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9 Reasons Why Vietnam Is the New Thailand

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For the longest time, Thailand was the classic Southeast Asian destination. Its beautiful beaches, cheap accommodations, and amazing food secured the country on the top of most travelers’ lists for the region. But over the last few years, Vietnam has started to steal the Southeast Asia spotlight—offering less-crowded and cheaper options for tourists. Here are nine reasons why Vietnam is the new Thailand (a.k.a., the best place to go in Southeast Asia right now).

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