1 Ha Long Bay
Ha Long Bay, in the north of Vietnam near the Chinese border is one of the greatest wonders of the world. The bay is dotted with around 1,600 limestone islands and islets and covers an area of more than 1,500sqkm. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994, for many visitors, this surrealist place is like straight out of a movie. Look for a good tour company.
2 Hanoi – Central Sector
The great central area of the Imperial City of Thang Long in Hanoi was named UNESCO World Heritage Site just in time for the Hanoi Millennium Anniversary in 2010. The ancient site was the political center for 13 consecutive centuries And served as the capital of Vietnam for 80 years.
3 Hoi An Ancient Town – Old Town
Hoi An is more than just a charming seaside town; It was one of the most important commercial ports connecting Asia and Europe during the 16th and 17th centuries. Although the bigger trades have long since moved elsewhere Hoi An has been a success in preserving and restoring its culture and tradition.
4. Ho Chi Minh
Ho Chi Minh is probably the most popular leader of Vietnam and known by his people as the uncle ho. His body is preserved here in a glass case at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in the center of Hanoi (well against his will). Begun in 1973, the mausoleum was built on the mausoleum of Lenin in Russia.
5. Phi Phi Islands
The Phi Phi islands are those famous islands that you saw in the Leonardo Dicaprio movie the beach. They are beautiful and a must see if you are ever down south in Thailand.
How can you go to Thailand and not see the bustling capital? Although you’ll likely fly in there you should at least take some time to explore and chat with the people and see the sights.
7. Meet Some Locals
What better way to get to know the country then to meet some of the locals? Just hop on over to a dating site to find a local man or woman to show you around. The guy at this site www.asiansexpats.com/honest-thaicupid-review/ has reviewed Thai Cupid, give it a read and find a local guide or friend.
8. Try Some Food
Of course you must try some delicious Thai and Vietnamese cuisine. Luckily you can get it anywhere. Just try a restaurant they’re all good.