Vietnam is a country most people have heard of but until recently few have had the opportunity to visit. It was not until the early 1990s that the first intrepid travelers started arriving. Visitors from all over the world are now discovering what a hidden gem of a country Vietnam is. Brilliant green rice fields, exotic temples and pagodas, grand colonial buildings, bustling city streets, thatched bamboo huts, deserted sandy beaches, breathtaking mountain scenery, conical straw hats, colorful ethnic minorities, graceful women in ao dai
tunics, delicious cuisine, great out door activities luxurious hotels, stunning resorts and more, much more. There's Hanoi elegant with friendly people, Sapa with colorful-dressed minorities, nestled in the shadow of Indochina's highest peak, Halong Bay with amazing caves listedby UNESCO for its outstanding natural beauty. There's also Hue..