Hoi An, Vietnam, is famous for its tailors. You literally cannot walk down a street without passing at least 2 tailors. (Well, not too literally if you’re passing paddy fields.) Continue reading My cheongsam from Hoi An
When I was in Hoi An, I saw a very curious scene. Boats would carry a large number of motorcycles to nowhere. I wondered if they were new motorcycles, being shipped from the dealer’s to the wherever they sell motorbikes. So when I saw one of the boats passing by while I was on the boat ride back to Hoi An from My Son, I … Continue reading How did the motorcycle cross the river?
Actually I’m not sure if these are socialist party signs but I love the retro look. Other scenes of Hoi An, Vietnam #FoodFri Glutton in Hoi An part 2: Restaurants Stayed: Loc Phat Homestay, Hoi An review #FoodFri Glutton in Hoi An part 1 The ride to My Son which never came Continue reading Party signs in Hoi An
In Part 1 of Glutton in Hoi An, I introduced the street food (ok, ok some were from restaurants) I had while in the town. For Part 2, I’ll be talking about meals I had in restaurants–a bit pricey but still cheap when compared to Singapore. Restaurant: Morning Glory Address: 106 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street (TripAdvisor) One of the restaurants run by Miss Vy (She’s … Continue reading #FoodFri Glutton in Hoi An part 2: Restaurants
I spent four nights at Loc Phat Hoi An Homestay during my trip to Hoi An. The place is runned by Linh–who deserves her Superwoman title–her husband (Quoc) and the two kids Billy and Tony. It’s a terrific place for a solo travelling female since being in a homestay feels safer than a generic hotel or a backpacker’s place where you meet drunk kids on their … Continue reading Stayed: Loc Phat Homestay, Hoi An review
Vietman will always have a place in my stomach. It was the place I first started liking raw vegetable, ate banh minh, slurped good pho and discovered my love for buttery Vietnamese coffee. So during my trip to Hoi An last week, I ate like the glutton I am. Thought with all my cycling in Hoi An, I probably would have dropped one dress size. … Continue reading #FoodFri Glutton in Hoi An part 1
5am tour bus never came? No worries, schedule one for later. You’re on holiday. Continue reading The ride to My Son which never came
If the weather permits, I’ll be landing in Da Nang airport, Vietnam, at 4pm+ Singapore time later today. I bought the tickets last October when AirAsia started its flight to Da Nang–9 months in advance. It wasn’t until the past few months that I started reading up on Da Nang. I was thinking of places to visit but I realized the historical town Hoi An … Continue reading See you in Vietnam!