PANO - Vietnam has been voted as one of the Top 20 most attractive nations by readers of the Condé Nast Traveler, a travel magazine. The rating is based on a series of criteria as food, tourist attractions, and reasonable travel cost.

The magazine describes Vietnam as an energetic and hopeful tourist destination where tourists have a number of opportunities to explore the country’s glorious history, enjoy and find out more about yummy dishes served in stalls along old small streets as well as meet with friendly local people.

Buckwheat flower in Ha Giang province. Photo:

Other nations in the Top 20 were Greece with nice towns by the seas, romantic Italy and France, the USA with most beautiful national parks, South Africa with wildlife, Spain with legendary towns, India-a paradise of food, cultures and landscapes, Australia with nice beaches and unique eco-system, Thailand with bustling cities, wonderful beaches and rich culture and history, Mexico with Maya and Aztec civilization’s relics and enchanting sceneries, New Zealand with fanciful nature, Portugal with imposing sceneries, Canada-the nation of alluring maple leaves, Argentina famous for breathtaking nature and elegant capital city of Buenos Aires, Sri Lanka-a pearl in Indian Ocean, Morocco with snowy Atlas mountain range, Indonesia with seductive islands and nature, Ireland-one of the countries most deserved to live in and Japan-a tourist country with picturesque nature and unique culture.

Translated by Mai Huong