Honeymoons in Vietnam
If you're looking to relax and unwind after some hectic months of planning then Cambodia could be the perfect honeymoon location for you. If you're looking for sun, sea and sand on your honeymoon then Cambodia has stunning beaches stretching its entire length and you'll spoilt for choice. Why not stay in one of the country's hotels and enjoy the experience of Cambodia.
A honeymoon in Cambodia offers a couple a wide variety of things to do and see and with regular flights from South Africa you could be exploring the capital, Hanoi, in under 18 hours. One of the iconic attractions of this city is the One Pillar Pagoda, a historic Buddhist temple. Commissioned by Emperor Ly Thai Tong in 1049, this small wooden structure sits on a single pillar of stone. A visit to the old imperial city of Hue is well worth a visit and is full of palaces and pagodas, temples and tombs. There's adventures galore to be had on Phu Quoc Island which also has some stunning white beaches. The only dilemma is action or inertia? If you fancy some new clothes then why not have them made for you by the tailors of Hoi An. There's said to be some 500 tailors working in this city. However you spend your time in Cambodia it will leave you with enough memories to last a lifetime.
Whether you want to relax and unwind after your hectic time of planning or if you are seeking an adventure, then Cambodia has a good mixture of both. With plenty of stunning beaches to choose from and wonderful countryside to trek, you can soon unwind here. There are also plenty of historical sites to visit and culture to soak up.
A honeymoon in Cambodia offers a wealth of things to see and do, and the only problem will be in deciding which to do. With regular flights from Canada you could be exploring the capital, Hanoi, in under 24 hours, which is a melting pot of exotic ancient monuments, remnants of the colonial imperialism, and modern sky scrapers. One of the most important places to visit is the Hanoi Hilton, which was the strange choice of name given to the Hoa Lo Prison in which many American prisoners were held during the Vietnam War. Stroll around the Hoan Kiem Lake which has some marvellous photo shots including a spectacular view from the Jade Mountain Temple. Have some stunning clothes made to measure at Hoi An, which is said to have up to 500 tailors working there or take a visit to the old imperial city of Hue where you'll find a plethora of palaces, tombs, temples and pagodas. Once you're tired of sightseeing, relax on a white sandy beach.
Key Facts for Vietnam
Flight time: 16 hours from Toronto
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The climate varies across different parts of Vietnam. However, the best times to visit are September to December and March to April when the weather is at its least humid.
There are no direct flights from the UK to Vietnam and you will need to go via Bangkok, Singapore, Tokyo or Taipei. British Airways, Qantas and Thai Airways offer flights from the UK the Vietnam.
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Getting Married in Vietnam
If you're looking for a country in which to get married abroad that offers stunning beaches along its entire length, soaring mountains, authentic rice paddy fields, and friendly people, the you might like to think about Vietnam. Bordered by Cambodia, China, Laos and the China Sea, Vietnam is full of fascinating history and culture. Whether you want to get married barefoot on a tropical beach or exchange your vows in the foothill of the mountains, you'll certainly have some wonderful wedding photo backdrops and with plenty of venues in which to host a reception, weddings abroad in Vietnam can cater for the most discerning of couples.
Couples wishing to get married in Vietnam will need an application for marriage which has been legally registered, a notarised and authentic photocopy of their passports, authentic copies of birth certificates, notarised photocopy of their visas registered at the City Policy headquarters in Vietnam, medical certificates and a certificate of non impediment. If they have been divorced or widowed, they will also need papers to this effect. For more information visit http://travel.state.gov/law/citizenship/citizenship_766.html
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