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So…things have been a bit quiet around here. You know why that is? Well, let me tell you. After Hoi An, we flew to Saigon to celebrate Christmas. Where it rained, or threatened to rain, every single day. So, we … Continue reading
Many people come to Hoi An specifically to shop for custom made clothes or shoes. Others have no intention of shopping, but quickly become enthralled by the 100’s of tailors and leather shops and soon enough find themselves getting measured … Continue reading
(Other than this introductory paragraph, this post has been ghost written by Lisa on behalf of Robert. First, because Robert by all accounts has never been much of a writer, even though he is a great talker. But, more importantly, … Continue reading
Cao lau (the first word is pronounced like “cow” and the second word is kind of like “how” only with an “L” although, apparently, they pronounce it “cow low” in Hanoi even though they don’t make it there) is a … Continue reading
After trying for nearly two weeks and after being repeatedly washed out by rain, we finally took the Morning in the Alleys tour with Hoi An Photo Walks. It was a great way to spend a morning in Hoi An.
Fair warning….this is going to be a Debbie Downer post… So, one of the many things Hoi An is famous for is the Lantern Festival held on each full moon. We were so excited (ok, I was so excited and … Continue reading
A few years ago, I’m not sure exactly when but I think it was in 2016, a team of Vietnamese and Korean artists spent two weeks painting over 100 murals all over the sleepy fishing village of Tam Thanh.
We went on a food tour today. There were lots of reasons it should have been a complete and utter disaster.
A couple of days ago, Robert and I decided to take our lives into our own hands (instead of placing our lives into the hands of a crazy bus driver) and hired a motorbike to take a day trip to … Continue reading
After a few quiet days in Quy Nhon, last Wednesday we made our way by “mini-bus” to Hoi An. (Of course, our hotel promised us a big bus….to our credit, we didn’t believe the hotel.).