Hoi An is my FAVOURITE place so far on our whirlwind trip of Bali, Cambodia and Vietnam! Hoi An is situated on the coast in the central part of Vietnam. It is so so beautiful, it’s no wonder it was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO. The old town is situated along the river. Japanese merchant houses, chinese temples, french colonial houses and ancient tea warehouses have been preserved and converted into restaurants, cafes, tailor shops, wine bars and souvenir shops.
Cars are not allowed in the main streets and unlike the rest of the country, motorbikes don’t beep their horns all the time. We biked everywhere. Our accommodation (Green Grass Homestay) was situated about 10 minutes from town and 15 minutes from the beach. Traffic is no where near as heavy as other parts of Vietnam so it was really nice not relying on taxis and public transport to get around. Read More