Located in the north of Laos, Luang Prabang is the first contact with the country for those who cross the border from the north of Thailand. This small city, which was once the capital of the ancient kingdom of Lang Xang, is considered one of the most beautiful in Southeast Asia.
Phnom Penh is not spectacular but it has its attractions: A nice and pleasant walk in front of the huge Tonle Sap River, several interesting temples, lots of markets, good food at a good price and some historical places from the recent era of the Khmer Rouge that will leave you without encouragement and will give anyone who wants to take a little interest in them to reflect.
If you are considering traveling to Vietnam, let us give you some very good advice: visit Cambodia too! Without having to extend the trip a lot or increase your budget, you will be able to visit two different and incredible countries on the same trip.
If you are planning a trip to Southeast Asia, you cannot miss Cambodia and its temple complex, Angkor Wat. This is the largest Hindu temple and one of the most impressive archaeological treasures in the world, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.