Volumes have been said and printed about Vietnam’s bitter past, a scar that will continue a scalding reminder from the struggles and hardship they long endured. The Vietnamese core family values and also the spirit to take proper care of one’s family, one’s relative, and the relative’s kin, sum up the collective resolve of a country, battered and beaten to a pulp, but stood up again; this occasion internationally economic stage. Vietnam is standing proudly. It may be the political and economic progress of this nation of 83 million inhabitants during the last ten years that catapulted this nation into a onset of tiger economy, a long way from its initial political and economic isolation inside the aftermath of the Vietnam war and properly into the 80′s.
Vietnam is the place to find two Globe Organic Heritage sites namely Halong Bay and Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in addition to scenic normal landscapes such as the PhuQuoc island and also the historic villages along the Mekong River. Vietnamese cuisine is fast gaining popularity and recognition for its elegant simplicity and healthful preparation characterized by utilizing hardly any oil and a mix of vegetables. The Vietnamese coastal regions abound with popular and world-class beaches and scenic boat rides. But nothing strikes on spot the essence of Vietnam as a striking view of large expanse of rice fields using the harvesters, clad in their native Ao’Dai and wearing their familiar conical hats to protect them from the heat.
Now that the Tiger has finally roused from his deep slumber, progress is seen all around, flowing, like the lots of motorbikes, massing and gushing forward in a sea of headlights and honkers around the streets of Hanoi. International acceptance of Vietnam’s fresh- discovered status is very much apparent in the booming tourism industry. And it would hurt a bit if you finally give it a try for Vietnam.