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August 2018

When to visit Hoi An

Hoi An, just like the rest of Vietnam has its wet and dry seasons. When it comes to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, it doesn’t really matter during which season you visit. It is similar to Nha Trang and Da Nang – you will have plenty of activities to do during the wet season and dry season….

Short Story of Hoi An

History of Hoi An Hoi An has an interesting history that can be traced back almost two millennia to the Sa Huynh peoples, before it served as an important port for the Champa Kingdom that extended over central and coastal Vietnam. The town grew in trade from there and by the 17th and 18thcentury, it had…

Relocating to Hoi An

This page will try to cover general information regarding relocating to Hoi An. VISAS (**IMPORTANT**) One must apply for a 3 month visa to be allowed to rent private accommodation. The 3 month visa can be applied at the Vietnamese Embassy in your country or applied through companies such as myvietnamvisa.com(Which I have personally used…

Magical Hoi An

Spend any amount of time in Hoi An and you quickly realise that it is a magical place. It’s more than hundreds of tailors and eateries assaulting you at every turn. The people there are special. Take the time to stop and engage in conversation with the young girl who is trying to sell you a…