Travelling in Vietnam

This page offers you some useful links to sites that can help you understand the country of Vietnam and its people. We offer this section as a useful place to start discovering Vietnam.


Profile of Vietnam

A short informative book about the country and the people who live there.
Focusing on various aspects of Vietnam including history, traditional costumes, culture, cuisine and highlights of some of the best places to visit.


Download "Profile of Vietnam" booklet Profile of Vietnam pdf.

Visa information

You need a VISA to travel to Vietnam.
Visas can be issued at the airport on your arrival in Vietnam, but it is advisable to get them issued before to save delays at the airport and any unforeseen problems. This can normally be done at any travel agent in your locality.
Visa extensions for Vietnam and visas for ongoing travel destinations in Asia can be arranged at our office.


Travel Insurance

World Nomads is a company that we have used personally for several years, we have found their service, cover and prices very competitive. They also offer a range of free travel assistance including a travel destination guide and travel journals.


World Nomads Insurance


 


Vietnamese Culture, Traditions and Architecture

Asian Historical Architecture - this site offers some insights into Asian historical architecture and displays some excellent images of historical sites throughout Vietnam, choose Vietnam from the menu.
http://www.orientalarchitecture.com

Cuc Phoung National Park - a preview of the many primate species of Vietnam that reside in the park, and are cared for at the Endangered Primate Rescue Center. http://www.primatecenter.org


Vietnam News & General Information

Nhan Dan - an English language Vietnamese newspaper that covers many interesting topics, and includes an excellent simple introduction to learning the Vietnamese language. http://en.nhandan.org.vn

Hanoi International Womens Club - an interesting and informative website created by expatriate women living in Vietnam. http://www.hanoi-iwc.com

Weather in Vietnam - a daily updated website - click on Hanoi for our local weather before you travel.
http://www.wunderground.com/global/VS.html

Currency Converter - this website can convert whatever currency you are interested in.
http://www.oanda.com/currency/converter

Vietnam Airlines - Hanoi and the north of Vietnam can be reached easily from any major International airports.
http://www.vietnamairlines.com/

Australian Embassy in Vietnam - an excellent source of information for travellers to Vietnam.
http://www.vietnam.embassy.gov.au

United Nations facts about Vietnam - UNDP offers basic facts about Vietnam, maps of the different areas
and background information. http://www.vn.undp.org

"John Pilger" world-renowned journalist - John Pilger is a world-renowned journalist, author and documentary filmmaker, who began his career in 1958 in his homeland Australia. This is his story of the Vietnamese struggle to lift itself out of poverty and gain recognition in world affairs since defeating and gaining independence from the end of the American led invasion.
http://www.johnpilger.com

 

"Travel Health Fact Sheet" for visitors to Vietnam ... Travel Doctor | Health Fact Sheet Supplied by - http://www.traveldoctor.com.au


Do you have any questions? Contact us for any information or advice you feel you may need in planning your trip to Vietnam.