For a long time, Hoi An Ancient Town in the central province of Quang Nam has been a popular destination among both domestic and international travelers. The place has been recently ranked fourth among the top 10 most romantic destinations in the world by the US news station CNN thanks to its ancient beauty and delicious food.
Recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999, Hoi An is famous for its old quarter with traditional architecture dating back to between the 17th and 19th century.
Its buildings and religious architectural works tell the story of the formation and development of the city.
Additionally, visitors to the city can visit coastal eco-resorts and Cu Lao Cham, which was recognized by UNESCO as world natural biosphere reserve in 2003.
Hoi An is widely known as the culinary capital of Vietnam with numerous cheap and tasty foods including Cao lau (rice noodles mixed with stock as well as slices of barbecue pork, pork crackling, bean sprouts, lettuce and herbs), Quang noodles and chicken and rice.
For a couple on a tight budget, Hoi An is an ideal place in the world to explore.
Other top romantic destinations on the list include Udaipur, India; Waiheke Island, New Zealand; Cafayate, Argentina; Quirimbas Islands, Mozambique; Middleburg, USA: Mostar, Bosnia;
Herzegovina Peter Island, the British Virgin Islands; Vernazza, Italy and Galle, Sri Lanka.