Vietnam Blog and Guide

A nation of Fans – Soccer in Vietnam

Soccer in Vietnam is by far the most popular sport. After several successful tournaments and championship runs in the past years the love for soccer has only increased. In 2018 they placed 2nd in the U23 AFC run, which is higher than any other southeast Asian soccer team has managed to go so far. And…

The Imperial City of Vietnam – City of Hue

Whilst traveling Indochina a visit to the Imperial City of Vietnam, City of Hue is a must. This place is full of beautiful architecture, rich in history and will definitely will be one of your highlights whilst over there. Without even knowing you’ll spend an entire day wandering about the site in awe of all…

Enjoy your visit differently – Vietnam river cruise

Vietnam is one of the most visited south east Asian countries – and that for good reason. The complex culture, beautiful landscape and stunning sights are everything a traveler could ask for. To see it all and take everything in would take months. A great way to experience a little bit of everything is a…

Capturing the Landscape – Vietnam National Parks

Vietnam is one of the most visited places in Indochina and for good reason – it has everything to offer a traveler is looking for: Beautiful landscapes, a delicious cuisine, rich history and interesting culture. The Vietnam national parks are a must see as well. From the mountainous north to the Mekong river delta in…

Vietnamese Cuisine – What makes it so special?

Experiencing a different culture is not just about looking at their historical buildings, their landscape and travelling the country. You can learn just as much about the ways of a faraway country by eating their food. In case of the Vietname cuisine, that’ll actually be one of the highlights of a trip over there. But…

Vietnamese architecture – Expression of Vietnamese culture

Vietnam’s architecture is a wild but beautiful mixture of both European and Asian influences. Simply put, it can be divided into three stages: The ancient architecture from the Ly, Tran, Le and Nguyen DynastyThe colonial architectureThe modern and contemporary architecture Next to the Vietnamese cuisine and the beautiful landsides, the Vietnamese architecture is one of…

Traveling through Vietnam: Which are the must see places in Vietnam

Traveling through Vietnam is a great opportunity for people who want to have an experience full of cultural diversity and an astonishing mix of natural highlights. The scenery offers countless exotic destinations such as jungles, sandy beaches, verdant paddy fields, jagged peaks, and colonial structures with several ethnic minorities living all together. With its beautiful…

Holiday vaccinations that are needed when travelling to Vietnam

There are always different precautions when travelling to a foreign country. Sometimes it is easy as you might have been to your destination before or it is close to what you are used to from home. But sometimes it is a whole new experience and you need a little bit more preparedness. This is the…

Vietnam customs: A glimpse into a culture rich in tradition

As you might already know, Vietnam is a country of rich traditions and variety in many different fields. If you visit Vietnam you will not only be impressed by the beautiful landscapes and the culinary diversity, but also by friendly people. The many different ethnicities and traditions which are present in the modern Vietnam are…

Discover the countryside of Vietnam

Thinking about Vietnam it has a lot to offer when it comes to gorgeous countrysides, big bustling cities, ancient historic places, and beautiful beaches. A lot of tourists going there every year are amazed by the variety it has to offer in so many different areas. But as much as the big cities such as…

Vietnam living cost: What to expect when moving to Vietnam

As Vietnam is known for its beautiful landscape and breathtaking beaches, there is no wonder a lot of people from western countries are interested in living there whereas the western world can be tough, expensive, and stressful. But if you want to move to Vietnam there are certain aspects that should be considered well before…

The Vietnam entry and exit form

Those who are used to long-distance travel will be familiar with the fact that certain documents have to be filled in. As soon as national borders are crossed, the destination countries want to know who is in the country and further information for the traceability of the trip becomes necessary. This simply provides security and…

The temporary residence card Vietnam without service

The vacation paradise Vietnam is extremely attractive and attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors and vacationers but also business people from all over the world every year. From short business trips to backpackers exploring Southeast Asia, there are many reasons to visit the country for shorter periods of time. But there are also at least…

The Vietnam student visa: it can be worthwhile

The dream of a semester abroad. Valuable experiences can be combined with unique travel opportunities. Students learn at the university and at the same time make lifelong contacts. And in the resume, the stay makes a good impression. But it is a long way to go before all this is really experienced, also for the…

Please note before entering the country: The Vietnam visa processing time

Travel planning always involves many steps, which can range from the initial idea to the last steps before you’re heading to the airport. One of these steps is applying for a visa for long distance travel abroad, which is necessary in most countries. This is also necessary for trips to Vietnam, which is located at…

Single Entry for Vietnam Visa Free Countries

A long time ago are the days when entering most other countries is a real challenge, with many conditions attached. In contrast to the old days, examples such as the European Union show how easy it can be to travel from A to B across national borders without any complications. The country Vietnam shows that…

Climate of Vietnam – this is what you need to know!

Vietnam is a perfect travel destination, for all who search for nature and culture. Especially, the hiking and backpacking is very popular among many young folks. The beautiful bay of Halong or the spectacular mountains of Sapa, attracts thousands and thousands of people each year. Your experience in Vietnam will be exceptional! How sad would…

Kite surfing in Vietnam

When you think of kite surfing and holidays, you quickly think of the best kite surfing spots in the world. Countries like Spain and Portugal, the ABC Islands or the Dominican Republic provide a wide range of possibilities and attract countless professionals and amateurs to the dream beaches around the globe every year. One country…

Holidays in Vietnam – A short guide

Southeast Asia has been a beautiful and desirable holiday destination not only since the trend of backpackers really got out of hand. For decades now, tourists have been drawn to the beautiful countries of Southeast Asia from all over the world. Nowadays it is easier than ever to travel there and enjoy beautiful Vietnam Holidays,…

New Year’s Eve in Vietnam: That’s how the locals celebrate

Whether New Year’s Eve in Hanoi or in another region – in Vietnam you’re preparing for it weeks before the turn of the year; Apartments are decorated, the windows cleaned, doors painted, and much more. Some even go so far and repaint their house. That should bring good luck. Below you will find out what…

Travel knowledge: The best months to visit Vietnam

Vietnam in Southeast Asia is becoming increasingly popular when it comes to unforgettable vacations with wonderful beaches. No wonder the country has a lot to offer besides breath taking nature. This undoubtedly includes Asian culture and delicious, fresh food. But which is actually the best month to visit Vietnam? Are there any differences between the…

Composition, growth and much more: Vietnam’s population

Vietnam was reunited on July 2nd, 1976. At that time, the population was 49.81 million people. Today, that number is almost twice as high at around 95.5 million. And a lot has happened in the Southeast Asian country and continues to do so. This article by VIETNAM VISA ONLINE gives an overview of the Vietnamese…

Vietnam Backpacking – you should know that!

Vietnam is one of the most popular travel destinations in Asia. No wonder, considering the cultural and scenic diversity of the country! But not only package holidaymakers appreciate the heavenly beaches, the majestic rainforests and the imposing temple complexes – Vietnam is also becoming increasingly popular with backpackers. Are you thinking of traveling to the…

Vietnam’s jungle: home to an infinite number of living beings

For years now, no other place in the world has discovered so many new species as in Vietnam’s jungle or in general in the Southeast Asian country. This biodiversity includes, thanks to the fact that about a quarter of the country, consists of (rain) forest. This number was even greater until it was destroyed by…

Hanoi: Attractions as far as you can see

Imposing temples, picturesque citadels, sacred monuments and unique theaters – the choice of attractions in Hanoi is unlimited. No wonder, since Vietnam’s capital can look back on an eventful history spanning more than 1,000 years. Get to know some of the most beautiful and popular highlights of the Southeast Asian metropolis below! VIETNAM VISA ONLINE…

Simply impressive: The Golden Bridge in Vietnam!

Have you ever walked on clouds? No? Then it is high time – the Golden Bridge in Vietnam gives you the opportunity! Well, walking on the clouds would be a little exaggerated. In any case, the bridge knows how to inspire with its construction and presence as well as with the view of the breathtaking…

Which animals live in Vietnam? A small overview

Every few years the Vietnamese jungle spits out a zoologist or biologist who “has” a new species in his luggage. Whether unknown cattle, majestic rhinoceros or funny monkey – Vietnam’s animals are as diverse as the country itself. In the following sections we will introduce you to some of the breathtaking jungle inhabitants. Note: The…

The best beaches in Vietnam: A selection

Vietnam does not have a reputation as a pure beach destination. And that’s just as well! After all, there is a lot to experience and discover here. But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t also paradise-like sandy beaches with turquoise-blue water. And the best thing is: compared to other countries, like Thailand, the destinations are…

In summary: the Vietnam War

With the interference of the US in the Vietnam War one wanted to stop the advance of communism. After 11 years and millions of Vietnamese dead and around 60,000 US soldiers killed, the war came to an end. Learn everything you need to know about the sad chapter in Vietnamese and American history. VIETNAM VISA ONLINE has…

On the upswing: Vietnam’s political structure explained

On July 2, 1976, Vietnam was reunited after 22 years of division. It was the Vietnam War, in which the United States was also involved, that divided the country. After South Vietnam capitulated unconditionally in 1975, the way was clear for a new political structure in Vietnam. But what does it look like today? You…

Vietnam’s religions: What do you believe in the land of smiles?

Many assume that Vietnam is a Buddhist country. However, it is rather a society of “freedom of belief” – Buddhism is the largest religion with just 15 percent. In contrast, 75 percent of the locals do not have any faith. Instead, the family is, so to speak, the main religion in Vietnam – life and…

Scuba diving holidays in Vietnam: The best places to go

Breathtaking jungle landscapes, picturesque stretches of beach, pristine coasts – all of this and much more is Vietnam. The unique country in Southeast Asia is famous for its friendly residents and for its delicious, healthy food. What many do not have on the screen: The land of smiles is also perfect for diving! More and…

So strange and yet so beautiful: Vietnamese traditions

Vietnam is a country of contrasts and cultural overlaps. This is also evident when you look at the diverse Vietnamese traditions. Below you will find a brief overview of these traditions and customs VIETNAM VISA ONLINE has researched for you. Don’t be surprised if you see people burning coloured paper on your Vietnam vacation or if the…

Good reasons to visit Vietnam

Are you thinking of spending your next vacation in Vietnam? Or are you simply asking yourself why so many people take the long way to Southeast Asia? There are many (good) reasons to visit Vietnam – from endless green jungles to thousands of miles of beautiful beaches to a diverse country cuisine with numerous culinary…

The Vietnamese culture – language, customs and etiquette

Friendly, helpful people, imposing temple complexes, great value for the outside – that is the Vietnamese culture in a nutshell. The country and its people are full of secrets and interesting facts. Here you can learn more about the customs and “rules” in the land of smiles. VIETNAM VISA ONLINE has researched for you. The Vietnamese culture…

Learn more: Fascinating Vietnamese myths

Dragons, fairies and golden turtles – there are many Vietnamese myths! Especially in the rural areas of the country, the locals often live according to these centuries-old traditions. In the following sections, you will learn about some legends. VIETNAM VISA ONLINE has researched for you. Let’s get started! Vietnamese myths – 100 eggs become one people The…

A romantic and special honeymoon in Vietnam

When it comes to the honeymoon destination, newlyweds often divide their minds for the first time: Should you go on a city break or do you want to relax on the beach? Or maybe you prefer an adventure in the mountains? Our tip to avert the first marriage crisis: honeymoon in Vietnam! Regardless of whether…

Interesting facts about Vietnam’s history

The history of Vietnam is largely shaped by the defense against conquerors such as the US, China and France. In the following sections you can read everything you need to know about the country’s moving history in the South China Sea. VIETNAM VISA ONLINE has researched for you. Vietnam’s history begins as Nam Viet Around 200 BC…

Make your holiday unforgettable: Tips about what to do in Vietnam

Vietnam has so much to offer that a trip is usually not enough to enjoy the full range. After all, heavenly beaches, miles of rice terraces, floating markets and much more await you here that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. We have collected a few tips on what you should definitely do…

Traditional Vietnamese food which you need to try!

When you travel to Vietnam, you can not only look forward to paradisiacal beaches and impressive jungle landscapes, but also to the excellent traditional Vietnamese food. The country in Southeast Asia is known for its good and extremely varied cuisine. You can feel the many delicacies at every corner – in small, family–run street kitchens,…

Best sightseeing spots in Vietnam

Sightseeing in Vietnam includes relics of the country’s eventful history, picturesque landscapes, including national parks as well as an overwhelming cultural diversity. It quickly becomes clear that the country in Southeast Asia has a lot to offer for the holidaymaker. Below is a selection of the best sightseeing spots in Vietnam. So that the stay…

Vietnam’s nightlife: The places to be

The nightlife scene in Vietnam is extremely dynamic – cities like Saigon, Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City are full of lively pubs, clubs and bars. And the best part is that going out in the Southeast Asian country is far from expensive. After all, one of the cheapest draft beers in the world is…

Travel to Southeast Asia: Simply apply from home with the Vietnam e-Visa!

Hardly any other country can look back on such an eventful history as Vietnam. The Vietnamese are also extremely friendly and courteous when dealing with foreigners, always helpful and interested in a non-binding discussion. No wonder that more and more travelers are coming to Vietnam. Here in spring and autumn you will find ideal conditions…