Halong Bay is a beautiful area in the northern part of Vietnam where sailing junks dot the sea.
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Vietnam is packed with exciting activities. You might like hiking with hill tribes, shopping in colorful public markets, or learning to make pho in…
Everywhere we went in Vietnam, we were greeted with smiles
Of all the trips I’ve taken, the one to Vietnam stands out as being the biggest surprise. I expected to meet people who didn’t like Americans – and was greeted…
Moving from one place to another in Vietnam can be a challenge. This is true whether you are trying to cross a traffic-clogged street in Saigon or endeavoring to explore the whole country.
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