Safety is one of the most important factors, which visitors always consider before selecting destinations for their trips. Based on political environment and potential threat of terrorism evaluation, the Daily Star newspaper has ranked all countries worldwide according to their safety and recommended two groups of the safest and the “high risk” countries to visit. The first group represents the safest countries such as Vietnam, Laos, Hungary, Switzerland, New Zealand, Fiji, Barbados, Gambia and Iceland while the second one consists of countries judged as having a “high risk of terrorism” including France, Spain, Turkey, Australia, Indonesia, Egypt, Tunisia, Israel, Lebanon, Thailand, etc.
According to this ranking, the Daily Star also suggested that among Southeast Asian destinations, Vietnam and Laos should be the best alternatives for Thailand, a country alerted for high risk of terrorist attacks. This is a good sign for Vietnam to strengthen its tourism competitiveness and attract more foreign travellers in the coming time.
However, safety is just one among many reasons why Vietnam deserves a visit. Vietnam represents all elements that make a wonderful holiday for every travel preferences from over 3400 km of tropical coastline with legendary bay and beautiful beaches, idyllic misty mountains inhabited by vibrantly garbed ethnic minorities to charming urban cities, spectacular cuisine and a fierce cultural pride.
From the North to the South, Vietnam has numerous attractions and historic sites for visitors to explore among them the most famed travel points include Hanoi, a beautiful capital of architectural contrasts assimilating French colonial influences, Chinese design and modern day Western ideas as well as the world’s best culinary delicacies; Halong Bay, a natural wonder recognized by UNESCO with hundreds of exotic islands and islets rising out of the water; Hoi An ancient riverside town of tranquility, charming beauty and friendliness and Mekong Delta, the southern germ of the country with picturesque natural landscapes.
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