If there’s one way to destroy your enjoyment of a UNESCO world heritage site, it’s to almost die en route to it. Especially if, once you show up, you observe that the size and awesomeness were greatly over-hyped. Yeah, I’d say we experienced underwhelming emotions towards My Son Sanctuary when we finally arrived in one piece. And just barely in one piece, might I add.
There are a plethora of articles on the internet offering tips and advice intended to make your trip to Vietnam more enjoyable and disaster-free. I’m not going to regurgitate those lists here, as you’ve probably already heard it all by now.
Instead, I have for you my top seven Vietnam travel tips (in no particular order) that were learnt very much first hand by yours truly, so that you don’t have to find them out the hard way. Continue reading →