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Country Guide to Vietnam

Why Vietnam?

VietnamVietnam is an ideal location for gap years as it is a destination that has a lifestyle that needs to be experienced. Many people will associate the war with Vietnam but this doesn’t tell the story of this place and this country needs to be travelled in for the culture and way of life to be understood. For those who like conservation there are rainforest areas and wildlife as well as Islands and beaches to explore.

Facts about Vietnam

  • Vietnamese people tend to leave drink in their cup or glass – they never leave them empty!
  • No one in Vietnam pays any attention to zebra crossings – so be careful when trying to use one!

Plan Your Gap Year to Vietnam

Click on one of the links below for more information and useful advice when travelling to Vietnam.

Top Things To Do

Top Things To Do in Vietnam


Accommodation in Vietnam


Emergency Information for Vietnam