Whether it is the culinary delights of the insatiable Vietnamese cooking, the bustling city of Saigon (commonly known as Ho Chi Minh City), or the sweet smile from beneath a conical hat working humbly in the fields, Vietnam will take you to places of beauty and amazement from north to south.
This truly magical part of the world is a holiday favourite both the luxury traveller and the backpacker adventurist. Bordered by China, Laos and Cambodia, Vietnam is officially known as the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
Buddhism is the most widely practised religion of Vietnam and the country offers many ancient sites and scattered architecture stemming from Polynesian & Chinese influences, dating back as far as 4000 years.
Vietnam has retained its humble nature and colourful character through times of war with a magnetic and endearing quality, to now becoming a much sort after holiday destination of South East Asia.
Exploring Vietnam, Visiting from Chicago - By learningexecutive