Con Dao, Vietnam
Beach for Your Bucket ListCon Dao is one of my favorite archipelagos. The paradise islands are just a short hop from Ho Chi Minh City which once acted as a prison for political prisoners during the French occupation.
Whereas once people were dying to escape, nowadays travelers are yearning to visit the islands to enjoy the serene sandy beaches and breathtaking natural beauty.
Throughout my 17 years living in Vietnam, I made as many excuses as possible to escape to Con Dao and would hastily recommend it to anyone who’s seeking a divine destination to visit for an island vacation, as I did last year in my Backyard Travel blog: