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Travel Vietnam- Visa and Passport

According to the 2015 updated Vietnamese entry policy, visa exemption applies for citizens of 22 countries: South Korea, Japan, Russia, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway, United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Spain, Belarus, France, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Brunei and Myanmar.  Citizens of these countries will be exempted from visa when entering Vie...

2nd of August
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Vietnam Culture Brief Introduction

You may read a lot on books and internet about Vietnam culture and its various religions. Vietnamese celebrate Lunar New Year, which is around late January to Mid-February. This is one of the reasons of high travel cost in that period.  Vietnamese foods are mostly fresh and light taste. Fish, seafood, fruits and vegetables with strong flavor are used in daily meal. 

2nd of August
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Vietnam Telecommunication

If you want to use your own mobile phone and have a local SIM card for lower the telecommunication cost in your international trip, please check your phone for it is locked or unlocked before this trip.  An easy way to tell what status your phone could be is the money you pay for it. If you paid $, $99 or $199 for a top model Apple, Samsung or Nokia phone, a price that low means your phone ha...

2nd of August
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Vietnam Travel Cost

Here is a price list in Vietnam for reference (by 2015):A bottle of water (500ml): US$ 0.3 A local beer at a bar/restaurants: US$ 0.9 A glass of coca cola in a restaurant: US$ 0.9 Pho (rice noodle soup) at a street-side booth: US$ 1 Western decent meal at local restaurant: US$12 Cash (in USD, EURO or AUD ) works in most travel destinations of Vietnam, you can exchan...

2nd of August
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