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The 10 most beautiful places in Vietnam – as voted by you

The 10 most beautiful places in Vietnam – as voted by you

Here at Rough Guides we’ve always known that Vietnam is magical. The gleaming skyscrapers of the country’s booming cities have a singular kind of beauty that shouldn’t be overlooked, but it’s the natural landscape that is truly breathtaking. Picture rice terraces carved into steep hillsides, market days that are a riot of colour, limestone peaks jutting out from azure waters and white-sand beaches stretching for miles. Here are the most beautiful places in Vietnam – as voted for by our readers.

A bewitching town drenched in yellow

A bewitching town drenched in yellow

What’s most striking on entering the city’s Ancient Town is that many of the buildings are bathed in a distinctive golden hue.

6th Quangnam Heritage Festival 2017 – “Quangnam, Heritage Connection Journey”

6th Quangnam Heritage Festival 2017 – “Quangnam, Heritage Connection Journey”

Its opening ceremony is going to be held at 8:00pm on June 9th, 2017 at the monument of Vietnamese Heroic Mother in Tam Ky city; and the closing ceremony on June 14th in Hoian city.

6th Quang Nam Heritage Festival to come

6th Quang Nam Heritage Festival to come

The 6th Quang Nam Heritage Festival is scheduled to take place from 09-14 June 2017.

Hội An, one of the best cities in Asia

Hội An, one of the best cities in Asia

Hội An was ranked the sixth in the best cities in Asia of World’s Best Awards of Travel & Leisure on July 6th.

Hoi An: The best city on earth

Hoi An: The best city on earth

You voted Vietnam’s Hoi An as your favourite city in the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards 2016, so we thought we'd see what all the fuss is about...

How to Spend 2 Weeks in Vietnam

How to Spend 2 Weeks in Vietnam

Surrounded by Laos, Cambodia and China is the country of Vietnam, an amazing destination in the heart of Southeast Asia. Ravaged by war multiple times, Vietnam is a country with a rich history as well as a past filled with turbulence. Despite that, however, it is a welcoming atmosphere where visitors can mingle with locals and experience everything from city life in places like Ho Chi Minh to rural life in smaller villages. With this itinerary in hand, you can expect to get to know the best of Vietnam in 2 weeks time, including its biggest cities and landmarks, as well as see some of the most scenic views by train.

Hội An, one of  5 places Obama should see in Vietnam

Hội An, one of 5 places Obama should see in Vietnam

President Barack Obama now has his first visit to Vietnam. And Hội An is in the list of 5 places Obama should see in Vietnam.

An Bang Seaside Village wins award

An Bang Seaside Village wins award

An Bang Seaside Village, a home-stay complex in An Bang beach of Hội An City, has received the ASEAN Homestays 2016 award from the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).

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Just gorge-ous: the world’s most tantalising food markets

There’s no better way to get under the skin of a destination than to gorge on local food. And markets provide an unrivalled way to eat stunning, affordable dishes, as well as see a city in all its messy glory. If your appetite rules on the road, then these are the places you need to go.

10 ideal places for travel alone in Vietnam

10 ideal places for travel alone in Vietnam

Traveling alone is the pleasures and interests of many people. It gives travelersexperiences that group traveling cannot.

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Hội An, Top City - Wanderlust Travel Award 2016

Where is the world's top destination? Which country is the one to watch? Where is the loveliest international airport – and which airline is the best to fly with? The Wanderlust Travel Awards 2016 reveals all...
The results were announced at the Destinations Show 2016 in Olympia, London, on 4 February. You will find them all below.

Hội An Lantern Festival, one of Vietnam's 7 most spectacular festivals

Hội An Lantern Festival, one of Vietnam's 7 most spectacular festivals

Hội An Lantern Festival is voted as one of the Vietnam’s 7 most spectacular festival by Wanderlust.“From impressive processions and luminous light displays, to vibrant street-art performances and blessing the souls of the dead – these are the festivals you must attend in Vietnam:

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Hội An, one of 10 destinations you can visit for under 25$ a day

Hội An was listed as one of 10 destinations you can visit for under $25 a day by Thrillist.

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

Hoi An is listed as one of 22 best small cities to visit in your life time by Business Insider.

Hội An, one of 29 Best Places to Visit in Southeast Asia

Hội An, one of 29 Best Places to Visit in Southeast Asia

According to Touropia, Southeast Asia is a group of diverse countries between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean, featuring indigenous cultures influenced by Indian, Chinese and Western culture. The region includes the most populous Muslim country in the world, very prominent Buddhist countries, and quite significant Christian, Hindu and Animist communities. It has long been a favorite corner of the world for globe-tramping backpackers, known for its perfect beaches, tasty cuisine, low prices, and good air connections.

Hội An connects developing trademark of traditional villages with tourism

Hội An connects developing trademark of traditional villages with tourism

In recent years, the tourism industry of Quang Nam as well as Hoi An has thrived, especially after Hoi An city began to focus on investing into traditional villages which is a good way for the villages to "revive" and gradually develop their trademark.

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Hoi An’s full-moon festival, one of the 25 world’s most amazing experiences

“From our brand new book Best Day on Earth, we’ve picked 25 of the world’s most amazing experiences to fill your day, from dawn till after dark. The list spans incredible destinations across the planet – from Swedish Lapland to the Guatemalan jungle – and covers everything from exploring temples to feasting on street food. We hope it will inspire you to book a ticket, travel somewhere new and have your very own Best Day on Earth”, Rough Guides.

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Six Vietnam’s most interesting destinations in the world

The famous travel guide book publisher, Lonely Planet has listed six Vietnamese sites among the world’s top 500 that every traveler must experience.



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