When traveling from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, one of the most important decisions you’ll have to make is how to get there. You can take a bus, train or plane. Here’s a look at the pros and cons of each option so you can make the best decision for your trip. photo: Thao Le Hoang When is the best time to take each mode of transportation? How much does each option cost in...

Calling a taxi in Vietnam is a relatively simple process, and all you need is the number of the taxi company you wish to use. In addition, we’ve also included some helpful Vietnamese phrases that will make your ride even more comfortable! photo: Dan Freeman To call a taxi in Vietnam, simply dial the number of the company you wish to use. Some popular taxi companies in Vietnam including their phone numbers are: Mai Linh...

Hanoi is the capital city of Vietnam. It is a dynamic city with a rich history and many unique attractions, including the famous Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum. One of the best ways to see the sights in Hanoi is by taking Hanoi’s metro system. There are currently two lines in operation: Line 1 runs north-south and connects with other metro systems in Vietnam, while Line 2 runs east-west and connects with other metro...

Vietnam is a beautiful country with an interesting culture, but its transportation system can be a bit confusing for newcomers. The best way to get around Vietnam is by taxi, but there are some things you should know before you hail your first cab. photo: Son Vu Le Here are five tips for calling a taxi in Vietnam. Always have the address of your destination ready. Make sure you know the fare in advance. Only...

The transportation options in Vietnam are more than plentiful and can be both a blessing and a curse. On one hand, there is the extensive train system which means you don’t have to worry about traffic jams or parking spaces. There’s also buses, waterbuses, cars and motorbikes for those who want to explore Vietnam by land. But on the other hand, with so many options it can be difficult to know which one is the...

It’s no secret that the taxi industry is changing. In Vietnam, several apps allow riders to quickly and easily request a ride. There are a few major players in the Vietnamese taxi app market. These include Grab, Vinasun, Gojek Vietnam (formerly known as Go-Viet), and Fast Go. Each of these apps offers riders different features and benefits. credit: Ian When it comes to price, convenience, and features offered to users of all types, the different...