Oct 7, 2020
5 mins read
As a one-time architect, I have a deep interest in the built environment. While the colonial era — some might say “occupation” — when European powers held sway over much of Southeast Asia had a lot of negative aspects, the wedding-cake confections of the buildings it left behind are still fascinating, where they still exist.
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In what seems like just a few years, Vietnam has gone from an almost isolated pariah to booming international player. While the country still does present some challenges for the traveler, most agree that it's well worth the effort. Your trip to Vietnam will most likely begin at one of the two major cities, at opposite ends of the country and once on opposite sides of war.