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    20 Gorgeous Photos That Will Make You Want To Stop Everything And Go To Vietnam

    *Books ticket immediately*

    1. The lakes there are a traveler's paradise.

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    Like this one in Mai Chau.

    2. And you certainly don't see bridges like this back home.

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    This one in Hoi An is definitely one-of-a-kind.

    3. You can go down a random side road and end up here.

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    NBD, just the prettiest pit stop ever. More info here.

    4. In fact, there are countless gorgeous places to just sit and relax.

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    Like this one, on Highway DT652.

    5. The kids are totally psyched to see you.

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    They love visitors!

    6. And if you want to climb a mountain, Vietnam has you covered.

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    This one's in Fansipan, Sapa — but they're all over the country.

    7. Seriously, so many mountains.

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    Just gorgeous.

    8. And the views from the the top of them are pretty AF, too.

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    This is the view from the Marble Mountains in Da Nang.

    9. But if beaches are more your style ...

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    10. ... the country has thousands of miles of pristine coastline.

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    This is Jungle Beach, in Nha Trang. Da Nang has beautiful ones, too.

    11. The campsites there are also unreal.

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    Camping on this beach in Hang En, Phong Nha, is just as cool as it looks.

    12. And if you're super adventurous, you can go rappelling down waterfalls.

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    Of course this adventure sport is not for everyone, but doing it in Dalat is quite an experience.

    13. The gorges are deep AF.

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    This one is in Ma Pi Leng, Dong Van.

    14. And there's a lot of beautiful Chinese architecture to admire.

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    Like the No Phot Temple in Hanoi.

    15. You can buy your groceries in the middle of the Mekong River.

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    Not exactly Trader Joe's, right?

    16. And while you're there, you can see some ~epic~ river sunsets.

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    This one is in Ben Tre, but you can catch them all over the Mekong Delta.

    17. Actually, the sunsets are epic all over the country.

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    For real! This one is in Hue, but the country really is just loaded with sweet sunset spots.

    18. Vietnam is also home to the Quest Festival, Asia's best music, arts and culture event.

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    More info here.

    19. Halong Bay is a thing that actually exists.

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    Check it out here.

    20. The boat situation is pretty surreal.

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    Yes, those tub-looking things, located in Hai Van Pass, are actually boats.

    21. As are the big sand dunes.

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    These are in Mui Ne, Vietnam.

    22. Vietnam is also beautiful under the surface.

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    Nha Trang is a great place to go scuba diving.

    23. And ~just~ above.

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    You can float along through this cave in Trang An, Ninh Binh.

    24. In fact, Vietnam is home to the biggest cave in the world. Enough said.

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    The biggest chamber of the cave, which is called Hang Son Doong (and translates to "mountain river cave"), is 3.1 miles long!

    25. This is a pretty standard view of the countryside.

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    Phong Nha, in Central Vietnam, is not to be missed.

    26. And so is this.

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    Than Uyen, in Northern Vietnam, is one of the most beautiful places in the world.

    27. And this.

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    Ha Giang is up there on the epic list, too.

    28. But here's the thing: Once you visit Vietnam ...

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    29. It is really, really hard to go back. So you may not ever leave.

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    Don't say we didn't warn you.