Vietnam follows two calendar systems: the lunar and the solar (Gregorian) ones which affect public holidays in Vietnam dramatically. Depending on each year, public holidays coincides with weekend holidays, then the real holidays (observed holidays) for the Vietnamese for an occasion could be much longer than those on the calendar.
Our Vietnam Travel section is dedicated to a complete Vietnam travel guide with useful travel tips and advice, detailed information for travel destinations, as well as photos and images for Vietnam. All travel guide information is written by Paradissa tour guides and travel experts from our own experiences. We keep it in mind that the travel guide is for our travelers and we try to update the information as "it is". Sometimes things change so quickly that we can't update all information, so please help us to share your experiences and knowledge so that we could provide the travellers to Vietnam with the most up-to-date information. Have nice reading and have a great trip to Vietnam!
Vietnam is getting more and more popular as a tourist attraction, traveling to Vietnam is getting easier. More airlines operate direct flights and daily direct flights to the country and more cruise companies offer Vietnam as a stop on the cruise itineraries.
Travel tips and advice provide you with useful information as to deal with your daily routine while traveling in Vietnam such as money for food and drinks, for your shopping, for taxis; what you should do and don't for your security and for your safety.
Vietnam travel facts are some important facts in short for Vietnam which is useful for the visitors who are planning to travel and have holidays in Vietnam.
This is a travel check list, a guide as to what to bring on your trip to Vietnam which is useful when planning your holidays and while you are traveling. Before leaving for Vietnam, the list helps you to bring what is really needed and what can be acquired locally. While you are in Vietnam, it helps you to double-check your belongings when moving from one place to another.
This is a travel guide and travel information for transportation where you can find useful information on how to get to Vietnam and how to get around the country, the conditions and availability of means of transportation.
The Vietnamese family unit (particularly in the rural areas) is patriarchal in nature with strong familial ties. It is not unusual to find three or four generations living in the same household. Personal names are written with the family name first, middle name second, and the first name last. It is common practice to address people by their first names, it's not so common addressing people by the last name.
Vietnam shopping offers plenty of chances of acquiring the fine local products for very reasonable prices...