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Considering a trip to Vietnam: food itinerary help

Gooseberry | | Jul 21, 2007 11:28 AM

Hi, Guys

I'm tentatively planning a trip to Vietnam. This choice is guided mainly by how much I enjoy Vietnamese food, and a desire to explore SE Asia more after a really wonderful trip to Thailand three years ago. The little research I've done has shown me how little I know about the sheer breadth and depth of Vietnamese culture and food! Basically, from a Chowhound perspective, where should a total novice go in Vietnam to get a good intro to the food, which obviously varies from place to place? I'd have about two weeks, or a little longer.

My research also shows that Vietnam's climate changes from region to region, so I need to know where I should go in order to figure out if early December is a good or bad time for a trip, based on the weather. Any thoughts on that welcome, too!

Thanks.

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