cyclo driver in the streets of Hoi An

Top 10 iconic places for photos in Hoi An Old Town

Looking for one of the most picturesque towns in Asia? Want to capture an exotic location and its culture through your photographs? Well, look no further than Hoi An!  In fact, you’ve probably seen plenty of Hoi An photos already, of images taken in its most iconic spots, even if you don’t know it.  Built over the last 300 years by Chinese, Japanese and French merchants, Hoi An has a…

Why getting punched made my day: a Hoi An Photo Tour review

Why getting punched made my day: a Hoi An Photo Tour review On following fishermen and befriending market ladies…  Let’s get one thing straight – I’m not a morning person. That is, I’m not one back home in Ireland – I tend to be a “hibernate in a warm bed” sort of gal, at least until the heating kicks in. In Vietnam, it’s much different. Because if you’re not up…

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Covid-19 and Travel Photography in Hoian

As the contamination is now officially declared as a pandemic, travelling becomes more and more difficult, especially for nationals of some countries. In those conditions, obviously, having “a good time” becomes a question and the practice of travel photography, as we understand it -travel and human experience- will have to face some unexpected changes in what is an unusual atmosphere in Vietnam.  What is it like in Hoian during Corona?…

Photography students on the sunset tour

Best time of the year to visit Hoi An: The Rice Paddy Rythm

When is the best time of the year to visit Hoi An? Good question. But there’s no answer, no matter what other articles will tell you.  The real answer is that Hoi An is amazing all year round. At least, it is if you’re coming here for photography.  Despite its recent explosion as a tourist hot spot, Hoi An is still, at its heart, an agricultural town. Rice paddies and…

TOP 10 des meilleurs lieux pour la photo à Hoian (et autour!)

Vous cherchez l’une des villes les plus pittoresques d’Asie? Vous souhaitez capturer des images authentiques et partager la culture locale ?  Ne cherchez pas plus loin : Hoi An est votre prochaine destination ! Même si vous ne le savez pas, vous avez probablement déjà vu de nombreuses photos de Hoi An qui regorge d’endroits emblématiques et qui est régulièrement mis en avant dans des magazines, sites web, etc… C’est au…

family on a photography tour in Hoi An

Hoi An Activities: An Ideal Family Tour

Hoi An has a lot to offer. Clearly. There’s so many amazing sites to see and things to do in Hoi An that you’ll never be bored! Unless, of course, you’re here with your full family – who might be less inclined to wander around the Old Town for hours. Or to take long bike trips through the countryside. Kids need constant entertainment, after all – and watching you sip…