Vietnam Travel Guide

Vietnam Travel Guide
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Vietnam Destination Guide A Vagabond Life

Vietnam Travel Guide

We have travelled extensively in Vietnam and it is a firm favourite. The diversity of the landscape, the amazing people and lets not forget the incredible food makes Vietnam a place that should be on your ‘must see’ list.

Capital: Hanoi | Language: Vietnamese | Money: Dong

Climate: Diverse – from bitterly cold winters in the northern mountains to tropical in the south and on the coast

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High in the northern mountains of Vietnam Sa Pa is a base for hiking and trekking it is also the home to a number of minority peoples. Take the ove night train from Hanoi fro a fabulous start to your visit to this beautiful area.
The capital of Vietnam Hanoi is full of colonial French buildings dating back French rule, streets traders and busy motorbike. Have a picnic by the pretty Hoan Kiem Lake in the centre of the old town. A great place to stsrt your Vietnam journey.
Ha Long Bay
Ha Long Bay is famous for its incredible waterways where giant limestone Krasts emerge from the sea. Insanely busy with tourism if you want something a little quieter try exploring this area using Cat Ba Island in southern Ha Long Bay as your base.
Hoi An
Hoi An is a beautifully preserved town in central Vietnam with an eclectic mix of architecture showcasing the different cultures that have settle here throughout history. Once a major trading port Hoi An now has over 800 UNESCO listed buildings.
Hue has played a mjor role in Vietnamese history and boasts a 19th century citadel which houses the Forbidden Purple City. The Imperial Palace is still surrounded by walls and a moat and is a fascintaing glimpse into history.
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Vietnam – Our adventures in 2009 continued as we flew from Rome to Vietnam and travelled down the Vietnamese peninsula.   

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