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What to see in Hoi An

Local villages in Hoi An countryside Hoi An is not only well-known for the Old Town but also the traditional handcraft villages those, for a long time, have been serving the needs of the people on carpentry, pottery, physic, gardening and lantern making. Kim Bong Carpentry Village: located at Cam Kim district, on the side of Hoi An river, Kim …

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Reference options for your stay in Hoi An

Under $200/night 1. Hoi An Chic Hotel – 1.928.408 VND/night Add: Nguyen Trai Street, Cam Chau Ward, Hoi An Phone: 0235 3926 799 5-star Free Wi-Fi Free Parking Breakfast Included Air-con Pool 2. Little Hoian Boutique Hotel & Spa – 1.116.241 VND/night Add: Song Hoai Square, 02 Thoai Ngoc Hau, Cam Pho, Hoi An Phone: 0235 3869 999 4-star Free …

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Visit Hoi An-When and How

When to go Hoi An has two seasons: dry season from March to September, rainy season from October to February. The best time to enjoy Hoi An is from February to April because the temperature is not too high and the humid is mild. High tourist season coincides with Central Vietnam’s wet season with stormy weather and a lot of …

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Hoi An- look back at the past

Outside Layer Old Town in Quang Nam History of hundreds of years A major harbor in the past Implanted with deep cultural authenticity Colorful lanterns and ancient houses History Sa Huynh civilization briefly started in Hoi An from 2nd century, followed by a thriving Champa culture from then to 15th century. These civilizations were the foundation of the flourishing period …

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Moc Chau – The Dreamy Plateau

Moc Chau is located in Son La province and known as one of the best destinations in north Vietnam for its unreal scenic landscape. Moreover, Moc Chau is also identified with rich culture of the ethnic minorities and friendliness of locals. Moc Chau plateau is also home to 12 ethnic minorities including Thai and H’Mong are most popular with renowned …

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Are Vietnamese people really hostile towards foreign tourists?

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On the following of the incident happened in late July where a bus driver’s assistant of Viet Nhat Travel (Nha Trang) forced two female foreign passengers to leave the bus, part of which was recorded on mobile phone by a Taiwanese tourist who also took the same bus, we have received mixed opinions on the topic. In majority, many shared …

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Which islands in Vietnam you can visit without permission?

Out of over two thousands of islands along the coast of Vietnam, a handful of them have great potentials to develop tourism, yet only some of those foreign tourists can visit without a permit. Vietnam government is little too serious about security even in most recent years. There is military post in almost all big island, inhabited or uninhabited. Vietnamese …

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Teaching English in Vietnam

Teaching English must be the most in-demand job to expatriates in Vietnam. The country is rapidly developing and everyone is learning languages, besides Vietnamese, English is also officially taught in schools. Nowadays, kids in Vietnam started their English classes even before going to primary schools. It’s a competitive business and you might have some difficulty to find job here. But good …

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First time trying durian – what was your reaction?

Our newly posted video has become a hot topic on Facebook just over the night. These two foreign friends were treated with the famous native Southeast Asia fruit – durian by a local and even more thrilling, they haven’t tried it before, like ever. And their reactions, as shown in the video below, were quite hilarious. 3 night makets in …

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Go Off-the-beaten-track in Pu Luong

If someone asks me whether Thanh Hoa is a great place to travel, it wouldn’t be an easy yes or no. For first-time travelers to Vietnam, Thanh Hoa is definitely NOT an option because it doesn’t have any major tourist site, except for the world heritage Ho Citadel which is promoted rather poorly. Thanh Hoa has a beach, but Sam …

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