Sao Beach Phu Quoc

Travellers notes

Women's Health

Pregnant women should receive specialised advice before travelling. The ideal time to travel is in the second trimester (between 16 and 28 weeks), during which the risk of pregnancy-related problems...

Traditional Medicine

A number of traditional medical treatments are practiced in Vietnam. Herbal medicine, much of it imported from China, is widely available and sometimes very effective. As with Western medicine,...

Drinking Water

The number one rule is be careful of the water, ice can be particularly risky; if you don't know for certain that the water is safe, assume the worst. However, a lot of the ice in Vietnam comes from...

What to wear

It’s worthwhile that you dress appropriately, for both the weather, and also not to cause offence to the local people. Vietnamese have conservative dress codes, and it is only in larger cities tha...

Security advice for visiting Vietnam

Vietnam is generally one of the safest countries you are likely to visit, the government takes a very strong view on ensuring the safety of foreigners visiting Vietnam. However Vietnam still has a...