Hoi Ans full moon festival recommended for tourists Hoi Ans full moon festival recommended for tourists

Hoi An’s full moon festival recommended for tourists

In 20 unforgettable things to do at night on your travels, Rough Guides features Hoi An's full moon festival alongside the "white nights" in Russia, "twilight ballooning" in New Mexico, "early risers" at a London market, "a night Safari" in Singapore Zoo, "light show" in Hong Kong and "to feed Hyenas in Ethiopia," among others. "Banish the thoughts of glow paint ravers on crowded Thai beaches; Hoi An's full moon festival is a much more sophisticated affair," the guide recommended. Rough

Hoi An enters Top 17 most stunning places Hoi An enters Top 17 most stunning places

Hoi An enters Top 17 most stunning places

Hoi An ancient town has earned the third place in the 17 most stunning places in the world to take a selfie thanks to its combination of traditional and modern features, according to BuzzFeed Travel. According to the US-based social news and entertainment website, formerly a major port, the common pains of 21st century modern living, like traffic and pollution, are notably absent from the historic city of Hội An. Old-town character combined with grand architecture and bucolic scenery make

Enjoy Cao Lau in Hoi An Enjoy Cao Lau in Hoi An

Enjoy Cao Lau in Hoi An

Savor a bowl of cao lau for breaksfast. You can order it from vendors or any noodle restaurant on Thai Phien Street or Hoi An Market. Cao Lau is a regional Vietnamese dish made with noodles, pork, and greens, and is only found in the town of Hoi An. It is likely that the origin of Cao Lau in Hoi An dates back to the town's history as a trading port. Prior to the Chinese establishment in Hoi An, in the 17th century, the town was also a centre of Japanese trading activity. The famous Hoi An Bridge

Vietnamese exempted from entrance fees to Hoi An Vietnamese exempted from entrance fees to Hoi An

Vietnamese exempted from entrance fees to Hoi An

Mr. Vo Phung, Director of the Center of Culture and Sports of Hoi An, says tightening the sale of entrance tickets was the right thing to do, but the center did not do a good job of informing people, tourists and travel firms of the move. "On March 21 we sent 86 dispatches and 190 emails to hotels, tour operators and restaurants on the tightening of entrance ticket sales to the ancient town. But most of these firms were not helpful as they did not inform visitors of the policy," he added. He

Hoi an in top ten tourist attractions of Vietnam Hoi an in top ten tourist attractions of Vietnam

Hoi an in top ten tourist attractions of Vietnam

A travel list website that features the most amazing sights around the world divided into various “best of” lists on Touropia website: 1. Hoi An: This fishing-village-turned tourist attraction is situated on the coast of the East Sea. Hoi An has been an international port from the 16th century although the serious shipping business has long since moved to the city of Da Nang. The heart of the city is still the Old Town, full of winding lanes and Chinese-styled shops. It is sometimes

Hanoi, Saigon, Hoian in top Asian city for backpackers Hanoi, Saigon, Hoian in top Asian city for backpackers

Hanoi, Saigon, Hoian in top Asian city for backpackers

Hanoi, Saigon and Hoi An town have been ranked second, sixth and 12th respectively in the top 30 Asian cities based on price in the backpacker index for 2014, a database of travel costs around the world. Hanoi, Vietnam's cheapest city for backpackers, is described to have the world's cheapest beer (bia hoi). "The food is also top-notch, especially when you are sitting amongst locals at one of the thousands of plastic-chair cafes." Hanoi's daily backpacker index, The top city is Pokhara,

Hoi An craftsman turns Bamboo roots into souvenirs Hoi An craftsman turns Bamboo roots into souvenirs

Hoi An craftsman turns Bamboo roots into souvenirs

However, craftsman Dinh Xuan Hung, 40, creates extraordinary bamboo root souvenirs for tourists in the ancient town of Hoi An. Hung, who was born in the pottery village of Thanh Ha, started working in carpentry. Later, he learned that bamboo root creations could quickly make him prosperous. He opened a store in an alley on Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, just a few steps behind the Japanese Bridge, where he displays all his works of bamboo roots and wooden statues. "It's a chance for me. I

Vietnam’s travel impression 2013 Vietnam’s travel impression 2013

Vietnam’s travel impression 2013

Though Vietnam’s economics still meets difficulties in general, there is still growth in tourism in 2013. Below is impressions about Vietnam’s tourism in the experts’ and foreign visitors’ evaluation. 1. Vietnam ranks second in Asia in world’s tourism development: This is the result of the global poll research which is just announced in Tourism Fare in London. 2. Hoi An ancient town in top 10 tourism city in Asia. The town is holding no 2 in the list voted by Conde Nast traveler

Quang Nam receives 3.4 million arrivals in 2013 Quang Nam receives 3.4 million arrivals in 2013

Quang Nam receives 3.4 million arrivals in 2013

Hoi An, the ancient city of Quang Nam Province welcomed the 1.6 millionth foreign tourist on December 31, bringing the total number of arrivals to the central province in 2013 to more than 3.4 million, up 20% from the previous year. The 1.6 millionth visitor to Hoi An was Naechika from Japan who was part of a 15-member Japanese delegation. The number of foreign tourists to Quang Nam saw a year-on-year increase of 19% and has been attributed to the provinces improved tourism services. Ho

Hoi An is voted to be “Asia landscape city 2013” Hoi An is voted to be “Asia landscape city 2013”

Hoi An is voted to be “Asia landscape city 2013”

According to the UN Habitat, Hoi An is continued to be highly recognized with the title “Asia landscape city 2013”. Mr. Le Van Giang, people’s committee of Hoi An president said that UN Habitat informed about the title for Hoi An to take the reward in Japan last November. According to Mr. Giang, UN Habitat votes for one city each year for this title. The criteria for this title includes environment landscape, sustainable urban development attaching to daily lives, pure air,

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