Besides being an attractive ancient town, Hoi An contains many hidden attractions that travelers might never know about. The local people may know about these, but they have never evaluated how much these would appeal to the traveler. In 2001, on my vacation to Hoi An, I spent a whole morning riding on a motorbike […]

Thu Bon River flows all the way from Hoi An to the sea at Cua Dai estuary. In the past, this was the entrance for the merchant boats sailing to Hoi An from Cua Dai. The river here has brackish water in which the best fish in the area live, so fishing is a very […]

If you can wake up early, the fish market in Hoi An is a very special feature that you should not miss. During the night, all of the fishing boats head out to sea to fish, and they all head back to the town in the early morning after a hard night. Hoi An is […]

Hoi An is one of the oldest and most peaceful destinations in Vietnam for people to rest and even enjoy the journey back in time. The Hoi An Old Town has been the magnetic attraction since 1999 when it was inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you’ve ever heard about a fascinatingly ancient city […]

Urban tourism in Hanoi and Hoi An will be one of four main tourism products of Vietnam until 2030 At the conference: ” Vietnam’s tourism product development strategy to 2030 ” held in Hanoi on 16/04/2016, Ms. Do Thi Thanh Hoa, the representative of the Institute for research and tourism development, said that there were […]

Hoi An is among the oldest cities of Vietnam, which attracts a huge number of tourists for its exclusive Japanese and Chinese architectures. Meanwhile, its ancient streets are authentically dotted with numerous street vendors who are in their Vietnamese silk pajamas. The historic town is perhaps the best place for tourists in both domestic and foreign […]