Vietnam Ranked Among Top 5 Most Desirable Destinations in Asia

Canada's well-known travel site, The Travel, recently reported that Vietnam has been ranked as one of the Top 5 most desirable destinations in Asia.

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The fifth country on the list is renowned for its peacefulness, being one of the most tranquil countries in the world.

The magazine noted that Vietnam is surging forward with energy and vigor, its youthfulness evident in its many majestic and stunning natural wonders.

The beauty of Hoi An Ancient Town (Photo: Judyta Jastrzebska)
The beauty of Hoi An Ancient Town (Photo: Judyta Jastrzebska)

The Travel mentioned Vietnam’s unique limestone islands in striking shapes found in Ha Long Bay, the breathtaking Phong Nha Cave in Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park, and the captivating rivers that run through the Mekong Delta region.

Furthermore, vast rice fields and typical floating markets help to increase the attractiveness of this top regional tourist destination, it said. With its unique cultural and historical heritage, this picturesque area is a must-visit for visitors seeking out a truly memorable experience.

The Vietnam Travel stressed that the country is not only rich in breathtaking scenery, but also in awe-inspiring architecture that showcases century-old historical and cultural imprints. From the ancient citadels of Hue to the modern skyscrapers of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam has a plethora of architectural marvels that can be explored by tourists. From the ancient citadels of Hue to the modern skyscrapers of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam boasts a range of stunning architectural masterpieces that have stood the test of time, and continue to captivate visitors to this day. From the ancient citadels of Hue to the contemporary skyscrapers of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam offers a unique blend of architectural wonders that have been crafted over centuries, and attract travelers from all over the world.

Rounding off the list of countries in Southeast Asia are Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, and Laos. These four nations offer a unique blend of culture and history and are all worth visiting.

Reasons to visit Vietnam

History

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Photo: Life of Doing

Vietnam is now a vibrant nation with a population of over 90 million people.

Vietnam is a nation with an ancient and complex history dating back to 2000BCE. Its culture was first established by the Dong Son people, and has since been deeply affected by influences from the Chinese, Khmer, Indian, and French cultures. Currently, this vibrant nation is home to over 90 million people and continues to be a source of cultural and economic progress in Southeast Asia.

Delicious food

Photo: Navoda Tours
Photo: Navoda Tours

Street food is a hallmark of Vietnam, offering a vibrant array of flavors and textures. Visit one of the many food stalls lining the sidewalks, grab a small plastic stool, and sit down to an unforgettable meal. From aromatic bowls of pho noodle soup and crunchy spring rolls to savory banh mi sandwiches and sticky rice, Vietnamese food is always tantalizing, fresh, and healthy.

Fresh fruit

Fans of watermelon, pineapple, banana, mango, and mandarin will be delighted to find that Vietnam offers an abundance of unique and delicious fruits. Shopping for fruit is a breeze, as it can be found in markets, on sidewalks, and even in malls. Plus, all of this fruit is incredibly fresh and affordable!

Best coffee in the world

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Photo: Golden Holiday Travel

The second largest coffee exporter worldwide, Vietnam has an exceptional coffee culture. From classic black coffee to more unique creations like coffee with condensed milk, coffee with coconut milk, coffee with egg yolk, and coffee with yoghurt, there’s something for everyone to try in this vibrant country.

Friendly people

Friendliness is a ubiquitous presence throughout Vietnam, from the hustle and bustle of the cities to the quaintness of the rural countryside. Don’t be shy about making connections and immersing yourself in the nation’s culture while you’re here.

Shopping

Photo: Authentik Travel
Photo: Authentik Travel

Shoppers who have a penchant for fashion and handicrafts will find a true shopping paradise in Vietnam. From beautiful earrings and elegant scarves to traditional outfits, you’ll discover fantastic bargains in every corner of the country. For those in need of a new suit or dress in a hurry, the speed tailors in Hoi An can provide you with a one-day service.

Charlotte Pho