Our author gives you all the details on the latest happenings in Vietnam, from the debuts of new boutique hotels to the downfalls of once-popular restaurants. She's scoped out the hip new places, and offers candid advice on which are really worth your time and budget. You'll also get up-to-date coverage of attractions and nightlife; accurate walking tours; advice on planning a successful vacation; and in-depth coverage of Angkor Wat in the final Cambodia chapter.
Table of Contents
LIST OF MAPS. 1 THE BEST OF VIETNAM. 2 VIETNAM IN DEPTH. 3 PLANNING YOUR TRIP TO VIETNAM. 4 SUGGESTED ITINERARIES IN VIETNAM. 5 HANOI. 6 THE NORTHERN HIGHLANDS. 7 NORTHEASTERN COAST. 8 NORTH-CENTRAL VIETNAM. 9 CENTRAL VIETNAM. 10 THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS. 11 SOUTH-CENTRAL VIETNAM. 12 HO CHI MINH CITY-SAIGON. 13 THE MEKONG DELTA. 14 CAMBODIA. 15 FAST FACTS. 16 THE VIETNAMESE LANGUAGE. 17 VIETNAMESE CUISINE. INDEX.
Sherisse Pham was a Beijing-based freelance journalist for over 4 years but recently relocated to New York to study at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. She has contributed to several Frommer's guides and has written for WWD, The South China Morning Post, People Magazine, CNN.com, and Zagat Survey among others. She graduates in 2010 and hopes to eventually return to Asia to continue reporting on the region.