Vietnam Beaches. Traveling in Hue, Vietnam

Vietnam owns over 3000km of coastline, with some fine ‘year-round-sunshine’ beaches and spectacular lagoons in the south. A beach break is the perfect retreat after (or in between) a challenging adventure, and there is no need anymore to fly your clients elsewhere for a beach extension. In recent years Vietnam has emerged as an attractive beach destination.

Every coastline has its own charm. Nha Trang, the most popular municipal beach, offers all the sun 다낭유흥 and fun, including snorkeling, diving, surfing and beat trips to nearby islands. Nha Trang has 6 miles of splendid white sandy beach with azure water, backed by green hills and palm trees. The town has little noise or pollution because locals prefer walking or biking to motor-biking. Nha Trang is also known for its sparkling nightlife.

A more peaceful retreat is Mui Ne, a long and beautiful stretch of sand, lined with swaying palm trees. A fine collection of resorts have opened up along the coast, from superb upscale hotels to comfortable boutique-style bungalows. The winds of Mui Ne attract wind nad kite surfers and equipment can be hired on the spot. Eleven km outside Mui Ne liens PHan Thiet, a bustling little fishing port and a typical example of a town that has retained its traditional fishing village culture. Other places of interest include the magnificent sand dunes, Fairy Spring and Takou mountain, with its 49m long Buddha, the largest of Vietnam.

Phu Quoc island is a mountainous and densely forested hideaway, located in the Gulf of Thailand. Ringed with white sandy beaches and transparent waters it’s the perfect place for a well deserved beach break. Phu Quoc also boasts the country’s whitest sand, which contrasts nicely with the turquoise waters. China Beach offers another alluring option for those planning Vietnam beach holidays, and this past hangout for us troops is now transforming itself into a definite best beach in Vietnam consideration. Phu Quoc is also a best place to watch the sunset in Vietnam. Although taking a vacation to Vietnam would have been unthinkable even a few years ago, things have changed enough to make it an excellent choice for a unique, budget-friendly trip abroad. Traveling in Vietnam can be both fun and educational.

There are many interesting places to visit, one being the ancient city of Hue. Hue was the capital of Vietnam and home of the Nguyen dynasty from approximately 1744 to approximately 1945. Though it did sustain damage during the Vietnam war (especially during the Tet Offensive), enough of the old buildings did survive to make it an interesting place to visit from a historical perspective.

Located on the Perfume River, Hue is a mix of ancient culture and modernity. The town is divided into to parts – the old imperial citadel and the modern part of the city located across the river. In the older part of town, there are plenty of historical structures that people look for when travelling to Asia – pagodas, imperial tombs, and ancient temples. There is Hue Museum of Royal Fine Arts, where visitors can find a collection of ancient artifacts. In even numbered years, Hue hosts the Festival of Hue, which features performers at various locations throughout the city. The National Conservatory of Music is housed at the Royal Theater, where performances are held daily.

With a population of 340, 000 the city is busy, but not as crowded and imposing as a larger urban area. It is approximately 480 miles south of Hanoi and 690 miles north of Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) Vietnam’s largest city. In terms of getting there, there is a bus station, train stations, as well as several flights which connect Hue to Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. Visitors can exchange currency at the Vietcombank, which also has an ATM. There are a wide variety of accommodations, from luxury hotels to budget accommodations. Many hotels have wi-fi access.

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