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Mekong Delta among top ten best-value destinations for 2015

The Mekong Delta in Southern Vietnam has been voted as one of the 10 best-value destinations for 2015 by Rough Guides, a British publisher of travel and reference guides.

Mekong Delta in Vietnam - Vietnam Visa application from Singapore

The list is made based on economy, the worth of the experience, and the ability of travelers to integrate and explore the daily life and culture of local people.

As said about the delta by the website: “At the end of its epic journey through the heart of Indochina, the coffee-brown Mekong River splits, sloshing seawards through Vietnam. A pocketful of dong still goes a very long way in this delta region, and although the fertile plains and waterways are a riot of vivid colors and flavors, with endless opportunities for exploring by motorbike and boat, the area still sees surprisingly few foreign tourists. Wind up your trip with a few days on the island of Phu Quoc, whose southern shores are blissfully warm and shallow”.

In addition to the Mekong Delta of Vietnam, this list also features Kosovo, the Peak district in the UK, the Canary Islands in Spain, Karnataka in India, Northern Ireland, Alentejo in Portugal, Northwestern China, Oaxaca in Mexico, and Queens in the US.

If you travel to Vietnam, don’t miss the chance to explore the Mekong Delta with a wide range of activities to experience including visiting the floating market and discovering the local lives.

And if you need a Visa to Vietnam, you may consider either of the following options:

  • Apply for Vietnam visa at Vietnam Embassy; OR
  • Apply for Vietnam visa on arrival (for more information about this type of visa for Vietnam, please click here).
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Vietnam visa application for Danish

My visitor are Danish living in Singapore, he would like to come my company for co-operation business, whether the Danish have applied Vietnam visa or not, if yes so pls tell me the steps for obtains Vietnam visa for him arrival Vietnam smoothly.

Dear Mr. Vu,

Please be informed that a Denmark citizen can stay in Vietnam within 15 days without being required for a Vietnam visa. In case, your visitor stays in Vietnam for more than 15 days, he must apply for a Vietnam visa. If he enters Vietnam by air, you had better apply visa for him online at our website: so that he can get the visa approval letter via email to get on board, get stamped visa at Vietnam airport.

In case he travel by other means of transport, he should apply for visa at Vietnam Embassy.

Please contact us if you have any further question and we are looking forward to your corporation!

Best  regards,

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Numerous festive activities in HCMC to welcome New Year 2015

It is just 10 days left to the New Year of 2015, and we see the bustling preparation air all around the world. In Ho Chi Minh city of Vietnam, there is also a series of festive activities from December 20 to welcome the New Year 2015.

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The highlight of the New Year celebrations will be a 15-minute firework display in combination with light performances at the New Year’s Eve at the Bitexco Financial Tower in District 1 and Dam Sen Cultural Park in District 11.

Besides, special art programmes are scheduled to take place from December 31 to January 1 in many places, including universities, industrial and export processing zones. They will feature specific songs and dances of the country’s three regions to be performed by famous singers.

Main streets such as Ham Nghi, Le Loi, Dong Khoi, Le Duan and Pham Ngoc Thach as well as well-known Lam Son Park, Turtle Lake and Van Don Wharf will be decorated under the themes of the New Year and the 40th anniversary of the liberation of the south and national reunification.

Furthermore, many sports activities will be held on December 28, including a traditional boat race on the Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe canal and a bike race in Mai Chi Tho Boulevard, District 2.

If you want to find a place to have a warm New Year celebration, Ho Chi Minh City seems to be an ideal choice. And in case you need a Vietnam visa and wondering how to obtain one, please see here.

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Changing planes in Vietnam to Laos – Do I need a Vietnam visa?

Do I need a Vietnam visa if I am only changing planes in Vietnam? Final destination is Laos.

Dear Craig,

Be kindly informed that if you only transit in Vietnam for few hours before taking another flight to other country,there are two options for you:

– If you fly with same airline (from your country to Vietnam and from Vietnam to Laos) and only stay in the waiting room of the Vietnam airport without going out, you do not need a Vietnam visa.

– If you transit in Vietnam but you will go out of the airport for relaxing before taking the new flight or fly with different airlines (from your country to Vietnam and from Vietnam to Laos), you do need a Vietnam visa.

We hope this information is clear to you.

Kind regards,


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Online vietnam visa for traveling by bus – yes or no?

I will probably be traveling into Vietnam by bus from Nanning to Hanoi. Can I get a visa when I get off the bus if I have applied on line first and received my approval letter? If not what is the best way to get the visa?



Dear Alice,

Be kindly informed that Visa on arrival is only applied for those who travel by air to Vietnam. If you go to Vietnam by bus, the only way to get Vietnam visa is to contact the Embassy/Consulate in your place for visa application.

Wish you all good things,

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Vietnam – Korea Food and Culture Festival 2014 to open on November 29th

If you are interested in culture and cuisine of Korea and want to actually experience them right in Hanoi, there is the chance for you – The Vietnam – Korea Food and Culture Festival 2014. This event is set to take place at Calidas Landmark 72 Keangnam Hotel, Hanoi from November 29th – 30th.

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Aiming to introduce local people to the culinary specialties and typical agricultural products of Korea, various Korean enterprises will take part in the event, including Namyang diary, Paldo noodle, K-Mart, Star Korea, and others.

Visitors will also have the chance to enjoy special Korean foods, such as kim chi, and will learn how to cook Korea dishes.

“After 5 consecutive successful operations, this year’s festival will see many Korean restaurants in Hanoi to join and introduce their specialties with reasonable pricing, so that visitors can come and try good and diversify dishes. The Vietnam-Korea Family Association will also prepare various dishes for this annual event”, said Mr Park Noh Wah, the Korean Embassy’s Minister Counselor, during a press conference held in Hanoi on November 20th.

Apart from exploring the beauty of traditional Vietnamese Ao Dai and Korean Hanbok, St. 319 (a K-pop dance cover group from Hanoi) and singer Van Mai Huong are set to perform during the festival.

Especially, kids are also beneficiaries from a very interesting child’s corner. Entrances are free. All proceeds from voucher sales (VND20,000/voucher) and other donations will go to the victims of flooding in the Central region.

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How to use Vietnam visa fast-track service

I have applied for a Vietnam visa on arrival via your website and also applied for the fast-track service. When I arrive at the airport how do I contact someone for Fast Track immigration service?

Dear Massimo,

Please don’t worry at all. Here is a brief guide to use our Fast-track immigration service:

– after landing in Vietnam airport. please follow the exit path leasing to the airport area and find our Representative who stands at the end of the path with a sign of your name,

– and then hand over our representative your visa approval letter, entry and exit form (already filled), 1 photo and stamping fee

– and then wait to get your passport back with visa stamped on it.

For more information about how these services work, please click:

You don’t need to worry at all. Before about 1 day before you arrive in Vietnam, we will send you an email notifying you of pick-up time and location as well as guide to use our services.

In case you cannot find our staff, please call us at out hotline (+84) 946.583.583 for immediate assistance.

We hope this information is clear to you.

Should you have any question, please feel free to let us know.

Have a great day!

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Hue City turns livelier

Endowed with unique beauty, Hue City in the central of Vietnam is a well-known destination for both local and foreign tourists. However, Hue recently seems to transform itself into a different one; it is more bustling and more colorful at night.

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In addition to visit some attractive destinations such as Hue Royal Citadel, Thien Mu Pagoda and the royal tombs of Nguyen Dynasty’s kings, visitors to this imperial city can also stroll along the streets close to the Huong River to admire Hue’s beauty in the evening. The liveliest place that should be named is the Truong Tien Bridge area where there is a busy night market full of people checking in and out and also watching the bridge’s lights changing their colors.

To the locals, the Truong Tien Bridge on the Huong River seems to be a very important symbol. It has witnessed all the ups and downs of history and become a romantic symbol of the ancient capital. During the day, the bridge manifests varied beauties with simplicity early in the morning, hustle and bustle in the daytime, solitude at twilight and hectic at night when its colorful lights are reflected on the water. The road beneath the bridge is a busy night market where a variety of goods are sold such as foods and souvenirs.

A visit to Hue will be incomplete without taking a dragon boat ride in the Huong River at night and listening to Hue’s royal court music. A trip en route from the Truong Tien Bridge to the Phu Xuan Bridge by boat will cost only VND10,000-15,000 a person while the trip plus Hue’s music performance will cost VND50,000 a person. In the evening tourists will listen to some ladies in purple traditional ao dai singing beautifully. This is a completely different Hue.

Visitors can take a sightseeing tour by motorbike along the roads leading to the north, south, east and west gates. These roads under the shade of seasoned trees are full of street vendors and restaurants selling Hue’s signature dishes such as banh beo, banh nam, banh loc, Hue-style sweetened soup and Hue-style noodle soup. Hue represents a combination between old and new elements.