Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, is the most populous city in Vietnam at 9 million people. It is an enticing mix of the old and new, with European architecture due to French colonization to towering skyscrapers and modern shopping malls.
World-class restaurants, famous beaches, and iconic landmarks like Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge are just the starting point. Day trips provide even more Australian wonder, from the pristine sands of Palm Beach to the forest walks of the Blue Mountains. And don't miss the Hunter Valley wine region, with over 120 wineries.
This beautiful holy city is a spiritual lightning rod and sacred to Jews, Muslims and Christians all over the world. Although Jerusalem is known primarily for its religious history, the city is also home to many artistic and cultural venues.
At more than 7,000 feet above sea level in the Andes Mountains, this symbol of the Incan Empire was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983 and was named one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2007.