If you are considering a visit to Vietnam, don’t hesitate. Our family’s three-month stay there turned out to be one of the most enriching experiences of our travels in Southeast Asia.
Le Thi My Huong has a searing memory of leaving Vietnam when she was five. “I remember a white car and looking out the back window and watching my mother cry hysterically as we drove away.”
A visit to the hair dresser in Vietnam is a whole other-worldly experience, one you might consider adding to your sight-seeing list, as in “eat Pho, visit Cu Chi tunnels, get hair done.”
When our family left San Francisco in October to travel Southeast Asia with our two kiddies for a while, we wondered where we would spend our Christmas holidays.