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What to Expect on a Halong Bay Cruise
Halong Bay, located in the Northeastern region, is a fantastic area to visit during a Vietnam trip. The bay and surrounding islands are comprised of limestone, which creates an awe-inspiring karst landscape, as well as cave formations to explore. See Halong Bay in by boating, snorkeling, caving, or cycling.
Vietnam is as rich in environmental wonders as it is in cultural expressions. From its complicated history to its inviting cities, Vietnam has a variety of attractions to satisfy any inquisitive traveler. This country will captivate you with its intriguing culture, unique cuisine, distinct geography, and so many more interesting characteristics.
History of Vietnam
A trip to Vietnam takes travelers to a nation with one of the oldest and most continuous histories in the world! The best way to gain understanding of this intriguing nation and culture is to experience it first hand. However, this brief overview gives travelers some insight into ancient and modern Vietnamese history prior to a visit.
A Brief History of Southeast Asia
What is commonly known as modern day “Southeast Asia” has shared a common history characterized by numerous foreign occupations and takeovers that have influenced the cultures and countries that thrive within its boundaries today. The countries that currently comprise the region are now Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, …
Sapa Trekking Summary
The epic scenery in the misty hills and tribal villages spread throughout the area make Sapa a premier destination for trekkers wanting an up close and personal cultural experience while being active. Sapa is home to several ethnic minority groups but also has strong French influence, creating a unique local culture.
Vietnamese cuisine varies from the north to south and everywhere in between based on foreign influences and regional crops. However, travelers will find the constant staple ingredients of rice, fish sauce, and a multitude of herbs & spices. Discover the different foods throughout this country and experience the local flavor of each region!
Planning your trip to Vietnam is sure to result in a few questions. Our FAQ article answers some of the things most commonly asked by our travelers. From what currency is used to what to expect the food to be like, we give you the vital details before your journey. Hopefully, this better prepares you for the adventures that await!
Best Time to Visit Vietnam
If you are planning to travel to Vietnam, answering the question “When is the best time to go?” is a bit problematic, given that the country is 600 miles long and spans three different weather systems. A better way to answer that question is to evaluate the weather patterns of the various regions on the itinerary and match them with …
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