HA NOI (VNS) — The UK's online site www.telegraph.co.uk has recently selected Viet Nam as one of the world's happiest places.
It said that "the backpacker paradise of Viet Nam came second in the most recent Happy Planet Index, ahead of Colombia, Belize and El Salvador.
Highlights include the dramatic coastal scenery of Ha Long Bay, the picturesque town of Hoi An, the bustling population centres of Ha Noi and HCM City and its sandy beaches".
The list also includes Valparaiso in Chile, Juzcar in Spain, Little India in Singapore and Andorra. — VNS