A blend of Japanese, Chinese and Vietnamese influences have made Hoi An the most perfectly preserved study in old architecture from the 15th and 19th centuries. It is a beautiful town of historical significance that was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site and is a unique experience for the solo traveller.
Hoi An is Safe and Easily Accessible
Hoi An is very safe for the solo female traveller which makes it much more appealing as a backpack destination. There are domestic and international flights to Da Nang airport which is about an hour’s journey from Hoi An and is quite economical. You can also travel by sleeper bus which is also very affordable.
What to Do in Hoi An
There are plenty of things to do in Hoi An from the ancient town to night markets, central markets and the Hoi An Museum. The best feeling is when you are exploring without a plan and coming across little alleys and streets and discovering things as you go.
What to Eat in Hoi An
There are some signature Vietnamese dishes that you must take the time to try out like my quang noodles, banh mi, cao lao and com ga hoi an which is a local speciality chicken.
Where to Stay in Hoi An
There are plenty of places to choose from if you are staying in Hoi An, depending on your budget; from small Airbnb’s to resorts like Anantara Hoi An Resort. The choices are endless and wherever you stay, if you take the time to explore the city you are bound to have the greatest time.
Caleb Falcon is a travel writer who specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers. Google+