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8 things to do and see you shouldn't miss while traveling to Hoi An, Vietnam
Hoi An, Vietnam has recently been named one of "The Top 50 Cities To See In Your Lifetime". Having visited Hoi An over new year 2015, I can definitely agree with this article. The 4 days I spent in Hoi An were fantastic! Filled will tailors, markets, Ancient temples and bridges, bicycles, baguette (Banh Mi) and scooters. This is my list of top things to do while you're in Hoi An. Written by Nico Vermeulen 1. Tailor shops Hoi An is famous for tailor-made clothes. You ...
A trip to Lang Co
More than 16 hours on the train from Hanoi TN1, we were “compensated” with endless beaches, Lap An lagoon blue and Bach imposing mountains of Lang. 1. The trip Lang – member club of the world’s most beautiful bays is determined lightning – just two days before departure. Seven agreed to go slow train TN1 to save costs. Many people in the group feel the time as when first stopped the rocking chair sat prescription, no conditioning. More than 16 ho ...
Discover Hue by bicycle
My hands grip the rain-slicked handlebars. My tired legs turn the wheels in trembling circles as I wiggle my way down the road. Erica and Rich’s bright rain macs are up ahead, beacons in the drizzle. Perhaps you can indeed forget to ride a bike. See more Hue travel guide at here. Wary of not wasting our first day in Hue, Vietnam because of bad weather, we’d optimistically decided to hire bikes. At $1 to hire for the day, alarms bells should have probably rung, part ...
Hungry and haunted in Hue
On my first day in Hue, I crossed the bridge into the old city from the South Bank, walking over the Perfume River (Huong River) and into the mist surrounding the Citadel. My goal was to find banh ep, a small disc made of tapioca or cassava flour flattened between two heavy iron plates and served at the side of the road. In Saigon, my mid-afternoon rewards were a hodgepodge of other fun snacks, but banh ep remained elusive. See more Hue travel guide at here. Before I mad ...
Enjoy a special night in Bach Ma National Park
Located about 50 kilometers from Hue city, the Bach Ma National Park is home to the land border between the former quiet capital city and the dynamic city of Danang. Bach Ma National Park Hue is 1.450m high compared to sea level. It used to be a safe shelter for our soldiers in the fiercest years of war against America. It was discovered by the French engineer M. Girard in 1932, but the French then turned the place into a resort area with 139 distinct system villas, hotels, pools, road ...
One day at Thuan An beach – a bustling beach in Hue city
Hue city is not only famous for the Citadel, royal tombs but also for its beautiful and attractive long beaches. Along with Lang Co beach, Tam Giang lagoon, Thuan An beach is the masterpieces of Hue which attracts a lot of tourists. Thuan An beach is situated nearby Thuan An mouth, where Huong River runs to Tam Giang lagoon and then to the sea… Different from the neighboring beaches of Centre, the terrain and climate create Thuan An miraculous beach. People coming to Hue cannot leave ...
Paradise at An Bang beach - Le Banyan
I visited the beach bar “Le Banyan” two times while I stayed in Hoi An. It’s located directly at “An Bang” beach, Hoi An 51000, Vietnam (when you are at the beach and look at the sea – go left … it’s the last bar). Beach Bar in Hoi An, Vietnam A very relaxing atmosphere brought me there two times in a row – it felt like your local beach bar. Comfy day beds in the sand overlooking the bay. Hammocks. Yummy food. A pool table. Laid ...
Truc Lam Bach Ma zen monastery
Truc Lam Bach Ma Zen Monastery and the nature here blending together creates the stunning beauty alluring numerous both domestic and international tourists. Tourists once setting foot on the Zen monastery will actually get unforgettable experiences. See more Hue travel guide at here. Far about 10 km from National Highway 1A, about 35km from Hue city and 65km from Da Nang city, Truc Lam Bach Ma Zen Monastery is one of the spiritual tourist attractions in Hue alluring the large ...
Truong Tien bridge
Truong Tien Bridge gracefully silhouetted on Perfume River for over 100 years has seen ups and downs of the historical events of the ancient capital. This is one of the typical symbols in Hue attracting the large number of tourists at home and abroad. See more Hue travel guide at here. Connecting 2 riverbanks of Perfume River, Truong Tien Bridge, also known as Trang Tien Bridge was inaugurated in 1899 with its length of 402.60m and 5.40m wide. The bridge was designed in Gothic arc ...
The simple life
Rustic lagoon offers a taste of its storied past During the era of Emperor Minh Mang, Tam Giang Lagoon went by the names Thien Hai, Hac Hai and Hat Hai, which means ‘Shallow Ocean’. The latter name really holds true for anyone who’s come here to greet the dawn or watch the sunset on the vast waters of undulating ripples, see the junks going upstream and downstream casting nets or view scenes of the lives of fishermen on the lagoon. See more Hue travel guide at here. ...
Thai Hoa palace - Land of Dragons
Among tens of palaces in the Imperial Citadel (also known as Dai Noi) – Hue citadels, Thai Hoa is the largest and most beautiful palace with the most luxurious position. If Ngo Mon (Southern gate) is considered as the face, Thai Hoa palace is the heart of the Imperial citadel because it is where the throne – the symbol of power of the Feudal was put. Thai Hoa palace is also the land of dragons. See more Hue travel guide at here. Historical vestiges of the Nguyen dynast ...
An Hien - Peaceful Garden
In addition to the citadels and ramparts, palaces and mausoleums of the ancient feudal system, Hue is also famous for another architectural heritage – its garden houses, which are both quintessentially noble and traditional landmarks. See more Hue travel guide at here. The long history of the house An Hien garden house is located north of the Huong River (Perfume River), at 58, Nguyen Phuc Nguyen, Xuan Hoa village, Huong Long commune, Hue. Like much of the architecture in ...
The must see highlights of Hoi An
Vietnam, a diverse tropical environment in the Indochinese peninsula, is blessed with awe inspiring landscapes, intriguing culture and ancient history. Hugely popular with travellers, the country offers a warm welcome into the local life and natural beauty of South East Asia, coupled with an exciting insight into famous legends. See more Hoi An travel guide at here. Amidst dominating mountains and dense forest lies the exciting coastal village of Hoi An. Once a major trading port for ...
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