, you will also find them here. With international travel coming back to life […]