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Regional retailers run fast, Vietnamese inch forward

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

The chair of the Vietnam Retailers’ Association Dinh Thi My Loan said Vietnam is known as a target market for the world’s leading retailers with attractive profits.  According to GSO (General Statistics Office), total retail revenue in 2017 reached US$130 billion, increasing by 10.9% compared with 2016. However, Vietnamese retailers cannot make big money from […]

Top 10 Sights In Hoi An Vietnam

by Kristin Cooke @ Vietnam Visa » Vietnam Visa

The historic city of Hoi An is on the central coast of Vietnam and was a major international trading port up until the 19th century. Hoi An has much to offer for tourists: excellent cuisine, ancient ruins, sandy beaches, great shopping, and enough historic buildings to make it a UNESCO World Heritage site. It’s one of the […]

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JD.com announces investment in Tiki

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Illustrative image (Source: VNA)   Hanoi (VNA) – JD.com, China’s largest retailer, has gained another foothold in Southeast Asia with its strategic investment in Tiki, Vietnam’s leading B2C e-commerce platform. JD has signed the share subscription agreement as co-lead investor in Tiki’s recent Series C round of financing. Closing of the Series C round is […]

Hanoi police seize 7,500 meth pills during drug bust

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

Officers also seized an undisclosed amount of cash and other drug paraphernalia. The Hanoi police said the department is making progress in the ongoing battle against serious drugs into the capital city. Pham Van Hung, a resident of Binh Phuoc now faces charges of possession illegal narcotic substances with intent to traffic and possession of […]

Seven Unique Drinking Traditions From Around the World

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

With every trip to a different country, you’re expected to take in the local customs. Eat the food, visit the sites, live like someone who calls the place home. For many travelers, this also applies to alcohol. To get the most of a region, you will often need to experience the bar scene or try […]

Discover: Santa Fe

by @ Wikitravel

In the celebrated art colony of Santa Fe, New Mexico, you can of course get paintings of the scenery of the southwestern United States, but did you know you can also get original paintings of Daffy Duck and Wile E. Coyote?

Ambassador: Vietnam central to India’s Act East policy

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Following is the full text of the interview. Q: Could you please share the purposes and meaning of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s visit to India during the India-ASEAN Commemorative Summit from 24-26 January 2018? A: H.E. Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Prime Minister of Vietnam is visiting India as a Chief Guest for the Republic […]

European firms stay positive on Vietnam’s business climate

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

The index hit 78, seven points below the fourth quarter of 2016, but this does not mean that businesses are under alert or will not continue to explore such a high-potential economy as Vietnam, said EuroCham Chairman Jens Ruebbert. The survey showed most businesses (90%) are either maintaining or increasing their investments in Vietnam, adding […]

8 Places You Must See In Ho Chi Minh City Saigon

by Kristin Cooke @ Vietnam Visa » Vietnam Visa

As the largest city in Vietnam and one of the most prosperous areas of the country, Ho Chi Minh City (also known as Saigon) is often known as the Paris of the Orient. With rich cultural influences from France and China, Ho Chi Minh City is the most multicultural city in Vietnam. Here you can […]

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PM Phuc arrives in New York

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

He will attend a conference where he will meet local businesses, deliver a speech at the Global Heritage Fund, and meet representatives of the Vietnamese community in the US. Over the past years, the US has become one of the leading trade partners of Vietnam, with bilateral trade increasing by about 20 percent each year. […]

16 organisations call for strict handling of wildlife trafficker

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Illustrative image (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV) on January 22 revealed that 16 international and social organisations in wildlife protection in Vietnam signed a letter calling on Vietnamese law enforcement agencies to strictly handle Nguyen Mau Chien, the suspected mastermind of a trans-national rhino horn trafficking ring. Chien also […]

Planning A Trip To Vietnam

by Cassandra Caballero Legge @ Vietnam Visa » Vietnam Visa

The country of Vietnam curls around the countries of Laos and Cambodia like a long comma on the Indochinese Peninsula, snugged up on the east against the South China Sea, and bordered on the north by China. The two most famous cities, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, are located on opposite ends of the […]

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Discover: Lubbock

by @ Wikitravel

Among the objects on display at the Buddy Holly Center in Lubbock, Texas, memorializing the city's favorite son, is a giant-size replica of the rocker's trademark glasses.

The Five Best Destinations During the Rainy Season

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

Traveling to a foreign country is a thrilling experience. Most tourists visit a different country during the warmer and drier months when there is a high influx of tourists. Travelers prefer sun-filled days to bask in the sun on the sandy beaches. They want to shop in the quaint villages or see the local landmarks […]

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Conquering Mount Fansipan the Right Way (Tallest Mountain in Vietnam)

by Anna Suszynski @ The Christina's Blog

Mount Fansipan is the highest mountain in Vietnam and Indochina peninsula, located in the Hoang Lien Son mountain range. It was once only visited by adventure seekers fit enough to make the strenuous hike, but now this mountain offers a few different experiences for all types of travelers. Regardless of the new tram that brings […]

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A Foodie’s Guide to Hue, Vietnam

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Come to Hue and Eat like a Local Hue City is the old capital of Vietnam. Despite its location – next to Da Nang – the new economic center, Hue is calm and peaceful in a unique way. If you want to have a truly relaxing travel experience, Hue is definitely the city you must […]

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3 Online Steps to get Vietnam Visa Approval Letter for South Africans

by Hanh Pham @ vietnam-visa.co.za

How to obtain a Vietnam visa approval letter for South Africans? These are 3 simple steps for you without submission of any document.

Socially Responsible Travel in Hanoi (Travel and Give Back to the Community)

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

The phrase “socially responsible travel” is a new trend followed by travelers all over the world, in the context that traveling and experiencing new cultures is popular nowadays. Hanoi, renown for the chaotic Old Quarter, many little temples, Dong Xuan Market that sells household goods and street food, already has so much to offer. However, […]

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Travel Advice and Advisories for Vietnam

Travel Advice and Advisories for Vietnam


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Discover: Jakar

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A cypress tree outside Kurje Lhakhang monastery in Jakar, Bhutan is claimed to have grown from Guru Rinpoche's walking stick.

Discover: Jacksonville

by @ Wikitravel

If you visit Fort Caroline National Memorial in Jacksonville, Florida, don't expect to see the eponymous fort itself; it's now beneath the waters of the St. John's River.

Vietnam and Germany sign MoU on co-operatives development

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

On January 22, 2018, German Co-operative and Raiffeisen Confederation (DGRV) and Co-operative Development Agency of the Vietnamese Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) signed an MoU towards the common goal—the development of the co-operative sector in Vietnam. The MoU included a number of significant activities, such as exchanging information and expertise, collaboration in joint research, […]

Vietnam’s aquatic product exports hit US$2.8 billion

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

The US, Japan, China and the Republic of Korea were leading importers of Vietnamese aquatic products, which accounted for 53.5% of the country’s export value. Also in May, Vietnam imported US$87 million worth of aquatic products, raising the five-month figure to US$508 million, up 28% year on year. According to the ministry, processing enterprises have […]

Vietjet cuts North Thailand fares

by Don Ross @ TTR Weekly

CHIANG RAI, 23 January 2917: Vietjet’s newest service linking Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport and Chiang Rai is undercutting the competition by as much as THB1,500 roundtrip. Twice daily services, established last month, compete head-on with Bangkok Airways and Thai Smile and the price difference is gaining consumer attention. For roundtrip travel, early February, the basic fare […]

Discover: Cranbrook

by @ Wikitravel

If you visit Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada and crave a dinner of alligator meat, you can get it at K's Amazon Eatery -- even though the Amazon and its gators are thousands of miles away.

The Best Homestays in Sapa (For An Authentic & Personal Experience)

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

H’mong, Dao, and Giay people speaking English more fluently than Vietnamese, tremendous natural vistas right outside your balcony, an early morning chill with clouds hovering over the mountains, this and more is what you should expect from Sapa! Located on the northern border of Vietnam, Sapa is the only region of the country that has […]

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Friendship Order presented to outgoing Algerian ambassador

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

PANO – Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Vu Hong Nam on January 12th in Hanoi presented the Vietnamese State’s Friendship Order to Algerian Ambassador Cherif Chikhi to Vietnam in recognition of his active contributions to developing the two countries’ friendships and long-term cooperation during his five-year term of office in the country. Deputy Minister of […]

Growing demand for Vietnam cruises

by e-NewsWire @ TTR Weekly

HO CHI MINH CITY, 23 January, 2018: Princess Cruises will boost its guest capacity in Vietnam by over 40% this year, as demand for Vietnam cruises grows. In 2017, Princess Cruises carried over 58,000 guests on 22 sailings to Vietnamese ports such as Phu My, Nha Trang, Danang and Cai Lan. This year, Princess Cruises’ […]

Vietnam international visitor figures down for May

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

According to data provided by the General Statistics Office, the number of international arrivals dropped significantly by 9% tallying in at 972,000 for May, the first month this year the numbers fell below one million. There were 1.2 million more inbound travellers this year through May versus the same period in 2016 for a cumulative […]

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TravelBiz.ie - Travel Department Expands 2018 Long Haul Offering


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Discover: Kratie

by @ Wikitravel

The interior of the Phnom Sombok temple in Kratie, Cambodia is decorated with torture scenes for the edification of the non-virtuous visitor.

Discover: Tokyo

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Want to visit the Northern, Western, Eastern and Southern Capitals? Book flights to Beijing, Xian, Tokyo and Nanjing.

Tourism department teams up with attractions

Tourism department teams up with attractions


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As Viet Nam welcomes increasing numbers of visitors, the Viet Nam Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has been teaming up with cultural tourist attractions to be sure they're ready for viewing.

Getting Around in Hue, Vietnam

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Hue is the famous Imperial city of Central Vietnam, the throne of the Nguyen Dynasty from 1802 to 1945. Old and tranquil, Hue is frozen in time, standing amongst the remnants of a once glorious Asian empire. Because of this, getting around Hue is intriguing with many options available, and sights to see. A major […]

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Required Documents to complete Application for Vietnam visa On arrival

by Hanh Pham @ vietnam-visa.co.za

Which kind of documents required to be provided to apply for Vietnam visa on arrival? Find the answer here.

10 Things To Do In Hanoi Vietnam

by Kristin Cooke @ Vietnam Visa » Vietnam Visa

Known as the Paris of Asia, Hanoi beckons to millions of tourists each year to Vietnam thanks to its thriving arts scene, colonial architecture, museums, shopping districts, and the scenic natural beauty of over 20 lakes, pagodas, and over 50 Buddhist temples. Hanoi, the capitol of Vietnam, was ranked in the 2015 Traveler’s Choice Awards™ […]

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Vietnam face Qatar in U23 semi-final

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Coach Park Hang-seo (centre) and his players train in preparation for the AFC U23 Championship. Vietnam will play Qatar in the semi-finals today in Changshu. (Photo: VFF) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam will have to rely on players’ determination and confidence to face Qatar in the semi-final match of the Asian Football Confederation U23 Championship in […]

Discover: Graz

by @ Wikitravel

UPC Arena in Graz, Austria was renamed in 1997 to honor native son Arnold Schwarzenegger, but the old name was restored in 2005 over the governor's support of the death penalty.

Vietnamese publishers cooperates with Spain’s Casa Asia

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

An agreement to this effect was signed in Hanoi on July 26 during a working visit to Vietnam from July 25-30 by Casa Asia General Director Ion de la Riva. Casa Asia is a public association set up in 2001 and run by the Spanish King and Queen in order to accelerate various projects and […]

All-You-Need-to-Know about Vietnam Visa - The Christina's Blog

All-You-Need-to-Know about Vietnam Visa - The Christina's Blog


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Interested in traveling to Vietnam for tourist or business purposes? This is a complete guide for you in order to ease your process of getting Vietnam Visa.

Travel news: Monte Carlo Las Vegas Update

by @ Wikitravel

As of today, Las Vegas' Monte Carlo Casino Hotel remains closed pending the investigation of last week's fire and the impending repair work. At this time, reservations at the Monte Carlo are being moved to other MGM Mirage hotels. In addition, the Lance Burton show will be suspended for the time being and all tickets that have already been purchased will be refunded.

Best Things To See In Ha Long Bay Vietnam

by Kristin Cooke @ Vietnam Visa » Vietnam Visa

Ha Long Bay is the most popular travel destination in Vietnam, and just glancing at a friend’s travel photos will show you why. The emerald-green waters, verdant mountains, grottoes, and spectacular limestone islands sprinkled throughout the bay beckon tourists from all over the world. In this UNESCO World Heritage Site, there are so many ways […]

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Reference:    PNRName:Dates:          21 – 28 January 2017Operator:Consultant:    Inbound Department – Mr ThuRooms:         DoubleLanguage:     English Speaking GuideIMPORTANT INFORMATION Minor program changes are sometimes necessary, depending on road- and weather conditions. Prices are subject to change in case of VAT or other tax increases.WHAT’S INCLUDED Accommodation with meals as outlined in the programme. Transfers and tours by car with English speaking local guide Entrance fees Package 2D1N on board in Ha Long Bay (Joint basic) Vietnamese visa approval letter (stamp fee excluded) non-refundable if assistance is not needed Service charges, room tax and handling feeWHAT’S NOT INCLUDED International air tickets to/from Vietnam Other food and beverage in addition to the above Early check-in and late check out charges from the hotel Personal insurance Domestic airtickets (see supplement above) Expenditure of a personal nature such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, tipping etcHOW’S THE WEATHER IN VIETNAM- North:        Nov-Apr: Winter season in the north. Temperatures averaging 16C.Summer with rain and occasional storms, temperatures average: 30C.- Centre:       May – June Hot weather, Nov-Dec typhoons and tropical storms season.Jan-Feb Cloudy and occasionally rainy. Temperatures average between North and South- South:        May-Oct: Rainy season. But it rarely rains the whole day long.  Nov-Apr: Dry season. Constant temperatures through the year: 25C – 30C. Hottest time: Mar-Apr REMARKSMinor changes to the programme are sometimes necessary, we will endeavour to minimise these changes which are sometimes out of our control.

Statement from the Press Secretary on President Donald J. Trump’s Upcoming Travel to Asia

Statement from the Press Secretary on President Donald J. Trump’s Upcoming Travel to Asia


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As was announced on September 29, 2017, President Donald J. Trump will travel to Japan, the Republic of Korea, China, Vietnam, the Philippines, and Hawaii, from November 3-14, 2017. This update provides further details about the President’s itinerary. The President’s travel will underscore his commitment to longstanding United States alliances and partnerships, and reaffirm United …

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Car imports driven into the ground by strict regulations in Vietnam

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Vietnam imported just six cars with less than nine seats in the first 15 days of 2018, down 616.8 times from the same period last year. In total, the country imported 60 completely built units (CBUs) in the first fortnight of the year, compared to 5,000 units in the same period last year, according to […]

8 Must See Sites In The Beachside Resort Of Nha Trang

by Kristin Cooke @ Vietnam Visa » Vietnam Visa

If you enjoy leisurely days at sparkling beaches, delicious Vietnamese cuisine, or underwater adventures in coral reefs, Nha Trang is the spot for you to travel. Known as the most appealing beachside resort-town in Vietnam, Nha Trang Bay has an interesting history and a wide variety of activities to enjoy in and out of the […]

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Discover: Aberdeen

by @ Wikitravel

Among the artifacts displayed at The Gordon Highlanders Museum in Aberdeen, Scotland is a flag from Hitler's staff car. (Don't ask how they got it.)

Visa requirements for Vietnam

Visa requirements for Vietnam


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Information on how to require a Visa for Vietnam and what countries are exempt

Discover: Bohinj

by @ Wikitravel

Medieval frescoes in the Church of St. John the Baptist in Bohinj, Slovenia often show figures with large swellings of the neck (goiters), caused by lack of iodine in the local diet.

How to travel from South Africa to Vietnam?

by Hanh Pham @ vietnam-visa.co.za

Travelling from South Africa to Vietnam, you will need to take notice of Vietnam visa, the flight and some recommendations for Vietnamese sightseeings.

PM Phuc welcomes Mongolian Parliament Chairman

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

He met on January 22 with Chairman of the Parliament of Mongolia Miyegombo Enkhbold, who is on official visit to Vietnam. The guest earlier attended the 26th Asia-Pacific Parliament Forum (APPF-26). “Vietnam always pays due attention to bolstering cooperative ties with traditional friends, including Mongolia,” said PM Phuc. He stressed that both sides need to […]

Free Yangon walks up and running

by e-NewsWire @ TTR Weekly

YANGON, 23 January 2018: A Myanmar travel agency, Beyond Boundaries, will re-launch free Yangon walk tours that showcase the history of downtown Yangon from the pre-colonial period to modern day Yangon. The popular tours were set up by Australian Gino Joseph and continued until October 2016 when operations stopped due to logistic challenges. Joseph moved […]

6 Historic Attractions In Hue Vietnam

by Kristin Cooke @ Vietnam Visa » Vietnam Visa

In the culturally rich city of Hue, Vietnam, you can explore many UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including The Forbidden City, 7 Royal Tombs, and many pagodas. Affordable hotels and savory cuisine beckon visitors year round. Countryside bike tours and river boat tours are also enjoyable ways to explore this scenic area. Hotels are located in the […]

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A Thrilling Hai Van Pass Adventure With Onetrip

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Vietnam is a fabulous country that sings harmonies of the wild jungle and the people that venture through it. That is a destination that you must visit at least once in your life if you seek adventure. One of the most desired places to stay in Vietnam for both foreigners and locals alike is Da […]

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3 options with Vietnam visa for South Africans to stay in Vietnam for just over 1 month

by Hanh Pham @ vietnam-visa.co.za

At the moment, all South Africans to Vietnam need to obtain a valid Vietnam visa. Vietnam visa for South Africans are now available in the following types, in terms of its length: 1 month visa; 3 months visa; 6 months visa; and 1 year visa. So, what if you just wish to stay in the […]

APPF-26 – success of Vietnam’s parliamentary diplomacy

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

APPF-26 was attended by 354 delegates from 20 countries and one observer nation. They included seven speakers and 10 vice speakers of parliaments, representatives of the Legislative Council of Brunei – an APPF observer, President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Gabriela Cuevas Barron, IPU Secretary-General Martin Chungong and Vice President Mohammed Ouzzine of the House […]

Discover: Vicksburg

by @ Wikitravel

When you visit Vicksburg (Mississippi) National Military Park, you can see one of the first ironclad gunboats, dating back to US Civil War times.

Building wind power projects on land costs less: experts

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

Vietnam has a large potential to develop wind power at sea but it should focus on the development of wind power on land first, Nguyen Ngoc Tan, an expert in wind power from Germany, suggested. At a seminar on wind power issues in Vietnam held on the afternoon of April 6th, the Vietnamese national said […]

The Pros and Cons of Staying in a Hostel

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

Most people eventually outgrow the idea of living with a roommate. A desire to have personal space in your living conditions only increases when traveling. After a long day of exploring the city, you likely want to crash in a hotel room, away from strangers. But, for those that want to try spending the trip […]

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Apart from the highlights that Vietnam has to offer, the best part of this country is to be out on the streets. Walking around Hanoi’s Old Quarter, Ho Chi Minh City’s Ben Than Market, Sapa’s terraces, Hoi An town, and trekking Vietnam’s numerous National Parks is what makes this country special.

7 Must See Sights In The Mekong Delta

by Kristin Cooke @ Vietnam Visa » Vietnam Visa

Come visit the Mekong Delta region of Southern Vietnam to discover hidden wonders. Ecotourism is a strong industry in this lush tropical region. Cruise down the Mekong River in a boat taxi and discover a world from the past. Floating markets, ancient temples, fruit orchards, museums, and scenic rice paddy farms dot the area. Here are 7 must see […]

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Now Arriving in Hanoi: What You Need to Know

by Vietnam Visa @ Vietnam Visa » Vietnam Visa

A premiere locale for seasoned jet-setters and new world travelers alike, Vietnam’s capital city of Hanoi welcomes you. As Vietnam’s capital and cultural hot spot, Hanoi has enjoyed a long, rich history, with settlement dating back to 3rd century BC. Many areas of the city reflect the remnants of its former French occupation, giving its […]

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MAG continues to help Vietnam’s Quang Tri province clear UXO

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Quang Tri province has signed an agreement with the Mines Advisory Group (MAG) under which the latter will continue to assist the local government with clearing unexploded ordnance (UXO) over the next three years. UXO site clearance in Quang Tri province The 2018-2020 project builds on the success of the previous five UXO clearance projects […]

Are you a U.S. Citizen traveling to Vietnam? | U.S. Embassy & Consulate in Vietnam

Are you a U.S. Citizen traveling to Vietnam? | U.S. Embassy & Consulate in Vietnam


U.S. Embassy & Consulate in Vietnam

You may obtain a Vietnamese visa in three ways:  (1) in advance from a Vietnamese consulate or Embassy; (2) a Vietnamese single-entry e-visa at the website of Vietnam Immigration Department (please view our E-visa Application Steps for more instructions); (3) or you may obtain a written approval letter for a visa upon arrival.  To obtain a written approval letter, you must ...

HCM City Party Committee Secretary visits Vientiane

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

He made the statement during talks in Vientiane on January 22 with Politburo member and Governor of Vientiane Sinlavong Khoutphaythoune. Khoutphaythoune, for his part, expressed his sincere gratitude and thanks to the Vietnamese Party, State and people as well as authorities and people of Ho Chi Minh City for providing invaluable support for Vientiane over […]

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What with Vietnam visa if I’m far from the Embassy

by Hanh Pham @ vietnam-visa.co.za

I wanna obtain a Vietnam visa. But my place is far from the embassy. I’m in George. Do I have any other option? Please advise.

Get Off the Beaten Track in Hue, Vietnam

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

Located on the bank of Perfume River, this city is the capital of Thua Thien Hue province, 700 kilometers to the south of Hanoi. Although you can visit Hue at any time of the year, the most charming season is surely from March to August, especially March through April when the temperature is at its […]

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Amazing travel places

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Vietnam government policies for visa on arrival

Vietnam government policies for visa on arrival


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Decree No. 92/2007/ND-CP of the Law on Tourism has regulated that international travel agencies has the rights to request a competent state agency to approve the entry, exit or transit of tourist.

Guide to Complete Online Application for Vietnam Visa for South Africans

by Hanh Pham @ vietnam-visa.co.za

All South Africans can obtain a Visa on arrival to Vietnam if they get into the country by air. So, how does the online application form look like? How to provide information? What information to provide? What information to provide? Following is the complete guide to do so.

Discover: Kota Kinabalu

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The Hall of Skulls at Monsopiad Cultural Village outside Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia features 42 skulls of enemies, all killed by the warrior-hero Monsopiad.

Discover: Kanab

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When eating at Houston's restaurant in Kanab, Utah, tip the servers well; they pack pistols, although it's just for show -- allegedly.

ROK province sets up representative office in Vietnam

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

It is not an organization that is legally allowed to do business or generate earnings. For these purposes, the Province would need to open a cooperation, joint stock company or establish a joint venture. The Gyeongbuk region is home to 5.5 million people and over 13% of the nation’s manufacturers including global conglomerates Samsung, LG, […]

Travel tip : Format video

by adminguy @ Acharya Travel

Progressively cultivate an expanded array of portals without process-centric infrastructures. Enthusiastically matrix unique experiences whereas frictionless leadership. Enthusiastically leverage other’s 24/365 growth strategies with user friendly networks. Appropriately innovate resource sucking opportunities with next-generation deliverables. Objectively underwhelm client-centered architectures via error-free value. Continually formulate best-of-breed “outside […]

Beautiful travel countries

by adminguy @ Acharya Travel

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Local students awarded for public toilet plan

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

Pham Thi Thien Ngan and Vo Thi Quynh Nghi were awarded VND30 million in cash in total. Their public toilet proposal, which would cost VND4 billion (US$250,000), aims to be environmentally friendly and economical. The silver prize of VND20 million went to a project called “Turning the Traditional Vietnamese Market into a Supermarket” by the […]

The Pros and Cons of Voluntourism

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

Voluntourism, otherwise known as Volunteer Tourism, continues to be a popular alternative to the normal vacation. A traveler can visit some exotic region with the purpose of volunteering. It can be an excellent way for individuals to learn about a different culture and explore a country while helping those in need. Many voluntours are in […]

How to Deal With the Flu While Traveling

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

Day-to-day life can already be stressful enough. That’s why travel can be such a welcoming break. Traveling is an opportunity to get away from the mundane, humdrum of everyday life. Not only does time away relax you, but it also rejuvenates the body and senses. Unfortunately, though, sickness can happen at any time. Whether you’re […]

50 fab holidays for 2016 - Independent.ie

50 fab holidays for 2016 - Independent.ie


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With a choice of so many destinations, there's something for families, couples and singles on all budgets.

Vietnam wants closer defence training cooperation with India

by robert @ Uncategorized – Talk Vietnam

Senior Lieutenant General Pham Ngoc Minh, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the VPA, made the affirmation at a reception in Hanoi on May 29 for Major General Anil Dere, who is leading a delegation from the Indian National Defence University to Vietnam. Cooperation in personnel training is one of the ways to promote […]

Discovering Sapa: A Comprehensive Guide to Visiting Vietnam’s Northern Hill Station

by Juliana Hahn @ The Christina's Blog

Sapa is famous for its beautiful landscapes full of verdant rice paddies, rolling hills, Vietnam’s highest mountain, and hidden trails in overgrown valleys. While the idea of coming here for a trek far off from the noise and pollution of the big cities inspires wanderlust, organizing it all can be a bit daunting, especially for […]

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How long does it take to complete visa procedure at Vietnam airport

by Hanh Pham @ vietnam-visa.co.za

Hi there, thanks for your great work. I’ve got my visa approval letter as per your guarantee. But, I heard from some others that the process to get visa stamped at airport in Vietnam may takes long. Please advise.

Discover: Savannah

by @ Wikitravel

Chippewa Square in Savannah, Georgia was the site of the bus stop in the movie Forrest Gump, but don't look for the famous bench; it was just a prop.

1,001 marketing tricks inspired by Vietnamese U23 football team’s historic win

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Vietnam has made it to the semifinals of the Asia U23 Championship, and in doing so created possibly the biggest fanfare in the country’s football history. Popular milk tea shops are serving free drinks to anyone named Bui Tien Dung, coincidentally the name of both players who helped Vietnam overcome Iraq on penalties last Saturday […]

Travel in Vietnam by motorbike - Cross ROad Vietnam

Travel in Vietnam by motorbike - Cross ROad Vietnam


Cross ROad Vietnam

Travel in Vietnam by motorbike to discover the country in perfect conditions and be in total harmony with the local people.

Full Guide for Vietnam visa in Cape Town

by Hanh Pham @ vietnam-visa.co.za

Vietnam visa in Cape Town, South Africa. Are you looking for such issue? Do you want to know whether you need a visa to Vietnam or not and how to obtain a visa from this place. Let’s read through this post which will give you the answers.

Shifting visa fees can make travel to Vietnam confusing, costly

Shifting visa fees can make travel to Vietnam confusing, costly


chicagotribune.com

The prices for a visa to visit Vietnam have been all over the board recently. While things seem to have settled down, it still pays to shop around.

Grab and STB sign MOU

by e-NewsWire @ TTR Weekly

SINGAPORE, 23 January 2018: On-demand transportation provider, Grab and Singapore Tourism Board are partnering on projects to extend cashless transactions, undertake consumer studies linked to transport and link Grab services to a wider group of travel providers. A three-year Memorandum of Understanding was signed last week between Grab and STB. The MOU will see Grab and […]

Two Days in Hanoi – How to Make the Most of It

by Juliana Hahn @ The Christina's Blog

Small alleys crammed with food stalls, delicious smells filling the air of the quaint Old Town streets and imposing monuments honoring Vietnam’s rich and turbulent history— all that and more is Hanoi. If you are planning a short trip here and want to see all the main attractions, this two-day itinerary of the capital is […]

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Discover: Takaoka

by @ Wikitravel

On your way from Takaoka to the Vladivostok ferry? Take a look out the window: the name of the Himi train line means Ice-Watching.

Agency to tax e-commerce like other businesses

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Advertisement for sneakers on a Facebok page. — VNS Photo Truong Vi The HCM City Tax Department plans to continue to collect taxes from online businesses that use Facebook and other social media sites. The collection is to ensure a fair business environment in which all businesses must fulfill tax obligations, according to the department. […]

2 working hours to get Vietnam visa approval letter for South African

by Hanh Pham @ vietnam-visa.co.za

It is great news for all South African citizens traveling to Vietnam in urgent plan and has no visa yet as they now can obtain an visa approval letter for their visa on arrival within 2 hours. So, no need to worry any more.

How to make travel enjoyable

by adminguy @ Acharya Travel

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How to travel from South Africa to Vietnam?

How to travel from South Africa to Vietnam?


vietnam-visa.co.za

This post reveals how to get Vietnam Visa, how to fly from South Africa and where you should visit when staying here.

Discover: Fukuoka

by @ Wikitravel

A bullet train ride on the Hakata-Minami Line in Fukuoka, Japan costs just ¥290 (under US$3). Alas, the end-to-end trip lasts just ten minutes.

Short & long-term Vietnam Business Visa for Indian citizens

by Hanh Pham @ vietnam-visa.co.za

Every Indian passport holder is obliged to apply for Vietnam visa before entering this country for any purposes. For those who want to work or start business in Vietnam, owning a Vietnam business visa can also mean that you don’t have to apply for work permit, which is more time-consuming and intriguing.

Discover: Japan

by @ Wikitravel

Good things come in threes — and in Japan, the list includes views, castles, gardens, mountains, hot springs and giant Buddha statues.

Where is it Safe to Travel in the Middle East?

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

The Middle East is a vast region that spans a couple of continents, from parts of Asia, through the Sinai Peninsula, to portions of Northeastern Africa. Home to some of the world’s most glorious natural landscapes, it’s also considered a rising travel destination. The architecture is also one-of-a-kind. Pyramids, temples and structures that are so […]

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