“Yes, the ticket was pricey — I waited until it was around 1k — but you barely spend any money while you are there! There’s fresh food for less than a dollar; I think at most I spent $10 on an expensive meal. I remember coming home and wishing I didn’t actually have to use American dollars. The beaches are beautiful, the people are accommodating, and you’ll be able to experience life across the world without cringing at your bank account.”
Here’s a budget travel guide to Vietnam.