Vietnam is a popular tourist destination with many interesting places to visit. The people are friendly and your dollar goes a long way, especially outside of Ho Chi Minh. I travelled the well worn path from Hanoi to the Mekong Delta. Here are my 5 favourite destinations.
We visited Hoi An for four days as part of our journey through Vietnam, and enjoyed our stay immensely. We flew into Vietnam from Hong Kong, arriving at Hanoi from where we worked our way down to Ho Chi Minh and the Mekong.
Our next destination was a fishing village, home to over 400 people. Our tender was too large to enter the sheltered waters, so we were rowed in two at a time.
We flew into Vietnam from a two day stopover in Hong Kong. Hanoi is the closest major town to Halong Bay, which was our feature destination. We stopped over here for a few days each side of our trip, as do most travelers. Its an interesting place. We stayed in the Old Quarter, a popular tourist area. After a day …