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Business Insider advises travelers to visit Hà Nội in March

Mar 28, 2018

Hanoi has made it to the list of the world’s 13 top destinations for international travelers in March based on a poll by readers of the US-based Business Insider magazine. The report said March is the ideal time to pay a trip to Southeast Asian countries and Vietnam is no exception. With average temperatures ranging from 18 to 23 degrees Celsius and colorful flowers blooming, Hanoi is a good place for visitors to spend time roaming… read more

Hội An and Sa Pa among region’s top destinations in 2018

Mar 20, 2018

According to Vietnam News, Sa Pa Town in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai and the ancient town of Hội An in the central province of Quảng Nam have recently made the list of the top 10 intriguing travel destinations in Southeast Asia this year, as voted by readers of the UK-based travel site Rough Guides. Hội An boasts a slow pace of life with tranquil atmosphere. Last year, it was ranked seventh among the… read more

7 retro Saigon cafés that offer a ride back in time

Mar 17, 2018

Classic designs and quiet atmospheres make these shops a popular choice for the nostalgic. Café 81 Café 81 on Nguyen Van Nguyen Street in District 1 carries the look of a Vietnamese middle house in the 1980s, making it an outcast in the hustling urban downtown. From the crumbling mortar walls to old-fashioned vacuum flasks, every part of the shop is evidence that in this special place, time has not moved on. The shop does not… read more

Simcard in Vietnam

Mar 6, 2018

Traveling to Vietnam in a different continent, a cellphone becomes an essential thing to keep in touch with your family at home, to navigate on Google map, to call your hotel/ travel agent on-a-go, or simply to access Facebook, Instagram, etc. You have two options, bringing along your locked phone to Vietnam using decent roaming service (which can charge up to 5 USD/ EURO per minute on receiving or making phone calls), or to bring an… read more