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A day of being a local in Hoi An

The quaint little Hoi An has long been an allure for tourists with picturesque streets, sleepy riverside, incredible cuisine, rave custom tailoring, traditional crafts – you name it. The world heritage site can easily be explored on foot or bicycle, but what about a boat? It’s not a normal boat but...
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Ban Gioc Waterfall

Proving that Vietnam has many hidden gems, these 7 destination listed below make it to Footprint’s top off-beaten-path destinations. Whatever your holiday preference are, there is something for everyone in these destinations on the road less travelled.
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Cai Be Floating Market (Mekong)

Cai Be – a charming town which is only 2 hour drive by car from Saigon, makes it a much preferable tourist draw. It has long been famous with the floating market where visitors can soak up in the uproarious atmosphere of lively market. Unfortunately, Cai Be floating market is getting less bustling...
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visa exemption

From July 2015, Vietnam granted new visa exemption for citizens with a passport from UK, France, Spain, Italy and Germany. These people are now allowed to stay up to 15 days in Vietnam without visa. Any stay lasting longer than 15 days still requires people to get a visa. That is certainly a...
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hoi an

We went on an inspection trip to refresh our products range in Central Vietnam and found along the way some new exciting destinations. It was a more than successful trip. We will be able soon to introduce you to Hue city and Hoi An town in a totally original and innovative style. Our pioneers’...
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low high season

This is a question that comes again and again on online forums and in the mind of travelers. Is it better to visit a country during its tourism high season or rather during the low season? There is no definite and universal answer to that. But we try here to give indications about Vietnam tourism...
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Mark Twain once said:“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
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trekking vietnam

Vietnam has become a destination worth visiting; not only for its world renowned destinations, fascinating cultures, as well as numerous World Heritage sites, but also for the variety of trekking options.
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New homestay concept: chain homestay in Vietnam

The first idea of homestay in Vietnam is the local simple rustic house. You stay with the local family, share their rooms, their beds and even the restroom… Sometimes, the conditions of the local house are not comfortable as you expect. To solve this problem, the chain homestay can be a good...
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