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Vietnam Travel Guides

Great for preparing for your trip, but even better for navigating in Vietnam, these travel guides provide detailed guidance on traveling in Vietnam, restaurants, hotels, shopping, etc. The better Vietnam travel guides reviewed here also provide information on Vietnam's history and Vietnamese customs.

Waiting for You: An Heirloom Adoption Journal for My Future Child
by Kirsten Davis and Sharon Chrust
A lovely journal for your adoption, gift quality.
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Lonely Planet's Guide to Vietnam
By Nick Ray, Wendy Yanagihara
"As someone who has traveled to Vietnam to get our new son, we found the Lonely Planet Guide our "bible". The other 4 families and I would whip our our Guide whenever we were planning any trips/tours/dinner. Excellent advice and information!!" (Kim Breuer. Earlier edition)
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Vietnam - The Rough Guide
This is a terrific series.

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The Treasures and Pleasures of Vietnam and Cambodia: Best of the Best in Travel and Shopping (Impact Guides)
By Ronald L. Krannich and Caryl Rae Krannich
A new book that sounds intriguing.
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Vietnam Travel Pack (Globetrotter Travel Packs)
by John Hoskin, Carol Howland
A good map is worth alot! This set includes maps, eating suggestions, shopping and more. Its easy to become overwhelmed (especially in HCMC), so studying a few maps before you go or while in Vietnam could be quite useful for your explorations.
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Let's Go Vietnam
If you are interested in seeing quite a bit of Vietnam without spending too much money, this book would interest you.
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To Asia with Love: A Connoisseurs' Guide to Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam
by Kim Faye
A good resource for travelers who will be able to spend extra time in this wonderful country, and perhaps in countries nearby.
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Insight Guides
Plenty of beautiful color photographs in this book. There is a large section on the history and culture of Viet Nam, information about the larger cities in Viet Nam, and some pretty good maps. This series has lovely photographs in each edition, unfortunately it hasn't been updated in while.
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