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Dak Lak: The Heartland of Vietnamese Coffee

In comparison to the resort town of Da Lat, Dak Lak is nearly unheard of. Most know about it as Vietnam’s largest coffee grower and exporter. Yet there is so much more hidden beneath the red basaltic soils. In fact, this under-the-radar province is in no hurry to reveal its treasures: stunningly beautiful sceneries and cultural richness.

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Six Senses Con Dao: An Island Getaway (Travel Bubble)

Voted as the best resort in South East Asia by Travel + Leisure readers, Six Senses Con Dao is a hideaway in its true senses. The resort nestles in a quiet area of Con Dao, a windswept island just off the southeastern coast of Vietnam. Here, guests can sleep deeply to the sound of waves and wake up in a strikingly lush landscape.

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Vietnamese Cuisine: The Common Rice Dishes

For thousands of years, rice has been the most important crop in Vietnam. It is the country’s primary staple food and thus it plays a fundamental role in Vietnamese culture. These days, rice remains a vital ingredient of Vietnamese cuisine despite all the changes in cooking methods and eating patterns over the past decades.

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The Journey along Vietnam South Central Coast

Flanked by verdant mountains on one side and the blue sea on the other, the trail along Vietnam South Central Coast is easily the most picturesque in the country. This route stretches over 800 kilometers from Binh Thuan to Da Nang, passing through a series of astonishing beaches and bays.

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Mekong Delta: In Search of the Cultural Heritages

For many tourists, the Mekong Delta brings to mind a fertile landscape filled with fruit orchards, paddy fields, and myriad waterways. But if you dive deeper, you will realize that this land has no shortage of cultural heritages. From vibrant floating markets to peculiar architectures, they reflect a unique lifestyle that follows the rhythm of the mighty river.

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Angkor: The Ruin of a Formidable Kingdom

For centuries, Angkor was the center of the Khmer Empire. With impressive monuments and sophisticated urban plans, it demonstrates the development of a formidable kingdom and its exceptional civilization. Today, the site is one of the most important archaeological sites in South-East Asia. And no traveler to the region will want to miss this extravagant beauty.

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Ban Gioc Waterfall: A Masterpiece of Nature

Looking at the map of Vietnam, Ban Gioc Waterfall seems a long way from anywhere. It’s 360 kilometers from Hanoi, and the distance to the nearest town is 60 kilometers away. But that doesn’t stop people to visit this masterpiece of nature. With jade green water thundering down multiple levels of rock setting, Ban Gioc Waterfall is easily one of Vietnam’s most remarkable sights.

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