Traveling from Hanoi to Ha Giang + tickets + tips

Ha Giang is an unique place in northern Vietnam. Mountains, parks, hills, nature, ethnic villages, authenticity of the village life, beautiful sceneries and no mass tourism (it will change slowly). Ha Giang has lots of interesting places and you should spend there a couple of days. This province is not for 2 day trip. If…

Border crossings in Vietnam (enter+exit with 1-month single entry E-visa)

In February 2017, Vietnam has introduced single entry 30-day e-visa. From February 1, 2017, you can enter and exit Vietnam with the e-visa (30-days, single entry). With this new e-visa you can enter or exit in the various border crossings, seaports and also the international airports and you can travel by land from Vietnam to…

How to travel from Hanoi to Sapa+Lao Cai?

The most visited places in northern Vietnam – Sapa, Hanoi, Ha Long Bay. Sapa is among the top 3 most visited places in northern Vietnam. It is very good to know it. If you do not like the places full of tourists, it will be better you will skip this place and you can travel…

Vietnamese bistros and restaurants in Prague ๐Ÿœ

Vietnamese restaurant in Prague rise in recent years like mushrooms after the rain. Vietnamese cuisine and dishes are very popular in the recent years. Evidenced by the growth of Vietnamese restaurants in Prague and elsewhere in the Czech Republic. If you can not travel to Vietnam and you visit Prague – the city where I…

How to get FROM HANOI TO NANNING (China)?

Nanning is the big and modern city in Southern China. A lot of travelers in northern Vietnam are crossing the borders on the north to China. If you are already in Vietnam it is the good idea to see also China. One of the biggest stops in southern China is Nanning City. Nanning is not…

How to get FROM HANOI TO HA LONG BAY and CAT BA ISLAND?

Thousands of tourists visit Ha Long Bay every day. Ha Long Bay is about 180 km far from Hanoi City. You can go by train from Hanoi (end station is Hai Phong, 40km from the town of Ha Long) or by bus to the city of Hai Phong and Ha Long. Ha Long is a…

What to watch in Vietnam?

SAFETY IN VIETNAM Vietnam rates as one of the safest countries in Asia. Personally, I feel safer here than many other places in Europe. But it is necessary to watch out, as there are some risks here just as in any other country. The most trouble is petty crime โ€“ mainly theft. Do keep in…

Vaccination for Vietnam > It is necessary? ๐Ÿ’‰

Think about vaccinations for Vietnam. There may be some health risks. There are certain health risks in Vietnam, similar to other Asian countries. Examples include jaundice, typhoid, malaria and rabies. However, if you follow basic rules for good health, vaccinations for Vietnam do not seem too important (it is my view). In recent years typhoid…

Trekking in Vietnam and National parks + Map ๐ŸŒฒ

Mountains and National parks in Vietnam are suitable for trekking. Beautiful sceneries โ€“ mountains, rivers, hills, caves, waterfalls, villages and ethnic minorities, nature. Almost everything you will see when you go into the some of favorite areas for trekking in northern Vietnam. The area with the most beautiful treks is located near the Chinese border…