Sharing accommodation  with strangers can be a little daunting to begin with but it can also be a great way to meet new friends ,find new travel buddies and keep costs down . Here are uor top tips for sharing accommodation: Always say hello and introduce yourseif - If's pretty weird sleeping next to someone when you don't even know...
The joy of accommodation in VietNam is that the possibilitties are andle and there  is something for everyone . Nowadays there is wifi in most places so even the most basic of hostel will have a website that you can chekc out . Failing that you can check out reviews online. Incent years VietNam has also seen an increase in...

Pre Travel Checklist

Now for shortest and arguably most importnat chapter, before jetting off into horion just humor us ( and your parrents/family / friends ) and quickly scan though this list to make sure that you have all the essentials. In advance  check validity of your passport book flights - arrival & depparture Visit doctor to discuss vaccinations Arrange visa Buy insurance ...

Organized tours Vietnam

For some people the thrill of planning is the best part of the trip . Other thrive on the excitement of simply having no plans and taking each day as it comes. On the other hand some travelers feel overwhelmed by the idea of traveling without solid plans or struggle to fit everything that they want to do into...

Vietnam travel insurance

Yes VietNam is cheap ,yes you can find a doctor and get medicine for a few dollars and yes , travel insurance isn't REAL travelers ... So why get it? It's true that you can easily find doctors or medicine for most minor ailments throughout VietNam but the problem arises if you have a major accident or illness. If you...

Budget travel to Vietnam

So the important question , how much money should you budget for your trip? how many more days/hours/minutes are you going to have to stay in work afford this fream vacation? well how long is a piece string ? it's entirely dependent on how you want to travel. The cost of living in vietnam is exceptionally low in comparison to...
The offcial currency of vietnam is the vietnamses Dong (VND) and at the time of wrting (December 2015 ) the exchange rate is 1USD = 22,350 VND . The currency notes are : 1000 ,2000, 5000; 10,000 ; 20,000 ; 50,000; 100,000; 200,000 and the highest denomination is the 500,000 VND note . There are officially coins as notes...

What to Pack – VietNam

You are no doubt a seasoned travel and have plenty of your own packing tips but it’s always worth marking a quick checklist as you go along so you know that you have covered all of the essentials. Clothes – Comfort is key ,especially if you have a hectic and adventurous schedule . You want  to stay cool in semmer...
Unless you are arriving overland from laos or campodia the chances are that you will be flying into Vietnam . Make sure that you compare airline carriersa as prives can differ dramatically . To get a VietNamses  visa in advance  you usually need prove how ,and when you will be leaving the country – the easiest way to do...
In reecent years it has become easier to get a vietnamses visa you must remember ( unless you arrange it in advance ) You cannot get a visa on arrival . You simply cannot  arrive at the air port or land border and expect to pay a fee and get a visa stamp unless you have previously applied for...




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