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Something in the local water makes Vietnam’s cao lau noodles special

Hoi An’s signature noodle dish is the history of the city in a bowl. The cuisines of foreign traders have been added ingredients over time but it is still quintessentially Vietnamese Once a key trading post on the Spice Route…

Atlas Hoi An Hotel among world’s top 10 unusual green buildings

Global Construction has named Atlas Hoi An Hotel in the central province of Quang Nam among top 10 unusual green buildings in the world. Completed by Vo Trong Nghia Architects, the Atlas Hoi An Hotel encompasses a number overflowing plants,…

Two rooftop cafes to take your breath away in Hoi An

Grab a drink and let your soul dance across the tiled roofs of the ancient town. Needless to say, Hoi An is the apple of many tourists’ eyes. The Chef Cafe in Hoi An   The ancient town in central Vietnam…

The most nostalgic coffee shops in Hoi An

Phai Pho, LE Fê Cafétéria, Hoi An Bread Break and Cocobox are known as nice places for groups, couples or anyone who like savouring a cup of coffee and indulging themselves in a nostalgic space full of items that date…

Vietnam Visa exemption extended for five European countries

The Government has agreed to extend a visa exemption policy for citizens from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain and Italy, from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018. Accordingly, Viet Nam will grant visa exemptions to citizens from the…

Hoi An Traditional Art Performance Theatre

Walking around the Old Quarter of Hoi An, tourists are always fascinated by remnants of a past time when the old town was a major commercial port, a center of cultural intermingling among Vietnamese, Chinese and Japanese. For those who…

An Bang – untouched beach near Hoi An

Around three kilometers from Hoi An ancient town, An Bang beach is still in its primitive state. Clean water, yellow sand, a pure atmosphere and daily chores of local fishermen make the beach area unique.   An Bang beach has…

Hoi An’s Bay Mau coconut forest

Bay Mau Coconut Village in Cam Thanh Commune, Hoi An City is well-known for being an important historical relic as well as a craft village where many houses are built from coconut leaves.    Previously, this area had about 7,000…

Hoi An among world’s most beautiful, cheapest beach cities

Online media outlet Thrillist of the US has listed ancient Hoi An city among the most beautiful and cheapest beach cities in the world. The city, a UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Site, came third on the list. Thrillist noted that good…

A brief history of Hoi An

Between the seventh and 10th centuries, the Cham (people of Champa) controlled the strategic spice trade and with this came tremendous wealth. The former harbour town of the Cham at the estuary of the Thu Bồn River was an important…

Shopping in Hoi An

Shopping in Hoi An promises an unforgettable experience for any first-time visitor thanks to its plethora of quality yet affordable tailoring services. As one of the best places for made-to-measure clothing in the world, this quaint town is teeming with…

Hoi An Arts and Festivals

With the influx of tourists, Hoi An is becoming a centre for the arts. A delightful hour-long medley of traditional music and dance is performed most evenings in a cramped room rather grandly known as the Traditional Arts Theatre, 75…

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