“I couldn’t have imagined that one day tourists would come to visit my village or my house. Since I joined the CBT and started welcoming tourists, our economic situation has improved a lot.”
“We were mere dots in a tiny vessel surrounded by statuesque rock formations jutting out of a gloriously vast expanse of water in Lan Ha Bay.”
And as I watched the fireworks with my husband and our new friends, I made a promise to myself that I would someday return to this beautiful country.
After the trip, I realized I had nothing to fear about traveling in Vietnam either as a solo traveler OR as an American. My experience there was nothing but positive, and it’s a country that I continually dream of returning to.
Whether you’ve always wanted to sink your teeth into a juicy souvlaki in Cyprus, spot black and white rhinos in Zimbabwe or stroll along a section of the monumental Great Wall in China. Here’s your guide for where to travel in September.
Does Vietnam tickle your travel taste buds? If so, you’ve got great taste. This country is mesmerising and addictive (trust me, I’m on my fifth visit).
How would you like to swap your usual brunch favourites for something a little more exotic? If you’re onboard, buckle up as we head off on an Asia-wide breakfast tour.
Picture a fishing village with Sahara-like dunes, add a dash of the best seafood you’ll ever taste, and you have some idea of the magic that’s to come…
Don’t let the thought of spending a night or two on an overnight train put you off your travel plans – for many, it ends up being a trip highlight.