still think of Vietnam as a battle
field, in fact, HOWEVER, that old history has all gone for long, giving
place to a brand new era when peace and safety reside! These days,
instead, you may often hear CNN, BBC, or many other prestigious channels
talking about something like "Vietnam - a safe
destination of the new millennium", or "Vietnam
- the Hidden Charm" , etc. Yes, it's now opening
to the world as a friendly and exotic place on earth!
curious? Oh, so why don't you think of coming? Here are some of the
reasons why you should visit "her" - the charming-like-a-girl Vietnam:
1. "She" is a new place. It's not touristy like in Thailand and many
places you go, people got stunned by your appearance.
is safe and friendly. The majority of people in Vietnam are farmers,
pure farmers. Many of them have never learnt of much apart from the
village they were born in. Naturally, they're almost all friendly and
safe to be around. Moreover, the communist government does a good job in
ensuring securities all over the country. Nothing of a crime has
happened to tourists for the last decades.
3. "She" has lots to
see: A thin country stretching for thousands of Km from North to South.
It has beautiful mountains with colorful and rich culture hill tribes.
It has beaches and many of those are considered best in the world but
still, they're not touristy. Sound cool enough? Not end yet, she's home
to 7 UNESCO World Heritages. Almost anywhere you go, you're stumble on a
4. "She" is marvelous, but money-saving. If you
want to, then 1 US dollar could buy you a basic lunch or dinner.
Wandering around and you want to find somewhere to sit and drink?
Normally, you don't have to pay more than one dollar for it. Cheap
accommodations and services are everywhere around the Old Quarter in
Hanoi and Pham Ngu Lao street or Bui Vien street - Sai Gon (if you're
traveling on a tight budget). If yours is not a tight budget? Never
mind! You can also find the world top hotels and resorts in here.
Is travel here convenient? Sure, many companies operate the open bus
(good quality in general) and they run almost to every capital cities in
the country. Moving around is very easy. If ya want to take it easier?
Well, lots of tour companies everywhere you go. You don't have to work
on where to go when you wake up 2morrow.
6. After all, traveling
is to experience the difference. And Vietnam is different from any place
that you have been!