Vietnam Travel Blog

Vietnam Tour Packages Feature

So you are off to Vietnam!  One of our favourite places and it will always remain a country that we return to time and time again!  

To help you prepare for your Vietnam holiday, you can read our pre-Vietnam travel advice post (which also contains info on popular places to visit in Vietnam); and then use our post on fun things to do in Vietnam.

Vietnam is a great destination for either couples, friends or for families.  

To get you in the mood for your trip, check out our suggestion of books to read.  You can read all our best posts in this Vietnam travel blog section.

Vietnam with kids

Vietnam is an easy Asian country to travel with kids.  

Vietnam holidays are pretty affordable (if not cheap) and it is easy find drivers that can take you around to the popular Vietnam attractions.  

Many of the best attractions in Vietnam are outdoors which can make things much easier for travelling families.

There are a wide range of gorgeous family hotels in Vietnam; most of which offer swimming pools and kids clubs.

A holiday in Vietnam with kids might be a bit exotic, but it a safe destination to visit and there are loads of learning experiences available for the kids.

Best Accommodation in Vietnam

If you are looking for the best accommodation in Vietnam, check out our guide to the best choices:

Vietnam Tours

A lot of travellers feel more comfortable travelling around Vietnam on an organized tour.  If you prefer to visit Vietnam on an organized tour; we have compiled a list of the best tours of Vietnam.

Vietnam Transport Guides

For helpful information on how to get around on your Vietnam trip, click to read the guide below:

One-Page Guides to Help you Plan

Your quick guide to planning your trip to Hanoi.

Vietnam Travel Guides

You can read our guides to:

Plan Your Trip to Vietnam

Accommodation in Vietnam: 

We always start our accommodation research with Hotelscombined.  This site makes it super easy to compare accommodation across various booking engines so that you can simply pick the best price for the accommodation of your choice.

We also often book through sites such as Airbnb, especially when we travel in Europe as it allows for massive savings on accommodation.  Click to grab a coupon for your first stay!

Flights to Vietnam

We personally book our flights on Cheapo Air, we find that they are often the cheapest (even in comparison to Skyscanner).  Click to check on prices for your flights.

Travel Insurance

We never travel without travel insurance with World Nomads. We have claimed on our travel insurance more than once, claims that would have cost us A LOT out of our own pockets.  Don’t skimp out on insurance!! 

World Nomads offers incredible plans and is one of the few insurance companies that allow you to grab insurance when you are already travelling!  Click to check on their plans and prices.

Find all of our Vietnam Travel Blog Posts Below

Halong Bay

The Best Time to Visit Halong Bay in Vietnam
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15 of the Absolute Best Halong Bay Cruise Recommendations in 2019!
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How to travel from Hanoi to Halong Bay (or Vice Versa)
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Reasons to visit Halong Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay
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Luxurious Halong Bay Indochina Sails Junk Cruise 3 Days/2 Nights
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Hanoi

How to travel from Hanoi to Halong Bay (or Vice Versa)
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The Ultimate Guide on How to Get from Hanoi to Hoi An (& Vice Versa)
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How to get from Hanoi to Sapa: Transfer, Train or Bus to Sapa
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Authentic Things to do in Hanoi – Discover the Real Hanoi!
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Hanoi sightseeing | Top 5 ‘Must-See' Tourist Hanoi Attractions!!
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Hanoi Old Quarter Accommodation | Checking in to Paradise Boutique Hotel
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Hoi An

Hoi An Basket Boat Tour Review – Our Coconut Basket Boat Tour
Are you looking for the best Hoi An basket boat tour, that is a bit more private and not overcrowded?[...]
Ultimate Guide and What You Need to Know About Hoi An Tailors!
Are you looking for the best Hoi An tailors, but you still have plenty of questions before you choose one?[...]
The Enchanting Ancient City of Lanterns in Vietnam – Hoi An Old Town!
Welcome to the beautiful Hoi An Old Town, the town that you will fall in love with! Join in on[...]
The Ultimate Guide on How to Get from Hanoi to Hoi An (& Vice Versa)
Hoi An is a small town in central Vietnam that has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1999. It[...]
The Ultimate Guide on How to get from Danang to Hoi An (& Vice Versa)
When traveling from Danang to Hoi An, in Vietnam, there are a few options you can choose.Those options are private[...]
Victoria Hoi An Beach Resort & Spa Review | Luxurious Hoi An Accommodation
I can understand why Lonely Planet has dubbed Hoi An as Vietnam’s most atmospheric and delightful little town.  This charming[...]

Sapa

How to get from Hanoi to Sapa: Transfer, Train or Bus to Sapa
Due to its location, around 350km from Hanoi, Sapa happens to also be a region in Vietnam that a lot[...]
Sapa Accommodation: The Sensational Setting of Topas Ecolodge
The setting and views from Topas Ecolodge will impress even the hardest of hearts! This Sapa luxury hotel instantly made[...]
The most Colourful Vietnam Markets | Bac Ha Market!
I have been to many markets in my life, but I have never been to the one quite like this.[...]
The Insanely Picturesque Sapa Hike in Vietnam!
Are you ready for a hike of a lifetime? For an insanely picturesque Sapa hike that takes you down mountains, across valleys and[...]

Ho Chi Minh City

Top 5 Memorable Ho Chi Minh City Attractions!
Of all the cities we visited in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City was by far the most modern!  Whilst driving[...]

Phu Quoc Island

Top 10 Things to do in Phu Quoc, Vietnam
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