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St Joseph's Cathedral in Hanoi

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 Dynasty The colonial architecture The modern and contemporary architecture Next to the Vietnamese cuisine and the beautiful landsides, the Vietnamese architecture isContinue reading “Vietnamese architecture – Expression of Vietnamese culture”

Mother and daughter working in the ricefields of Sapa

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 beautifulContinue reading “Traveling through Vietnam: Which are the must see places in Vietnam”

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Working in Vietnam: What to take into consideration before the job search starts

Like everywhere in the world it is a difference if you search for a job in your own country or if you do so in a foreign one. Not only the industry demands are different, also the criteria for applying can vary from one country to another. For foreigners who want to work in VietnamContinue reading “Working in Vietnam: What to take into consideration before the job search starts”

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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 areContinue reading “Vietnam customs: A glimpse into a culture rich in tradition”

Beautiful jungle hornbill

Think you know everything about the wildlife of Vietnam? Here you can prove your knowledge

As a country rich of biodiversity Vietnam has a lot in store. If you are planning to make a trip to Vietnam, make sure to keep some days left for an adventure through the country’s unique wildlife. The swampy river deltas, coastlines, mountain rages and tropical rainforests are home to innumerable species of animals. Overall,Continue reading “Think you know everything about the wildlife of Vietnam? Here you can prove your knowledge”

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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 beforeContinue reading “Vietnam living cost: What to expect when moving to Vietnam”

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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 leastContinue reading “The temporary residence card Vietnam without service”

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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 atContinue reading “Please note before entering the country: The Vietnam visa processing time”

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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 wouldContinue reading “Climate of Vietnam – this is what you need to know!”

Woman on a rock with a waterfall in Vietnam

Hiking in Vietnam: Are you looking for an active holiday? Discover the best hiking trails!

Vietnam is not only a country of ancient history but also provides wonderful landscapes. The country is not yet a destination for mass tourism and enchants with its untouched nature. Green rice terraces in the mountains of Sapa, the enchanted Halong Bay or the Sahara-like dunes of Mui Ne – Vietnam’s landscape is diverse andContinue reading “Hiking in Vietnam: Are you looking for an active holiday? Discover the best hiking trails!”

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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 countryContinue reading “Kite surfing in Vietnam”

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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 theContinue reading “Travel knowledge: The best months to visit Vietnam”

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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 theContinue reading “Vietnam Backpacking – you should know that!”

Vietnam's Jungle

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 byContinue reading “Vietnam’s jungle: home to an infinite number of living beings”

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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 ONLINEContinue reading “Hanoi: Attractions as far as you can see”

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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: TheContinue reading “Which animals live in Vietnam? A small overview”

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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 hasContinue reading “In summary: the Vietnam War”

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The biggest cities of Vietnam you should visit while traveling the country

On the one hand, Vietnam is a country which is probably best known for his rural places, deep jungles or convoluted caves. On the other hand, the Vietnam is a state of fascinating urban areas which are all inviting to explore for tourists and regular visitors alike. We would like to take you on aContinue reading “The biggest cities of Vietnam you should visit while traveling the country”

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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 theContinue reading “So strange and yet so beautiful: Vietnamese traditions”

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Discover Southeast Asia: These are the Vietnam Visa Requirements for Americans

It is not without reason that Vietnam is called the “Pearl of Southeast Asia”, because here you will find cultural highlights paired with culinary impressions that will have a lasting effect. Immerse yourself in the hectic chaos of the big cities of Hanoi, discover the time-honored temples of Hué or relax on the beautiful sandyContinue reading “Discover Southeast Asia: These are the Vietnam Visa Requirements for Americans”

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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 cultureContinue reading “The Vietnamese culture – language, customs and etiquette”

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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 TheContinue reading “Learn more: Fascinating Vietnamese myths”

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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,Continue reading “Traditional Vietnamese food which you need to try!”

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