Travel Blogs from H?i An, Vietnam

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Hoi An - Suit you sir!, Hoi An, Vietnam travel blog

Hoi An - Suit you sir!

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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... to get out of the baking sun and off the burning white sands. On the first day however we really experienced what Hoi An is all about - Tailoring. I would guess that around 50% of shops in town are tailors who will make just about anything you ...

Snip snip, chop chop. (hello chopping), Hoi An, Vietnam travel blog

Snip snip, chop chop. (hello chopping)

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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... and the shops stay open way after dark, helping make the narrow quaint streets beautifuly lit. We all agree that Hoi An is already our favourite place in Vietnam. 13/9/2011 We start the day with a four hour bicycle tour around the suburbs of the city. We ...

Chúc Mừng Năm Mới!, Hoi An, Vietnam travel blog

Chúc Mừng Năm Mới!

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... .   Not to be put off or depressed Kevin and I decided to splash out on our first night.  We went to an amazing Italian restaurant in the centre of the old town, including great desserts and a bottle of wine, followed by a number of beers ...

Journeying South, Hoi An, Vietnam travel blog

Journeying South

A travel blog entry by mikeandrachel

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... find a reputable tailor. On a more positive point, Hoi An has been described as one of the most beautiful areas in Vietnam, and it certainly lives up to this reputation. We hired bikes for the day and cycled 4km to the beach. Sitting on ...

My Son Ruins, Hoi An, Vietnam travel blog

My Son Ruins

A travel blog entry by kally563

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... visit. My Son contains anywhere from 25 to 70 buildings (depending who you ask) from the ancient Cham civilization of Vietnam. The Hindu religious complex was built in stages from the 4th to the 13th century and has been designated by UNESCO ...

Bicycles & Mopeds, Shopping in Hoi An Ancient City, Hoi An, Vietnam travel blog

Bicycles & Mopeds, Shopping in Hoi An Ancient City

A travel blog entry by kevinmoss

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... back roads and really saw how people live here.  There are rice farms everywhere and everything seems to grow well in Vietnam.  There's an abundance of fresh fruits, vegetables, and seafood. We drove, drove, and drove until our hands hurt.  ...

Hoi An, Hoi An, Vietnam travel blog

Hoi An

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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... pineapple and cashew nuts in Vietnamese dishes continues. After a welcome lie in a room that hadn't been decorated since the Vietnam War, we hired bicycles and headed to the beach. Randy, the American second hand bookstore owner, directed us over ...

The tailors of Hoi An, Hoi An, Vietnam travel blog

The tailors of Hoi An

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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... to make anything out over the squeaks and chirps of a broadcast that sounds like it was recorded during the 1940's. Unfortunately Vietnam loose badly to Thailand in a 3-1 defeat, so the mood turns fairly dispondent on the train and everyone is soon ...

More Hanging Out in Hoi An, Hoi An, Vietnam travel blog

More Hanging Out in Hoi An

A travel blog entry by kally563

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... who would rob a foreigner anyway. I am a firm believer in the inherent goodness of people, and the citizens of Vietnam have certainly proven themselves good people. Walking through the market, I also felt a new sense of adventure, or something like ...

Cooking School on the Thu Bon River, Hoi An, Vietnam travel blog

Cooking School on the Thu Bon River

A travel blog entry by kevinmoss

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... the shipping people.  By 17:20, we were off to the airport. The airport is very nice in Hoi An -- it's new like so much of the infrastructure in Vietnam.  What I love about Vietnam is that the skies are blue and that the air is fresh.  ...

Hoi An and My Son, Hoi An, Vietnam travel blog

Hoi An and My Son

A travel blog entry by luolan

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... hours at a time during bus/train/car/plane/tuk-tuk rides. We separate only to go to the bathroom. Pretty frightening, I know. Hoi An is a charming place to spend a couple of days. Any more than that and you'll either get really tired of the constant ...

Vietnam, land of Communism?, Hoi An, Vietnam travel blog

Vietnam, land of Communism?

A travel blog entry by philthy

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... and still proclaim they love Americans. The Cu Chi tunnels were built and maintained from 1947 through the beginning of the Vietnam War. They were mostly destroyed during the war, but some were rebuilt to show the living conditions of the people ...

Da Lats the Hue uh-huh uh-huh - I like it!, Hue, Hoi An, Nha Trang and Da Lat, Vietnam travel blog

Da Lats the Hue uh-huh uh-huh - I like it!

A travel blog entry by lizandsimon

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... and long sandy beaches and crystal blue waters on our left. We passed China Beach in Danang where the US first landed in Vietnam. We arrived in Hoi An at lunch time and were dropped off at a brand new luxury hotel with a huge pool. We were trying to get ...

Hoi An - Day 24, tp. Hội An, Vietnam travel blog

Hoi An - Day 24

A travel blog entry by beemichaela

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... visit England, to which she replied that she would love to but couldn't afford it. It's not that she was having a bad life in Vietnam, it was just that the exchange rate meant that she was only earning £3 a day, and with flights at what they are, it ...

Busting the budget...tailor-made in Hoi An, Hoi An, Vietnam travel blog

Busting the budget...tailor-made in Hoi An

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... broke saving so much money. She Said: Well, we finally got ripped-off with what seems to be a common scam here in Vietnam. When purchasing train tickets from a travel agent, tourists often request (and pay for) the highest class of service, the ...

Suits You!, Hoi An, Vietnam travel blog

Suits You!

A travel blog entry by emmaandemma

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... we are now experts on) both sides had an agreement to not bomb it which they both stuck to. Therefore its the only place in Vietnam which is actually ye olde style. It reminds us a alot of Pingyao in China which was stunning, this is quite similar, the ...

More tales from Hoi An, Hoi An, Vietnam travel blog

More tales from Hoi An

A travel blog entry by lizandsteve

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... we needed to experience the more cultural side of Hoi An! We decided to stay on for a bit longer after hearing about an upcoming festival - apparently there's a full moon festival there every month, but this was an annual event even bigger and better than ...

Vi, Hoi An, Vietnam travel blog

Vi

A travel blog entry by eric

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Hello everybody, One of the things I liked about Hoi An was getting to know the locals.  My second day there I took a walk across a bridge to see what was outside the old town.  I followed the road a ways looking at the people, homes and style ...

Crossing Paths in Hoi An, Hoi An, Vietnam travel blog

Crossing Paths in Hoi An

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... had obviously been different to ours but it's nice to be able to compare experiences too. They had spent time on a beach in south Vietnam which we sadly just don't have time to do, but at the same time they had probably lost some of their trip later on ...

Brakes, check.  Flaps, check.  Lipstick, check., Hoi An, Vietnam travel blog

Brakes, check. Flaps, check. Lipstick, check.

A travel blog entry by escapetherace

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... 5.30am for a flight back south to Ho Chi Minh City, and hopefully some sunshine. To round things off, Hoi An has to be the nicest town in Vietnam with the friendliest people, but, although the weather didn't help, eight days were a little too long and ...

Rainy Vietnam, Hoi An, Vietnam travel blog

Rainy Vietnam

A travel blog entry by hancocjb

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... all the furniture to an upper floor when they are anticipating disaster.  A typhoon had come through southern vietnam just days before we were in Hoi An, apparently it was really bad and cause lots of flooding.  There was a marker on the wall ...

Tu Duy, Hoi An, Vietnam travel blog

Tu Duy

A travel blog entry by eric

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... all of us were into it, including a few of the neighbors. It turns out he's Chinese, about 47 years old and just moved to Vietnam two years ago.  He liked it so much he sold everything and started a studio in Hoi An.  You could tell he had ...

Vietnam - Hoi An, Hoi An, Vietnam travel blog

Vietnam - Hoi An

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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... tea set.   We then did the typical tourist thing and bought a couple of conical hats - well, 'when in Vietnam!'     Our 4 days in Hoi An had come to an end and we had to travel northwards to Da Nang to catch the flight down to Ho Chi ...

Tourism - good or bad?  Stopover in Vietnam, Hoi An, Vietnam travel blog

Tourism - good or bad? Stopover in Vietnam

A travel blog entry by paul

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... in flirting with me than looking at my passport. Hmmm, this is better than Australian attitude. Tips for Travelling in Vietnam. OK, first mistake I made was to bring the Lonely Planet Vietnam guide book. I quickly looked through it on the ...

Hue - to go... RAIN!, Hue - Hoi An - Danang, Vietnam travel blog

Hue - to go... RAIN!

A travel blog entry by grahamandrach

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... of tour was to Cu Chi to a set of underground tunnels used by the Viet Cong to avoid the US & South Vietnamese armies during the Vietnam war. Although the tunnels were rebuilt for tourists - we are too large to fit down the original ones, it was a great ...

Cantonese Assembly Hall, Hoi An, Vietnam travel blog

Cantonese Assembly Hall

A travel blog entry by dane

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... stunning and historically important buildings in Hoi An.  Would you like to hear all about it? Well, I got rid of my Vietnam guidebook, so I can't help you.  If it's really important to you, then please visit your local library and demand ...

IndoChina 1860, Hoi An, Vietnam travel blog

IndoChina 1860

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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... I've heard or read its name on so many films and books, but just passed through, as it looked a bit non descript. Reached Hoi An, where I wandered the streets, no longer willing to pay $10 for a room - and found a great room for $6. Hoi Ann is a very ...

Made to measure capital... Lets go shopping, Hoi An, Vietnam travel blog

Made to measure capital... Lets go shopping

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... tired from the bus made us think we might not manage the collection. The mighty Ho Chi Minh freed the people of Vietnam from French rule through a communist regime and subsequently his party 'reunited the country' under the communist flag of Vietnam. ...

Beach bumming and a slithery encounter, Hoi An, Vietnam travel blog

Beach bumming and a slithery encounter

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... On the way into town, a few folk from our group collected the new tailored clothing, bags and shoes they'd had made at Hoi An's famously well-priced tailors' shops. We'd resisted the temptation to have anything made - anyway, where would we pack a suit or ...

Hue to Hoi An - shopping capital of the world, Hoi An, Vietnam travel blog

Hue to Hoi An - shopping capital of the world

A travel blog entry by marshallmatters

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... all they are Buddhists and don't believe in mowing people down) whilst a man hung out of the door of the bus swinging his arms in an attempt to hit you. It is safe to assume that the bigger you are the more right you have to be there. It was while trying ...

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