Islands lined with palms overhanging gorgeous beaches, superb cuisine, a rich cultural heritage, exotic rainforests, cheap shopping, hundreds of temples and religious artefacts dating back centuries, ancient villages stowed away in hidden corners of the land.... These and much more make Thailand one of the most exciting and rich travel experiences for an Australian student.
The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is 1,650 kilometres long and from 50 kilometres at its narrowest point to 600 kilometres wide. It borders China, Laos, Cambodia, the Gulf of Vietnam and the South China Sea. Its 90 million people constitute the world's 13th largest population (third largest in ASEAN) inhabiting the 66th largest country—an area about one third that of New South Wales.