The Hanoitimes - It’s time to be merry, travel to new lands and experience the most wonderful time of the year.
Vietnam has been ranked second among Asia’s top five countries you can head to this New Year, according to a list released by India.com, an Indian distribution businesses across television, print, and the internet.
“Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City is a treasure trove of historical sights waiting to be discovered. Spend half a day at the Cu Chi Tunnels and learn about its significance during the war. Or hop on a motorbike adventure tour and visit significant relics such as the Central Post Office and the Saigon Opera House,” India.com wrote.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
India.com advises travelers not to forget to experience a different side of the city in the Mekong Delta and encounter the iconic fishing village filled with stilt houses and rice paddies as well as snack on sweet seasonal fruits and coconut candt, freshly made daily when in Vietnam.
Philippines tops the list, followed by Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, and Japan.
Earlier, Vietnam has been named among the world’s 10 countries you should visit in 2019 if you’re on a budget, according to a list released by Traveller, the essential resource for Australian travel lovers.
“The best meal of your life, and it will only cost US$2. That’s what’s on offer in Vietnam, not just on one rare occasion, but every time you sit down for breakfast, lunch or dinner,” Traveller wrote.
According to the website, the food here is just so good and cheap. Vietnam has always been popular among budget travelers, and justifiably so. In fact, plenty of people have already visited. If that’s the case for you, it’s time to go back in 2019, and dig a little deeper. Head out into the Mekong Delta. Explore the highlands around Da Lat. Check out Bong Lai Valley, you won’t be disappointed, the website recommended.