"Insight Guide Vietnam" is the complete illustrated guide to the country, combining detailed information and stunning color photography. The inspirational Best of Vietnam section helps you to make the most of your trip by prioritizing where to go and what to see. This is followed by an in-depth series of features exploring Vietnamese history, society and culture, cuisine and architecture. A further six magazine-style photographic essays illustrate different aspects of life in Vietnam such as street food, festivals and wildlife. The Places section features everything you'll need to know about the sights and attractions in each of Vietnam's regions, as well as clear, detailed maps with key sights linked to the text by numbered dots. Our recommended restaurants are listed at the end of each chapter. Comprehensive practical advice is provided in the Travel Tips section at the back of the book, with sections on Transport, Accommodation, Activities, an A-Z of essential travel information and a handy phrasebook.
Adam Bray, the main contributor, has lived in the southern coastal town of Mui Ne for the past 8 years and knows the country inside-out. A well-established travel writer, he has contributed to various guidebooks on Vietnam and neighbouring countries for Insight and other travel publishers.