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Written by people who know, Hoi An Now is a snappy, one-stop shop that tells you about everything you need to know about Hoi An.

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.

Featured Posts

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.

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Hoi An to Da Nang Airport & City

The trip from Hoi An to Da Nang airport is a popular route for travellers. Da Nang is the closest airport to Hoi An, and being the biggest city in Central Vietnam, it also has a train station linking north and south. With Hoi An and Da Nang being so close together, there’s a great … Read more

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Hoi An Beaches

Hoi An’s beaches are an essential stop during the roasting summer months. Whether you want to boogie the night away to live tunes at a beach bar or simply relax and enjoy the rhythm of the waves, beaches in Hoi An have it all.

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Recent Posts

International Drivers Permit – Country Eligibility List for Vietnam 2018

Issued by the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam, Hanoi Government of Transport (2018) We have done our best to provide thorough and correct information regarding International Drivers Permit country eligibility for Vietnam.  However, things change and are sometimes not widely circulated.  Please double check with your country to ensure the information provided is still current. … Read more

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Lady Buddha in Da Nang: Vietnam’s Tallest Buddha Statue

Lady Buddha is the one tourist attraction in Da Nang that you absolutely cannot miss! The country’s tallest Buddha statue stands on the side of Monkey Mountain on the Son Tra Peninsula, looking out onto the ocean. Seen from almost anywhere in Da Nang and from as far as the beaches in Hoi An, Lady … Read more

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Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An: How to Get There

Wondering how to travel from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An? There are plenty of transport options by land or air. This guide outlines the best options.

Transport and Driving Licenses
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Hue to Hoi An: How to Get There

The journey from Hue to Hoi An is a well-worn as both cities are must-sees on any Vietnam itinerary. Just over 130km it includes the mind-blowing Hai Van Pass.

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