Category Archives: Hoi An

Getting Leather Shoes Made In Hoi An: My Experience

In case you didn’t know, Hoi An is well-known (though apparently not well enough, since I had no clue until I arrived!) for its custom-made leather goods and clothes. All throughout and just outside of Hoi An’s Ancient Town is where you’ll find dozens of these leather and tailor shops, lined up along the streets. The only problem with too much choice? Not being able to make a choice. Thankfully, with some careful research and personal experience, I’ve narrowed the exhausting list of custom-made leather goods stores down to two.

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The Top 5 Restaurants In Hoi An

Hoi An is home to some fantastic regional dishes that you’ll only find there, and offers visitors a wide range of restaurants to choose from. From cheap and local to mid-range and charming, Hoi An really does have it all. Now that you know all about the foods to eat in Hoi An (check out my last post on The 7 Types Of Local Food You Must Try In Hoi An), you’re probably wondering where you can find them. Look no further than this all-encompassing list of the top 5 restaurants in Hoi An that you just have to try.

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The 7 Types Of Local Food You Must Try In Hoi An

Aside from Hoi An’s cute streets, rustic yellow buildings, and colorful temples and decorations, there is a whole lot of delicious food to be devoured in this quaint town. While there are a few items that are an absolute must anywhere you go in Vietnam (Banh Mi and Vietnamese coffee, to name a few), Hoi An also has a handful of regional dishes that you won’t find anywhere else in Vietnam. Get ready to spend a good deal of your time eating the 7 types of local food you must try in Hoi An!

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Hoi An Ancient Town Temples: How To Not Get Ripped Off

On my recent travels in Vietnam, I fell head over heels in love with Hoi An the moment I stepped off the bus and into its beautiful, bright streets. While the whole of Hoi An is magical, it was Hoi An Ancient Town that completely captured my heart with its rustic yellow-walled shops and vibrant decorations strung about. As you’re walking through the Ancient Town, you’ll likely stumble upon a handful of quaint temples. Before you actually make it into the Ancient Town, there’s a good chance you’ll be asked to pay an “entrance fee”. Here’s how to not get conned like the dozens of other tourists I saw.

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