Hue was once the imperial capital of Vietnam, and it must have been magnificent back in the day. This region today is mostly impoverished and forgotten. The country’s recent spate of modern development has mostly skipped Hue. But there are some truly beautiful historical sites worth seeing.
Brad A. Johnson is a writer and photographer specializing in food and travel. His work has been honored repeatedly by the James Beard Awards, the Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Awards, the pdn Food Photography Awards and many others. Based in Southern California, Brad currently serves as restaurant critic for the Orange County Register.