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    Central Vietnam,  Vietnam

    Leather Workshop in Hoi An

    Of course you can find unique leather accessories or bags in Hoi An, or even get something made to your specifications, but why not make your own at a leather workshop in Hoi An? By yourself or in a small group this activity is for everyone, even if you aren't very "crafty".

  • basket-boat-tour-and-cooking-class-in-hoian
    Central Vietnam,  Vietnam

    Basketboat Tour and Cooking Class in Hoi An

    Cooking classes are a great way to connect with local culture and people. Pairing it with a tour exploring the countryside around Hoi An, as well as a visit to a local market and a cruise in a basketboat through the nipa palm forest it’s the perfect way to spend a day.

  • ho-chi-minh-trail-motorbike-tour
    Central Vietnam,  Vietnam

    Ho Chi Minh Trail – Motorbike Tour along the Laotian border

    For my trip to central Vietnam, I had planned a three-day-two-night adventure, between my time in Hue and Hoi An: a Ho Chi Minh Trail Motorbike Tour along the Laotian border. Since my driving capabilities aren’t up to par with rural Vietnamese roads (especially mountain roads) I found a driver who could take me on my biggest adventure in Vietnam…

  • da-nang-to-hue-via-hai-van-pass
    Central Vietnam,  Vietnam

    Da Nang to Hue via Hai Van Pass

    The first time I heard of the Hai Van Pass was in 2009, I was twelve years old and watched Top Gear on YouTube to learn colloquial English. On my second Vietnam trip in 2022, I was in Da Nang, with Hue on my list as the next stop. And yet I almost missed out on the adventure that is…

  • two-sides-of-da-nang
    Central Vietnam,  Travel Guides,  Vietnam

    The two sides of Da Nang – Where to go

    Da Nang is the biggest city in Central Vietnam and one of the most modern cities in the country, with a high human development index and has been voted Vietnams most livable city. When I got there I experienced it as two sides of Da Nang, one east and one west of the river Han. I stayed in Da Nang…

  • hidden-gem-ninh-binh-province-vietnam
    North Vietnam,  Vietnam

    Hidden Gem – Ninh Binh Province Vietnam

    Before I arrived in Vietnam I had never heard of Ninh Binh. I don’t know whether I was ignorant or if it feels like I see it everywhere now because I am paying attention to it. To tell the truth, I had no idea what to expect from this tour, but Ninh Binh really is a hidden gem of Vietnam.