Cash, Credit Card or Traveler Cheques?

As in many parts of the world, the US dollar is king in Asia and dollars can be changed just about anywhere. In Vietnam dollars also accepted for direct payment in hotels, restaurants, and shops. Some other currencies including Euros, GBP, Australian dollars… can also be changed in the major cities (Hanoi, Da Nang, Nha[…]

Hanoi Old Quarter Dong Xuan Market


Vietnam is one of the safest countries for traveling. However, you should take great care with your personal possessions, especially when you are in big cities such as Ho Chi Minh city, Nha Trang or Hanoi, where there has been an increase in bag snatches. Leave all your valuables, documents, credit cards, etc. at hotel,[…]

What to buy?

Vietnam is a great place for shoppers. Maybe not the greatest selection of everything under the sun, but certainly some of the best bargain prices you will find anywhere in the world. If you are in need of a new summer wardrobe head to Hoi An in central Vietnam. The town is teeming with tailors[…]

Vietnam Visa

Last updated on July 28th, 2018 at 03:11 amAlmost all foreigners need an Entry visa to Vietnam except some included in the Vietnam visa exemption list. Visitors must obtain a visa prior to entry to Vietnam. A tourist visa for Vietnam can be obtained from any Vietnamese embassy or consulate office worldwide. The visas are[…]

Mountain biking rules of the trail

These mountain bike rules are designed to minimize our impact on our environment as well as promote friendly relationships between all trail users by creating a safe environment for us all. By following these rules we help ensure our access to trails in our local communities will continue and hopefully grow. The way we ride[…]

Vietnam Bike Hire

If you look for a bike hire service in Vietnam, then you have just found the right place. With head office based in Hanoi and representatives in both the central and southern Vietnam, Lotussia Travel offers a wide array of bikes for you to rent. We have all bikes for your hiring needs including mountain[…]

Vietnam Bicycle Travel

Vietnam offers lots of fun, active outdoor adventure activities such as jungle trekking, mountain hiking, road cycling and sea kayaking. These activities are offered in different places in all over Vietnam. Bicycle travel may be the second most popular adventure activity after trekking. Road cycling and mountain biking are the two most favorite activities that[…]

Vietnam Bicycle Shop

There are so many bicycle shops in Vietnam. If you live in Vietnam big cities such as Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city, your bicycle may not be what you use every morning for going to work. The most popular local mean of transport is scooters and motorbikes. Therefore, it will be very easy for[…]

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What to Bring on a Vietnam Bike Ride?

Last updated on October 15th, 2018 at 04:02 amWhat to Bring on a Vietnam Bike Ride? It is important that the clothing you take on your cycling tour is appropriate for the trip you have chosen. There is a fine balance between taking too much and too little, especially considering that you need to equip yourself[…]