Vietnam is without doubt one of the world’s most underrated travel destinations. Perpetually gaining popularity among backpackers and bigger budget travellers alike, this historic country is an absolute must-see. Celebrated for its stunning natural beauty,friendly vibe and delicious cuisine – Vietnam is home to as diverse and accessible a beauty imaginable, from heaving, densely populated cities such as Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh (Saigon) to the ethereal mountains and plateau rice paddies of Sa Pa via the UNESCO recognised Ha Long Bay. The ancient cities of Hoi An and Hue are beauties to behold, linked by the swooping, jaw-dropping length of road that is the Hai Van Pass. Travelling within Vietnam is seriously cheap and easy, with travellers able to take night-busses, trains and planes between destinations. Feeling braver than that? It’s now becoming ever more popular to buy a motorbike and travel on your own terms while taking in the wondrous and ever changing landscape.