Designed for the visitor wanting to experience the best of Vietnam in a limited time period, this travel guide is written with the first-time visitor in mind. It recommends worthwhile sights and places of interest to visit; advises on where to stay, eat and shop, and suggests enjoyable excursions from major centres and the best way to travel around.;An introduction profiles Vietnam's history, people, places and wildlife, government and economy. This is followed by descriptions of what to see and do in the popular tourist regions. The text contains travel tips, information panels, maps and charts which should enable visitors to make the most of the time available.