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Among several sites in Vietnam to have been chosen, the ancient town of Hoi An has been voted the 20th best city in the world by readers of the US magazine Travel + Leisure.

The Travel website suggests things to do in ancient Hoi An

The ancient riverbank town of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam was recently reviewed by The Travel website as an ideal place for foreign visitors who want to see the exotic culture of Vietnam.

Hue, Hoi An boost public bicycle share programme

The first phase of the Public Bike Sharing System has been launched in Hue City to develop a bicycle transportation plan for 2021-2026.

'The old garbage man' cleaning up Hoi An

Locals in Hoi An City, central Quang Nam Province, are used to seeing the old man with a trolley walking along the roads and beaches every day to pick up rubbish. He has become something of a local celebrity.

Reclaimed driftwood inspires greener tourism in Hội An

Vast amounts of driftwood and rubbish pile up at Cua Dai beach in the south-central province of Quang Nam in flood season every October, costing the much-favoured coastal destination time and money in cleaning up. 

Swedish couple help the poor in their ‘second homeland’

Having loved Vietnam since the day they set foot on the land, the Swedish couple Kawa Wandi and Nishte have been living in Hoi An City for two years.

Some western tourists want to sample dog meat: tour guides

Most foreign travelers are against the use of dog meat as food and some of them show harsh opposition, but there are some travelers who want to try dog meat.

Hoi An says ‘no’ to dog, cat meat, decision applauded by foreign travelers

“It's great that Hoi An has committed not to consume dog and cat meat. I will definitely come back to Hoi An to admire this beautiful, old and civilized city,” a foreign traveler said.

Hoi An lights up to welcome New Year

Hoi An ancient town will host a lantern festival with a kaleidoscope of activities, including lantern arrangements, artistic performances, “A night on the Hoai River”, and floating floral garlands to welcome in the New Year.

Hoi An ancient town set to open to visitors from November 15

The ancient town of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam is scheduled to reopen tourism activities at various destinations starting from November 15, according to the city’s People's Committee.

Hoi An surpasses Singapore among top 15 best cities in Asia

Popular magazine Travel & Leisure of the US has named Hoi An ancient town in the central province of Quang Nam among the top 15 best cities throughout Asia,  with Hoi An being ranked in a higher position than the city island state of Singapore.

Under impact of pandemic, ancient houses in Hoi An offered for sale

Affected by the four Covid-19 outbreaks, many ancient houses that are priced millions of USD in the ancient town of Hoi An, Quang Nam province, are offered for rent or sale.

Hoi An listed among top ten car-free cities in the world

The ancient beautiful city of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam has been ranked second among top ten most beautiful car-free cities in the world, which was announced by Australian Traveller magazine.

Hoi An to educate primary school kids on heritage

A 150-page heritage education document set, compiled by historians and cultural researchers from Hoi An City’s centre for Cultural Heritage Management and Preservation, 

Fishing village turns ‘green’ to boost tourism

Tan Thanh fishing village, on An Bang beach, 5km from Hoi An, has been building ‘green’ beach tourism by boosting plastic-free and zero-waste recycling among the community and tourists.

Hoi An ancient town empty due to Covid-19

Hoi An Town has become quiet after local authorities closed the pedestrian area on May 4.

Vietnam’s 10 destinations selected by tourists for upcoming holiday

Da Lat proudly leads the ranking, followed by Vung Tau, Da Nang, Nha Trang and other tourist attractions.

Danang-style rice vermicelli with grilled pork

This dish seems to be like its counterpart in Hanoi. Taste it and you’ll tell the difference between them.

Hoi An ancient city to host Korean Cultural Day 2021

Korean violin artist JMI KO, singers Seok Hun and Hansara, and K-pop dance troupe will perform in Hoi An from April 9 to 11 during the Korean Cultural Day event, an annual cultural exchange between the Republic of Korea and Quang Nam province.

Prices drop, people go on vacation before upcoming holiday

Weeks before the Reunification Day (April 30) and International Labor Day (May 1), the number of tourists visiting the central provinces of Da Nang and Quang Nam has increased, a good sign for the tourism industry amid the pandemic.