How to Get a Vietnam Visa

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In the beginning, getting a visa to visit Vietnam can seem overly complicated and confusing.  But once you have the system figured out it is really easy.  Don’t let the red tape stop you! Vietnam is an amazing place to travel and has so much to offer any type of traveler.  Whether you want to visit the amazing countryside, cultural heritage sites, or the bustling cities, there is something in Vietnam for you.

Top 7 Places in Vietnam



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During my three months in Vietnam, I traveled across most of the country, visited many of the sights, and stayed in all of the big towns (and a lot of the small towns and villages).  Vietnam stands as one of my favorite countries that I have visited and has so much to offer any traveler.  All of my stops had something special, but a select few demanded my attention.  Here is a list of my top 7 favorite cities in Vietnam and how they ranked. 

Discovering Central Vietnam

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              Having finished an event filled few weeks in Southern Vietnam, it was time for us to make our way to our last section of the country; the central region.  This would be our last bit of time in Vietnam, but it would also be one of its most eventful.  What had originally been planned for only a one-week tour turned into almost three.


Demilitarized Zone

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              Visiting the former Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in Vietnam is a look into a very significant chapter of Vietnamese and U.S. history.  This dividing line between North and South Vietnam, despite its name, became the most militarized area in the world and saw some of the heaviest and bloodiest battles of the war. 

7 Ways to Satisfy the Travel Bug at Home

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              When you have the travel bug there is nothing worse than being stuck at home.  It can be depressing to have your travel plans grounded because of funds, time, or travel restrictions.  But it is important to remember that the thrill of travel is a state of mind, not body.  If we accept that, then a world of possibilities opens up and we can experience the world while be stuck at home.


              Here are 7 simple tricks to satisfy that sense of wanderlust and be better prepared for your next big trip!

10 Must Try Foods in Hue


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              All you need to plan for this next vacation is a love for food.  Vietnamese food varies a lot from region to region, but nowhere has more of a distinctive cuisine and unique dishes as Hue.  Once the royal seat of the emperors and the capital of Vietnam, chefs turned out 50 course meals day after day for the emperors.  Due to this, of the almost 3000 dishes Vietnam produces, about 2/3 of them originated in Hue, and many of them never left.  This creates a foody paradise just waiting to be explored.  Below, I’ve rounded up my 10 must try foods in Hue. 

Hue: The Imperial City

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              Grandiose structures, royal palaces, tombs of emperors, and delicious local specialties are just a few things Hue has to offer.  Hue is a popular stop on people’s tour of Vietnam and rightfully so.  The Imperial City that dominates the northern banks of the Perfume River and the many tombs that dot the area around town are all part of Hue’s UNESCO Heritage Site. 

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