Ricefields at Muong Vi, Bat Xat, Lao Cai
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Gia Lai

Gia Lai is located deep in the Central Highlands of Vietnam with Pleiku as the provincial capital city. The average altitude of the province is 700-800m above sea level. Gia Lai is bordered to the north by Kon Tum Province, to the north-east by Quang Ngai Province, to the east by Binh Dinh Province, to the south-east by Phu Yen Province, to the south by Dak Lak Province and to the west by Cambodia.

Buon Ma Thuot - Dak Lak

Buon Ma Thuot or Ban Me Thuat of Vietnam is located deep in the Central Highlands, about 360 km from Sai Gon. Buon Ma Thuot by far is relatively off the beaten track. Buon Ma Thuot is the capital city of Dak Lak Province of Vietnam and the "capital city of the Vietnamese coffee".  But the area is certainly worth the trip.

Nha Trang

Nha Trang  Vietnam  is 450 km north of Ho Chi Minh City (1 hour flight from Sai Gon). Nha Trang is famous with white sand beaches, turquoise transparent water and stunning coral reefs. Nha Trang is is one of the 29 most beautiful sea bays in the World and it is excellent for relaxing beach vacations, snorkeling and scuba-diving tours.

Thai Binh

Thai Binh is located to the south of the Red River Delta. The province is bordered to the north by Hai Duong and Hung Yen, to the north-east by Hai Phong, to the east by the East Vietnam Sea, to the south and south-west by Nam Dinh, to the west by Ha Nam.

Sapa - Lao Cai

Sapa Vietnam is 400 km (9 hour drive by car) north-west of Hanoi. The cloud-covered town of Sapa is located at 1550 m above the sea level, cool all year round. There are many magnificent mountains including the peak of Indochina - Fansipan of 3143m elevation. 

Ben Tre

Ben Tre is one of the provinces of the Mekong Delta in southern Vietnam, bordered to the north by Tien Giang Province, to the east by the East Vietnam Sea, to the west by Vinh Long Province and to the south by Tra Vinh Province. Ben Tre is 90km from Ho Chi Minh City.

Ninh Thuan

Ninh Thuan Province is in the south of the Central Region of Vietnam, bordered to the north by Khanh Hoa Province, to the east by the East Vietnam Sea, to the south by Binh Thuan Province and to the west by Lam Dong Province.

Languages in Vietnam

Vietnamese, Vietnam's official language, is a tonal language. With each syllable, there are normally six different tones that can be used, which changes the meaning. This often makes it difficult for foreigners to pick up the language. 

Bac Ninh

Bac Ninh is a province with small land area in the Red River Delta in northern Vietnam. The province is home to much of the old culture of Vietnam such as ancient villages, old architectures, Quan Ho Quan Ho folk songs, the unique costumes called Ao Tu Than or Ao The Khan Xep (Long dress with long pants and a head-dress) for men and girls. Nowadays, Bac Ninh is one of the major industrial and economic centers of Vietnam.