Vietnam

Hanoi millennium

Hanoi millennium

Capital of Vietnam reunified since the end of the war in April 1975, Hanoi celebrates in October 2010 the millennium anniversary of its long and painful history. […]

What to do Vietnam

What to do Vietnam

What to do Vietnam Here are some experiences to live at least once in Vietnam. Find here the things to do in Vietnam, the activities to try, the dishes to taste… So many timeless and unforgettable moments, to live certainly during your trip. Navigate the […]

Vietnam thematic itineraries

Vietnam thematic itineraries

Vietnam thematic itineraries Unesco World Heritage Sites Ha Long Bay The city of H villei An The imperial city and the tombs of Huế The sanctuary of M sanct Sơn Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park Vietnam cities Hanoi the capital and the oldest city […]

Geography Vietnam

Geography Vietnam

Geography Vietnam It is said that Vietnam has the shape of a dragon... It is also reminiscent of an S, with two large plains to the north and south and an isthmus in the center. But the Vietnamese often describe it as a bamboo rod (a yoke) carrying a basket […]

Recommended routes Vietnam

Recommended routes Vietnam

Recommended routes Vietnam Aend, nor a very short stay. It takes a minimum of 12 days to discover the country, spread out from north to south over a distance of nearly 1 km. In 15 days, we already have a good idea. In 3 weeks a visitor can expect to see […]

The Tet festival, the Vietnamese New Year

The Tet festival, the Vietnamese New Year

On February 12, 2021, we will enter the year of the Metal Ox. For the Vietnamese, the passage to the Chinese New Year is the occasion of a special celebration, the […]

Vietnam food, food and drink

Vietnam food, food and drink

Vietnam food, food and drink Kitchen Vietnamese cuisine has many qualities: it is fine and light, healthy, very cheap and very varied. Although sometimes inspired by it, it differs from Chinese cuisine in that it uses less sauces, but more natural herbs […]

Money and budget Vietnam

Money and budget Vietnam

Money and budget Vietnam Money, banks, exchange National currency The national currency is 2019, 1 € was worth around 23 Dg and 300 US $ around 1 Dg. For our Swiss and Canadian friends, 1 CHF is worth around 23 Dg and 200 $ Ca around 1 Dg. Of course, […]

Vietnam: Hanoi, our favorites

Vietnam: Hanoi, our favorites

Hanoi is one of those Southeast Asian metropolises that electrify you as soon as you set foot there. We merge happily into this movement that seems to be perpetual […]

Culture and Arts Vietnam

Culture and Arts Vietnam

Culture and Arts Vietnam Architecture Vietnamese architecture was brought to the baptismal font by several godfathers who influenced it: Chinese in the north, Indians and Khmers in the south. It is first in the layout of towns, palaces, temples, imperial […]

Climate, seasons and weather Vietnam

Climate, seasons and weather Vietnam

Climate, seasons and weather Vietnam Located beyond the famous Col des Nuages, while to the south it is almost always warm. © Fotolia - Sapa Valley North of Vietnam - deWest (Điện Biêmars to early May. - From May to October: "Summer". Although […]

Health and Safety Vietnam

Health and Safety Vietnam

Health and Safety Vietnam Health See recommended vaccines before departure pharmaceuticals Although the availability is in the preVille. Take any medications you take regularly home with you, and add pain relievers, an intestinal antibiotic, and an inhibitor […]

Vietnam transport and travel

Vietnam transport and travel

Vietnam transport and travel The cyclo-rickshaw The slowest means of transport but also the most ecological: no engine, no smoke, no noise. However, we see it less and less, and even not at all in some large cities like Saigon. The motorcycle taxi (xe ôm) C […]

Vietnam traditions and customs

Vietnam traditions and customs

Vietnam traditions and customs Religions and beliefs © Fotolia - Incense The Vietnamese have lived for centuries in a moral and religious universe shaped by beliefs and values ​​from ancestor worship, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, without forgetting […]

Entry formalities, visa and useful contacts Vietnam

Entry formalities, visa and useful contacts Vietnam

Entry formalities, visa and useful contacts Vietnam Entry formalities © Adobe Stock - Visa Vietnam Le passport must be valid 6 months after the planned exit. You must also present proof of leaving the country (return plane ticket). For French […]

Vietnam: Da Nang, 5 reasons to go

Vietnam: Da Nang, 5 reasons to go

In the center of Vietnam, Da Nang conceals, sheltered from its skyscrapers, the fascinating Cham museum, large beaches and the famous marble mountains… But not […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Vietnam

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Vietnam

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Vietnam The prices hôOuest) or Bãi Cháy (bay of Hạ Long), the low season corresponds to the European winter, from November to February (December is very cool). On the other hand, in Saigon or Hanoi, prices are […]

Vietnam Identity Card

Vietnam Identity Card

Vietnam Identity Card - Population: 95,5 million inhabitants (2015). - Area: 331 690 km² Capital city : Hanoi.- Languages: Vietnamese, languages ​​of ethnic minorities (Khmer, Cham, Thaiyao, Cantonese), English, French Change : đồng.- GDP per capita […]

Practical life on site Vietnam

Practical life on site Vietnam

Practical life on site Vietnam Time difference There is an additional 6 hours of dice - between Vietnam and MéVille and Hanoi it is 18 p.m. in winter and 17 p.m. in summer.There is an 11 hour time difference with Canada. When it is 7 a.m. in Ottawa, it […]

Central Vietnam: from Hue to Hoi An

Central Vietnam: from Hue to Hoi An

Between Tonkin (north Vietnam) and Cochinchina to the south, the French colonial administration created in 1884 the province ofAnnam, in order to better control […]

Vietnam: Hồ Chí Minh-Ville energy (Saigon)

Vietnam: Hồ Chí Minh-Ville energy (Saigon)

Good Morning Saigon! We arrive in the Vietnamese metropolis - whose official name is Hồ Chí Minh-City since 1976 - the head half in the cotton of an Indochina dream of long ago, half in the memory of […]

Vietnam, the other country of well-being

Vietnam, the other country of well-being

Like other Asian countries, Vietnam is versed in the pursuit of bodily and spiritual bliss. Health and well-being are closely linked, combining traditional medicine, relaxation techniques, physical exercises, […]

The Franco-Vietnamese festival of Huê

The Franco-Vietnamese festival of Huê

Following the success of the 2000 and 2002 editions, the Huê festival once again puts the Vietnam's cultural heritage in the spotlight : from June 12 to 20, a host […]

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