Vietnam Travel Guide
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Fodor's See It Vietnam, 3rd Edition
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Buzzing cities, world-class cuisine, dramatic landscapes, and rich biodiversity give Vietnam a distinct character: from the capital city of Hanoi up north, to Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta down south. One of Southeast Asia's most resilient peoples, the Vietnamese have absorbed noticeable influence from their massive northern neighbor China as well as their former colonizer France. Echoes of the Vietnam War (known here as the American War) still reverberate, but for the most part Vietnam is too busy looking forward to dwell on the past.
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Things To Do in Vietnam
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Indochina is Alive and Well. Bite into crisp baguettes while lazing under scalloped yellow café awnings and sipping coffee that's been elevated... Read more
Rice noodles and fresh vegetables aside, the food in Vietnam varies dramatically between the northern, central, and southern regions. Fresh herbs... Read more
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Having just completed a whirlwind trip to Vietnam, I shall now write a detailed (as far as possible) trip report for others with the same predicament as ours - too much to see, not enough time
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A few days in Hue:
The rains had become more frequent and heavy during our stay in Hoi An. Read more