Tag: Hoi An

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    Lazy beach life

    Hoi An After a little bit of shopping (authentic Gucci toe socks to wear with flip flops) we checked out and called a taxi to get us to the beach resort we booked yesterday. The weather is perfect, the beach sandy and waves are perfect. Not many people dare to swim so we indulge in…

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    The taste of Vietnam – a cooking class

    Yesterday we booked a cooking class and had to get up to meet the class at 08:20 am. I hate getting up early, especially on vacation. It’d better be worth it. The class took place at Vy’s Market, a European-style market restaurant. Trinh Diem Vy seems to be a kind of institution in Hoi An…

  • Hoi An, the only city spared from the war

    Hoi An, the only city spared from the war

    The first time we experience rain by day, even the chicken hide underneath some large bowls made for drying rice or other food in the sun. Even the rain cannot take away the charm of Hoi An, the only Vietnamese Ancient Town that was entirely spared from US-Vietnam war. As a European I am not…

  • Tailors in Hoi An

    Tailors in Hoi An

    Tony the Tailor is one of the many tailors you can find in the unofficial sewer capital of Vietnam. Prices are European from-the-rack prices, but absolutely fair when you think that each piece you order is tailor made for you. And it just fits. You should always take into account they need at least 24…