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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.

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Hoi An to Da Nang Airport & City

Updated July 2022. 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, … Read more

Transport and Driving Licenses
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Hoi An Lantern Festival

Updated July 2022. 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 Lantern Festival. This will certainly be an enchanting time to experience Hoi An and is a popular reason why visitors are drawn to Hoi An. But if … Read more

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

Updated July 2022 Have you seen her? From the bustling streets or the serene beaches of Da Nang, there is no way you could have missed her! The tall Goddess at the foot of Monkey Mountain, looking over the treacherous ocean like a spiritual lighthouse beckoning the weary home. She is Lady Buddha! Don’t mistake … Read more

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Rice Wine in Vietnam

Embark on a trip to Vietnam or any South-East Asian country and you’ll likely come across rice wine in some shape or form! The most well-known version worldwide is probably Japan’s sake, which has been available on the international market for many years. Rice wine in Vietnam has been around for centuries, originally made using … Read more

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Ao Dai: The Vietnamese National Dress

The Vietnamese ao dai dress is one of the country’s national symbols. 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 common garment worn by men and women across all … Read more

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Kim Bong Carpentry Village

Kim Bong Carpentry Village is located on Cam KIm Island, and it’s a showcase for one of Hoi An’s many traditional crafts. The town has a long history of arts and crafts, dating back over 500 years to when the region started to become a bustling trading port. As Hoi An turned into a major … Read more

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Non La: Conical Hats in Vietnam

Anyone with an interest in hats will know that every piece of headgear was built with a specific purpose in mind, and the Vietnamese conical hat is no exception. Known as non la in Vietnam, the conical hat is mostly worn by rice farmers, but you’ll see them worn by people in many professions if … Read more

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