The travel website Lonely Planet believes there’s nothing quite like a getaway trip after graduating from university. The journey serves both as a celebration of a lifetime achievement and an opportunity to step out of one’s comfort zone, discovering new things before embarking on the next phase of life.

In the list of 10 recommended destinations by the renowned travel website, Vietnam is the only spot in Asia. The website comments that Vietnam is affordable, with beautiful scenery and pleasant weather, making it ideal for young people to spend time experiencing and breaking free from their comfort zones. The website also suggests various unique destinations along Vietnam.

Young tourists in Hanoi

Young tourists in Hanoi

In Hanoi, foreign tourists might find it exotic to navigate through a sea of motorbikes on the streets. Regarding food, Hanoi offers an abundance of street food like bun and pho at affordable prices. Over 150 km from Hanoi is Halong Bay, where visitors can explore the limestone islands around the bay by boat.

Not to be missed is Ho Chi Minh City, which has a vibrant pace of life and a substantial expatriate community. Lonely Planet recommends visiting Binh Tay Market or Vietnam’s unique Cao Dai temple - Khanh Van Nam Vien Temple. Close to Ho Chi Minh City is the Mekong Delta, also a must-visit destination. Here, tourists can experience the life of the southwestern river region, get acquainted with friendly locals, and visit local floating markets like Cai Rang Market.

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