People in Quang Binh province often use our local language in daily communication. The local language in Quang Binh not far diffrent to the Vietnamese National language (which is used over the country, popular and in education). The diffrent are in alot of words and tone in speaking. So please do not suprise if what you hear are not similar to what (if) you have learned Vietnamese before. For example:
– English: where? >>> National language: đâu? >>> Loacal language: mô?
The summer start from April to end of August with warmly sunshine days, dry weather. This is the period of time for discover beaches, tropical forest, caves, … Travellers should not join the Phong Nha cave discovery tour in the rainy season from September to March, but it’s good for Thien Duong cave tour.
Months from January to February in the Spring is the period of time to discovery local Festival and national Tet holiday here.
Travel to Quang Binh:
The best method to go to Dong Hoi city, Quang Binh from the North of Vietnam is by Trains. Buy tickets of a night-start train and you will reach Dong Hoi rail station at the next morning. See more >
Keep in your bag:
Anti mosquito cream, insect treatment, cash, printed some popular question in Vietnamese. Also keep on your head (-_-) a hat on the summer time.
Shopping and eatting:
For reasonable prices, travellers should ask price or read menu before buying or ordering
Local speciality food are popular dishes and cheap price and are not served in big restaurants, find them in small restaurant or in the market.
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