Are you currently in the process of planning your next vacation? If so, we have two great suggestions for you to consider below.
Vietnam is one of the most beautiful and majestic places in the world. Boasting stunning scenery, plenty of attractions, and heaps of culture, Vietnam is a great choice.
A lot of people decide to stay in Vietnam for an extended period of time, working in this part of the world so that they can fund their exploration. You can take a look at ILA Vietnam for more information.
One of the best places in Vietnam for you to visit is Ha Long Bay, which you will find in the north of Vietnam. You will find thousands of islands here, which create a truly incredible setting, as there are limestone pillars and thick jungle vegetation.
Namibia is a country that is situated in South Africa. It borders South Africa to the south and east, Botswana to the east and Zambia and Angola to the north. It actually used to be part of South Africa, until 1990 when Namibia gained independence. It is one of the least densely populated countries in the entire world, which is due to the presence of the Namib Desert.
So now you know a little bit of background information concerning Namibia, but why is this a place you should consider visiting? There are many reasons. One of the most popular reasons for going to Namibia is to witness the sheer abundance of diverse wildlife in the country. If this is something that appeals to you, you should definitely take a trip to Etosha National Park. You will be amazed, especially since the country is one of the best places in the world to visit the elusive and endangered black rhino.
Aside from this, there is the Namib-Naukluft National Park, with the majestic dunes situation around the Sossusvlei salt and clay pan undoubtedly being the most popular attraction. The landscape here will take your breath away. The dunes boast a beautiful and rich burnt orange hue with their natural curvature, which is ever-changing. No wonder this is one of the most photographed sights in the whole of Africa.
Nonetheless, it is not all about sightseeing in Namibia, there is plenty to do as well. Do you consider yourself a bit of an adrenaline junkie? If so, you should definitely take a trip to Swakopmund, which is the top beach resort in Namibia. Here you will be able to enjoy everything from hot air ballooning, skydiving, parachuting, dune carting, quad biking and sandboarding. Those who prefer to sit and sunbathe and look across the stunning Atlantic Ocean can of course do that instead.
All in all, Namibia and Vietnam are certainly places you should consider visiting when you are booking your next vacation. There is something for everyone to enjoy in these popular and intriguing countries. From the magical landscapes to the array of fun activities, you are assured to find something that will make your experience one you remember for a long, long time.
*Post contributed by peer wanderluster, Angela Nicorini.*