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Tips and advice about travel in Vietnam from our local travel experts

Should You Visit Sapa in Winter?

Last week we wrote about where to travel in Vietnam in winter. One place we failed to mention? Sapa! Winter is certainly not the best time to visit Sapa, and visitors are often ill-prepared for the cold temperatures, but that isn’t to say you should miss it! There are...

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Where to Go in Vietnam in Winter

Contrary to what you might imagine, Southeast Asia isn’t warm everywhere, all the time. While you can while away the winter months happily on the beaches of Southern Thailand and wander the temples of Angkor Wat below cloudless blue sky in December, other areas of...

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A Beach Hopping Vietnam Itinerary

With 3,200km of coastline, Vietnam is an amazing place to beach hop. Travelling from South to North, or vice versa, each town and region offers new beaches, new foods and new experiences. You can make the journey by bus or train, or you can even venture off on your...

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10 Things to Do in Ninh Binh

Just a few hours South of Hanoi, Ninh Binh is fast becoming one of the best loved destinations in Northern Vietnam. If you’ve seen the most recent rendition of Kong - Skull Island - you’ll have glimpsed some of the epic landscapes around this area. In real life it is...

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Advice for Getting Your Visa on Arrival in Vietnam

Recently we have been told by our lovely customers that they've experienced problems with getting their visas on arrival at the airport. Because we want everyone and anyone visiting Vietnam to have the best experience possible, we want to write a blog to warn our...

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Get Back to Nature in Northern Vietnam

Living in bustling Hanoi, the team at Lily’s Travel Agency love to get out of the city and into nature when they get the chance. And with Northern Vietnam as their backyard, they are spoilt for choice. So, if you are travelling to Hanoi you should take their advice...

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Lily’s Ultimate Guide to Medium Budget Halong Bay Tours

Lily’s Ultimate Guide to Medium Budget Halong Bay Tours We know that all travellers visiting Vietnam will have a Halong Bay tour high on their wish-list. We also know that most of you are on a budget but you are also looking for the highest quality experience...

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