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Exemption of entry visa to Vietnam

Almost foreigners need to have an entry visa when they want to enter Vietnam, except some cases in the following table: EXEMPTION OF ENTRY VISA TO VIETNAM (List might be extended in the future)  

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Fees for Vietnam visa will double increase in 2013

Vietnam will raise the visa fees for foreign and overseas Vietnamese visitors from January 1st, 2013. It will cost nearly double in comparison with the current fees. According to the Ministry of Finance statement: Single-entry visas will cost US$45, up from the current $25. Vietnam is currently issuing two types multiple-entry visas. An up to six-month multiple entry visa currently ...

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Four famous products in Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc is known as the “Pearl Island” not only for the beautiful scenery but it also has many products that attract tourists when traveling to the island. Phu Quoc fish sauce Phu Quoc fish sauce is famous not only in Vietnam but also around the world. The production of fish sauce has been along-held tradition among locals on Phu ...

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Ghe Ngo boat racing festival in Soc Trang Province

The Soc Trang People’s Committee has issued a plan to organize the first official Ghe Ngo boat racing festival of Khmer people in Mekong River Delta – Soc Trang. Under the plan, the festival will take place from 14 to 17 of November, 2013. The event is held to create unique culture products, develop tourism, and to the conserve, preserve ...

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Halong Bay Maps

This little Halong travel guide provides with the map of Halong Bay and some tips on Halong tour.Halong Bay is at about 200km from Hanoi. A cruise on the Bay of the Descending Dragon seems a must for travelers coming to Vietnam. Being one of the most popular destinations in the country and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage, Halong ...

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Hanoi Traditional Craft Villages Festival in October 2013

Tradition Craft Village Festival of Hanoi and other provinces of Red River Delta 2013 (also called Traditional Craft Villages Festival 2013). The Festival will take place from 9th to 12th of October 2013 in Quan Ngua Sports Palace – Hanoi in response to the National Tourism of Red River Delta – Hai Phong 2013. Traditional Craft Village Festival 2013 with ...

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Hanoi Weather

Hanoi weather is very changeable. Although the city experiences four distinct seasons it would be fair to summarize the year in terms of summer (from May to September) when it is very hot and wet and winter (November to March) when it is cold and dry. What about October and April I hear you ask? Well in this humid, tropical ...

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Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2013

The 5th Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2013 will take place from April 27 to May 1, 2013 at the center of Hue city, the capital of Thua Thien – Hue province. The traditional craft festivals were held once every two years in odd years. And in 2013, its theme is “Craft villages in tourism development”. This event is organised by ...

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Huong (Perfume) Pagoda Festival

People living in the Song Hong (Red River) Delta are preparing to celebrate the Huong Pagoda festival 2013, which a local official has promised will be the biggest ever.   Festivities will begin on the sixth day of Tet Holiday (February 15th) when visitors can enjoy a photography exhibition of ancient Vietnamese Pagodas and watch birds being released on the ...

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International Sea and Island Tourism Fair 2013 in Nha Trang

According to Khanh Hoa Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Nha Trang-Vietnam International Sea and Island Tourism Fair 2013 will take place from June 8-10 in the beautiful coastal city of Nha Trang (Khanh Hoa province). This is the first international thematic fair on sea and island tourism that has been organized inVietnam. The fair will introduceVietnam’s best marine ...

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