Ben Thanh market in Ho Chi Minh City (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam has been listed among the 30 best places to travel alone by the US news website Business Insider.

The website says “Vietnam is considered one of the most female-friendly places to travel in Southeast Asia, and, in its largest cities, like Ho Chi Minh City, you’ll find a safe and vibrant environment. Explore its many markets like Ben Thanh, located in Ho Chi Minh City, or the massive Dong Xuan Market, located in Hanoi.”

It also features a video on Vietnam’s beautiful landscapes.

Other destinations also named in the list include Japan’s Kyoto, Indonesia’s Bali, Cambodia’s Siem Reap, and other cities in Norway, Austria, England, New Zealand and Australia.

Earlier this year, Business Insider named Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park and Ha Long Bay in the list of 20 stunning UNESCO World Heritage Sites.-VNA