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Where To Go: Phu Quoc - One Among The Top 3 Destinations For Winter 2014

The National Geographic’s Nomination has listed Phu Quoc Island after Paris, France and Whitefish, Motana, U.S in the top 3 destinations for Winter 2014.

According to National Geographic (USA), the heart-shape Phu Quoc Island is the ideal destination for Vietnam beach relax holiday as it has the most beautiful beaches in Vietnam. Located in the Gulf of Thailand, the island not only has gorgeous emerald warm sea and long sandy beaches but also has a rich national park.

Phu Quoc Island

From Phu Quoc International Airport, tourists can easily transfer to the west coast of the island, where lies the largest town; or visit some resorts in Dai Wharf. Either motorbike or taxi is the two most popular ways to discover the island.

National Geography also suggests tourists take a walk to Dinh Cau Night Market to enjoy fresh seafood such as sea urchins, abalone, scallops, etc. - the specialties of Phu Quoc in an ordinary way. This is also the ideal place to buy souvenirs for family and friends.

Dinh Cau night Market

Phu Quoc fish sauce is also recommended by National Geographic as an interesting feature of the locals, because it is very well known in all over the world. The fact that European Union protected the image of Phu Quoc fish sauce in 2013 has made the island and its product even all the more popular.

Other ideal places in the top list of the most perfect place for winter excursions include Baika lake (Russia), Santa Margherita Ligure (Italy) ; Nosare beach (Costa Rica) Yellowstone National Park (USA), Masquerade Games, Pernik (Bulgaria), Gold Coast (Australia) ; Caucasus mountains (Georgia) ; Winter Festival, Miami (USA), Mallorca (Spain) ; Muscat to Salalah (Oman) ; Sauti za Busara Music Festival (Tanzania) and Quebec (Canada).

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