Two centuries ago, a trip to Southeast Asia was only for rich merchants, ambassadors, and colonial elites who could afford to pay large and expensive shipping. The story of the trip is now reversed.
With the increasingly affordable costs of flights, cheap accommodations, trains and various international connectivity, it is now easier to visit Southeast Asia. Here are 4 of the best destinations in Southeast Asia.
Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
As the capital of Vietnam, Hanoi is the center of history, culture and nationalism. For your first visit, Old Quarter is the best place to start. The old city with many corridors has French colonial architecture, displays of various handicrafts and also restaurants.
You can hunt for souvenirs in Ho Chi Minh. There is a market for souvenirs such as Ben Thanh, An Dong Plaza, Binh Tay, etc. If you are not satisfied shopping all day, you can …Read more →