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Danang to Hoi An Best Ways

Danang to Hoi An Vietnam

The best way to get from Danang to Hoi An is by road. Most travellers will stay in Hoi An, the picture-perfect UNESCO Heritage-listed town but will arrive in Danang by air or rail. This is because Hoi An has neither a railway station nor an airport but don’t worry it isn’t far and below …

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Eating Bun Bo Hue in Hue Variation on Bun Bo Restaurant Dish

Bun Bo Hue. What is It?

Bun bo Hue originated in the beautiful ancient city of Hue in Central Vietnam. Like the more famous Pho Bo, it is a beef noodle dish but is distinctly different due to history and origins. Geographical origins and climate invariably affect flavour and ingredients found in classic Vietnamese dishes but pho bo, unlike bun bo …

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Hoi An city destination nomads travel slow travellers

Living in Hoi An

Everything on living in Hoi An after almost 6 months here.This post started out as a bit of a whinge about how dull it was sitting still for a couple of months but in our second month, after starting this post in the wee small hours, we went out for breakfast and a bike ride …

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Coracle Rides Hoi An

Hoi An With Kids

Hoi An is a magical little town on the coast in central Vietnam and we enjoyed 6 months there with our kids. Famous for its UNESCO listed Old Town, tailors’ shops and monthly full moon lantern festival, it also has long sandy beaches and 5 star resorts. It attracts family holiday makers in large numbers. …

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Kumquat tree judging at Hoi An Kumuat festival

Kumquat Festival Hoi An & Tet

The kumquats and flowers of Tet were just one of the highlights and interesting happenings during our 6 months living in Hoi An. Tet is a huge festival, Lunar New Year, and it was a privilege to be in Vietnam at this special time. Kumquats play a starring roll in the Tet festivities and Hoi …

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Hoi An flooding at the market

The Hoi An Floods

We’ve been seeing amazing images in galleries around town of picturesque Vietnamese women paddling canoes and sampans through floodwaters in Hoi An‘s incredibly ancient laneways but we didn’t really expect to be here to experience the Hoi An floods for ourselves. This post is about being in Hoi An during flooding. The day before yesterday …

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Best Food in Hoi An and Where to Eat in Hoi An Vietnam

What to Eat in Hoi An And Where

Hoi An is famous as a food lovers’ destination with many local specialities to eat. The Vietnamese food here is superb but there are also some great Western, Asian and Western / Asian fusion restaurants to try. What to eat in Hoi An, after trying ( almost) every dish and every restaurant over 5 months. …

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