An internationally acclaimed cuisine; a lush, Eden-like landscapes peppered with temples and hillside villages; tranquil turquoise bays and paradise islands, and booming cities that thunder along to an entirely different rhythm — Vietnam sparkles in the minds of travellers. This Southeast Asian country, steeped in complex history and timeless traditions, has long featured on the itineraries of gap year-ers and backpackers, and with a case as compelling as Vietnam’s, it’s plain to see why. But this is a country that can with its dazzle with its variety. So what’s the best way to really discover it? Our panel of experts will have all the answers — from the best time to visit to a first-timer’s must-sees, and from where to get the best street food to seeking out those hidden gems worth going off-piste for.
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When: Where: Wallacespace Clerkenwell, 18 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 0DP
Tickets: £10 — includes a free glass of wine, a beer or soft drink, plus nibbles.