South Vietnam is where you will find many extremes of life in Vietnam. In the cosmopolitan City of Ho Chi Minh, a hot bed of western restaurant and bar chains make up the hustle of the Bui Vien district in the heart of District 1. With Ben Thanh market a must place to visit for any reasonably priced footwear, clothing or food. To then visit the famous Cu Chi Tunnels which are laid out in a huge network which was used throughout the American War in Vietnam. Then, you have the rural landscapes of the Mekong Delta, where a lot of rice farmers go about their hard work each and every day. You then can fly or take a boat out to Phu Quoc, the island to the South and wonder at its magical beaches. The South of Vietnam has it all, don't miss it!