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Picture yourself in Vietnam with Elsewhere by Lonely Planet
Mar 21, 2023 • 4 Min read
Let Elsewhere by Lonely Planet help you explore Vietnam through a culinary lens.
The 7 best road trips in Vietnam weave past mountains, jungles and beaches
Jan 20, 2023 • 7 Min read
Long and sinuous, like the mythical naga serpent, Vietnam was made for exploring by road. From the mountains to the Delta, here are our favorite road trips.
The top 15 experiences in Vietnam
Jan 6, 2023 • 10 Min read
Exploring diverse landscapes, sampling sweet coffee and visiting tranquil countryside rice terraces are just some of the highlights of a trip to Vietnam.
8 treks for discovering Vietnam’s rural heartlands
Nov 23, 2022 • 8 Min read
Here are eight hikes that showcase the stunning landscapes and enchanting villages of Vietnam.
What to eat and drink in Vietnam
Oct 14, 2022 • 12 Min read
Every day in Vietnam is a feast. Here are the best things to eat and drink, from pho noodle soup to banh mi sandwiches and everything in between.
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When to go to Vietnam
Sep 13, 2022 • 7 Min read
Vietnam beckons in any season, but picking the best time for a trip comes down to what you crave from a holiday most.
Top 10 best places to visit in Vietnam
Sep 13, 2022 • 6 Min read
From immense national parks to cool coastal cities, here are our picks for the best places to visit in Vietnam.
The 8 best national parks in Vietnam: remarkable caves, gorgeous beaches, and rare wildlife
Mar 31, 2022 • 6 Min read
Vietnam has over 30 national parks. Here's our guide to the very best, from underground marvels to golden coastlines.
When can I visit Vietnam? March 15 set as tourism reopening date
Feb 16, 2022 • 2 Min read
More than two years after tourism came to a grinding halt, Vietnam is preparing to welcome travelers back fully on March 15.
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