TAG : Hoi An

  • Tra Que vegetable village tours open

    Tra Que vegetable village tours open

    Hoi An ancient town in central Quang Nam province has officially begun ecological tours to the famed Tra Que vegetable village in Cam Ha commune, which possesses the most abundant and varied vegetables in the area.

    Costing VND35,000 ($1.35) per person, the tours allow visitors to learn about the lives of local farmers and the vegetable growing process in the village, and they can also be involved in planting crops. Nearby relic sites are also within reach, as are the area’s many delicacies.

    Noting the success of pilot tours to the village conducted by several travel companies, Hoi An’s tourism authorities approved a project on community-based tourism development in Tra Que. The new tour is part of this project and aims to provide a new and interesting destination for visitors to explore peaceful and hospitable Hoi An.

  • Uniquely crafted

    Uniquely crafted

    Paper made from nipa palm in a small village near Hoi An has slowly found favor among local and foreign visitors alike.




    It’s the lives of local people that are the real story on trips to meet a community in the countryside.


  • Hoi An to pilot e-tickets at local tourist sites

    Hoi An to pilot e-tickets at local tourist sites

    Authorities in Hoi An ancient town have approved a project for an e-ticket system for entry into the UNCESCO World Heritage Site.

    With investment of VND5.7 billion ($246,000), the project will be implemented in two phases. The first will be carried out to June 2020, with four e-ticket counters installed at Song Hoai Square, Hang Dieu, Le Loi, and Bach Dang Streets, and 21 local attractions. The second phase, running to December 2020, will see the e-ticket system installed at other ticket counters and parking lots.

    The project aims to improve the ticketing system to make it more convenient, fast, and accurate, according to the local people’s committee. Information technology will be further applied in sightseeing activities and tourism management.

  • Befuddling & bewildering

    Befuddling & bewildering

    For reasons not entirely clear, a lot of expats are moving to clean and serene central Vietnam.


  • Killing the goose

    Killing the goose

    It’s imperative that community-based tourism be properly planned to ensure that the original attraction isn’t ruined


  • Culture Comes alive

    Culture Comes alive

    “Hoi An Memories” voted “The world’s most beautiful show”.


  • Dishes of DIVERSITY

    Dishes of DIVERSITY

    Hoi An’s multicultural past plays a role in the ancient town boasting its very own delectable food specialties.


  • Vietnam Golf Coast a unique destination

    Vietnam Golf Coast a unique destination

    Seven courses in central Vietnam join hands to form new golf-specific destination, from Hoi An through Da Nang to Hue.


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