2 Weeks in Vietnam: The Perfect 2-Week Vietnam Itinerary

Before deciding to move to Ho Chi Minh City in 2019, we spent a significant amount of time exploring Vietnam. We traveled all around Northern Vietnam – trekking our way through Sapa, sailing around Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay, motorbike cruising around Ninh Binh, and exploring the best of Hanoi. From there we headed…

Vietnam Shopping Guide: What To Buy and How to Bargain

Traveling to Vietnam and wondering what traditional souvenirs you’ll find for sale during your trip? We’ve traveled (and shopped) extensively around Vietnam and have a pretty good idea of the best Vietnamese souvenirs to buy for your friends and family back home, and where you should buy them. Read on to get an insider’s perspective…

Where to Stay in Hoi An, Vietnam: 8 Beautiful Boutique Hotels

If you are planning a trip to Vietnam, you’ll undoubtedly visit the most darling little city in the center of the country – Hoi An. It’s an incredibly popular tourist destination and for good reason! The pedestrian streets that run through the center of the Old Town are lined by old, yellow colonial-style buildings and…

14 Best Things to do in Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An (Vietnamese spelling: Hội An) is a darling little tourist attraction town located in Central Vietnam. The old town was a trading port from the 15th-19th century and was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. Today it boasts colonial French architecture, a quaint riverfront promenade, pedestrian-friendly streets, and the most unique feature…

Sunrise Photography Tour with Hoi An Photo Tours

We first met Etienne Bossot on a riverboat in Northwestern Myanmar way back in 2014. We were the only three foreigners on a boat that was so crowded, you had to bring your own chair onboard if you wanted to sit down during the 8-hour boat ride. Etienne told us that he was from France,…