Everything You Need to Know About Hoi An
“How do I pick tailors, the best place to eat, which tours in Hoi An? How much do I tip, should I tip; am I being ripped off? What can I do with the kids? Is it safe? What should I watch out for? C’mon, I’m on holidays, not here to work; give me quick information! Give it to me – give it to me: NOW!”
Hoi An Now has everything tourists need to know about Hoi An, Vietnam. It takes the grind out of combing through websites and literature so you can lie on a beach, relax and just get on with it..
Written by people who know, Hoi An Now is a snappy, one-stop shop that tells you about the best tailors, tours, touts and street hawkers; cooking classes; restaurants; beaches; and those off the beaten track places where the ex-pats hang out. You name it we’ve got it and, if somehow we don’t have it, we’ll get it for you.
Things to Do in Hoi An
Updated and revised January 2023 When it comes to finding things to do in Hoi An there’s something for everyone. With a UNESCO World Heritage Site – the Old Town – situated in-between the countryside and coast, the region has a huge amount of attractions to enjoy. You’ll find tours on the ground and on … Read more
About Hoi An
Welcome to Hoi An Guide. Here you can find the answer to all your questions, curiosities and confusions. So let’s tell you about Hoi An.
Hoi An Shopping
Updated December 2022 Do you love shopping? Are you a shopaholic? Can’t get enough of the shops? Prepare to overdose, because Hoi An is the perfect shopping destination for you. With its incredible Heritage listed, Hoi An Ancient Town, this Vietnamese city is home to an abundance of high-quality retailers and products, making it a … Read more
Hoi An Restaurants
Hoi An restaurants are myriad and varied. From street food to haute cuisine – something for every occasion and cuisine style. Vegetarians can also rejoice!
Best Bars in Hoi An
Best Bars in Hoi An shows they’re sprouting like mushrooms. From backpacker joints with thumping house to cocktail happy hours to live music …
Hoi An Tailors
(Updated March 2023) Hoi An tailors are famous throughout Vietnam. However, if you are rushing to this tailoring capital of cloth, expecting to get a Savile Row experience, think again. Tailors in Hoi An do not have the qualifications and experience of a highly trained London garment maker – but they are still pretty good … Read more
Hoi An Ancient Town
The Hoi An Old Town or Hoi An Ancient Town, as it is often called, is Hoi An’s most prominent attraction. Historically it was a trading port dating back to the fifteenth century: an important stop on the Silk Road and the most popular place to trade in Asia. Today, it has morphed into a retailing center that draws heavily from the traditional artisanship of the past, especially with clothes and leather goods.
Hoi An Lantern Festival
Updated January 2023 If you are planning a trip to Hoi An but want to decide on a good time to go, consider planning around the Hoi An Full Moon Lantern Festival. This is an enchanting time to experience Hoi An and is one of the most popular reasons why visitors are drawn to Hoi … Read more
Cham Island: An Unspoilt Paradise
Spend the day snorkeling and exploring the lovely and unspoiled marine-protected Cham Islands, the least developed islands in Vietnam. Experience the islands as a day trip from Hoi An or an overnight stay in one of the rustic island homestays. Also the best spot for scuba diving enthusiasts. As well as the aquatic activities over the extraordinary coral reefs, eating and drinking, karaoke and shopping, parasailing/paragliding and motor bike rides all play their part on a visit to the Cham Islands. But it’s also a glorious opportunity to get away from it all if you move across the island away from the central landing point towards Bai Ong village and Bai Chuong Beach.
An Bang Beach
About An Bang Beach Golden sand, clear blue water, palm trees and palapas, An Bang Beach is a true paradise! Found by following Hai Ba Trung out of town, An Bang has become the number one beach location for tourists in Hoi An after the erosion at Cua Dai limited its appeal. In 2016, An … Read more
Ao Dai: The Vietnamese National Dress
The Vietnamese ao dai dress is one of the country’s national symbols along with the iconic conical hats or non la. Consisting of a long tunic stretching from the neck to the calf, with a pair of trousers underneath, it’s as Vietnamese as conical hats, bowls of pho and a love of rice. Once a … Read more
Guide to Cooking Classes in Hoi An
Google cooking classes in Hoi An and you’ll drown in choice. Click for a short list of the most entertaining and reliable options in this expanding genre.
The Ultimate Guide to My Son Sanctuary, Vietnam
My Son Sanctuary is a historically important site near Hoi An, Vietnam with expansive Champa civilization Hindu temples dating back 1500+ years. Fascinating.
Hoi An Night Market
For those wishing to take home a piece of Hoi An’s lanterned charm, the Night Market on An Hoi Islet (across the river from Hoi An Old Town) provides a large array of inexpensive souvenirs and snacks from which to choose.
The 20 Best Things to Do in Hoi An, Vietnam
Introduction Hoi An Now has compiled The 20 Best Things to Do in Hoi An, Vietnam in the following way. First, we surveyed the 10 most popular things to do searched for on the internet using our own special formula. Then we threw in 10 of our personal favorite things to do that sometimes get … Read more