Vietnam

Vietnam

They call it a land of timeless charm. With 3260 kilometres of coastline, and a diverse terrain of caves, forests, lakes, waterfalls, rocks, mountains, rivers and islands, Vietnam is certainly charm-filled. Add to that loads of history and heritage, this place can now be classified as exotic. You also get to see a trail of horror created by humans, well-documented as reminders in their museums. And this will only raise your estimation of their people, of their resilience, of their attitudes, and how they have built back their lives in spite of their terrible pasts. The cherry on the cake is Vietnamese food; you just cannot beat their cuisine. And when your hosts are the sort of people who just believe in being happy, their homeland becomes the most compelling of destinations.

In Vietnam, what you see depends on what you are looking for. The remnants of its war-scarred history, or the spectacle of its ancient pagodas; the hustle bustle of the crowds, or the solitude among green rice paddies. Pondering over which places to visit in Vietnam? Here’s our pick of six Vietnam tourist attractions that’ll...

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Vietnam Halong Bay

The reasons to love Vietnam are many, with it being a glorious assault on your sense, a culinary superpower, home to its own share of thrills and chills, and a great testament to the progress that can be made due to peace after war. You can choose to escape to the surrealistic limestone islands from...

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