Rough Guides, the UK publisher of travel and reference guides, has cited Vietnam as one of 10 best-value destinations across the world.
|Vendors sell fruits on the Cai Rang floating market in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho (Photo: VNA)|
"At the end of its epic journey through the heart of Indochina, the coffee-brown Mekong River splits, sloshing seawards through Vietnam. A pocketful of dong still goes a very long way in this delta region, and although the fertile plains and waterways are a riot of vivid colours and flavours, with endless opportunities for exploring by motorbike and boat, the area still sees surprisingly few foreign tourists," the guide said.
Others include Thailand, Egypt, South Africa, Uruguay, Cuba, Gambia, Prague in the Czech Republic, Greece and Guatemala.-VNA