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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 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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Hungry Ghost Festival

Updated August 2022. In Vietnam, the Lunar Calendar is deeply followed, whether it is out of celebration or fear. While it is known as a festival, the Hungry Ghosts’ month is a time to respect and worship ancestors. Many fear bad luck or blame anything unlucky happening on evil lost souls. This is an important … Read more

Festivals in Vietnam
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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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Recent Posts

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

Culture
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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

Attractions
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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

Culture
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Rice Growing in Vietnam

Like everywhere in Vietnam, Hoi An sits within a cluster of rice fields. Across the country, rice is an integral part of Vietnamese culture, and part of the national staple diet. Vietnam is the world’s seventh-largest consumer of rice – it’s a relatively small country compared to some of its neighbors – and in 2019 … Read more

Attractions
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