7 Tips for having a Great Holiday in Vietnam

Vietnam is one of the most intriguing and unique holiday destinations in the world. A country so rich with natural beauty and historical meaning, you’ll never run out of things to see and do when holidaying in Vietnam. To ensure that you have the best time possible, when travelling through Vietnam, visit absolutely every attraction that you can – and don’t spend a minute sitting down! If you’re planning your next getaway to this astonishing destination, be sure to follow these tips to have the time of your life!

Hoan Kiem Lake

Spend some time in Ho Chi Minh City

The most well-known Vietnam destination, Ho Chi Minh City is a vibrant and bustling place, which never seems to sleep. If you have the luxury of an extended vacation, take some time to enjoy the sites, shops and local cuisine, found in Ho Chi Minh City.

Eat from a Street Vendor

Also referred to as ‘dust cafes’ in Vietnam, street vendors have some of the most interesting and delicious food in the country. While some travellers may not be game to eat from someone selling food on the side of a road, it really is embracing the culture of Vietnam.

Visit a Temple

Like many other Asian countries, Vietnam has many ornate temples, holding great cultural and spiritual significance to local people. The architectural workings of many of the temples, combined with the passionate culture, make visiting temples an unforgettable experience.

Vietnam War Memorials & Monuments

As previously mentioned, Vietnam is a country rich with historical significance. When visiting Vietnam, you absolutely must take time to visit one, or all, of the numerous monuments and memorials commemorating the Vietnam War. A moving and emotional experience, this is must for anyone travelling to Vietnam.

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Go Shopping!

It’s an obvious thing to do when travelling around the globe, but you should definitely make the most of the shopping in Vietnam. You’ll find everything you could possibly want, from quality tailor made suits at affordable prices to bargains at many local markets.

Guided Tours

Professionally guided tours are a great way to get around and see everything that Vietnam has to offer. In smaller villages throughout the country, the language barrier can sometimes make finding your way around rather difficult. Guides are available who speak both fluent Vietnamese and English. Tours can be arranged before you even leave Australia, with a number packages to choose from you could get an awesome holiday package to Vietnam providing great value for travellers.

Museum of Vietnamese Women

Now this isn’t like any other museum you would have come across when travelling; the Museum of Vietnamese Women has an extensive display of weaponry that was used by females throughout the history of the country. An intriguing and different kind of attraction, make sure you check out tis museum for an unforgettable experience!