Category: Vietnam

Hoi An is know for its many tailors. There is probably more tailor stores than anything else in Hoi An, so getting something tailor made when you stay there is almost essential. It is actually around 630 tailor stores in Hoi An, and more popping up every now and then. Even though there is a

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The highly anticipated long weekend. Or maybe not too anticipated as we are enjoying our time in Hoi an, but the chance to see more of the beautiful Vietnam is always something to look forward to. All these amazing places to visit and not enough time to do it. We ended up with traveling all

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Where to even start. Hoi An has multiple cafes and restaurants, to find your favorites you have to explore a bit. And when you think you have tried them all, you have only scratched the surface. The amazing part about all these restaurants is that the selection of foods are wide. If you’re craving indian,

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Hello and welcome to my first blogpost! In this post I want to tell you about our weekend trip to Halong Bay and Hanoi. It is really nice to have the opportunity to travel when we are in Vietnam. And when we got a long weekend, with 5 days off school that’s exactly what we

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In one of my previous blogposts, I introduced you to My Son sanctuary, which is an ideal destination for a weekend trip from Hoi An, where the Development Studies 1 program is based. This time, I am recommending another cool place which you can visit for a refreshing get-away from academic stuff. It’s the Bach

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In this current moment week 5 of 10 has just started. The time has flown by incredibly quick and it is crazy that we are almost half way done with our time in Hoi An with Kulturstudier. In these five weeks a lot has happened. We have of course started school, experienced different lecturers teaching

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Banh Mi and the Story of How Fast Food Chains are Failing in Vietnam In September 2018, CNBC, an American business TV channel, broadcasted a video called “Why McDonald’s flopped in Vietnam” on their YouTube page. It contains some interesting information: Burger King has over 16000 locations in over 100 countries. While the figure for

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Xin Cao!   Once you have settled in Hoi An, although it is still a wonderful city, it might become a bit quiet in contrast to the busier and more populated cities in Vietnam. Furthermore, Vietnam is much more than simply the tranquil city Hoi An. Due to this, many students traveled during our stay,

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For this blogpost, I interviewed 5 people from our course and asked them about different aspects of their experiences in Vietnam. Let’s read and find out what these interesting humans have to say! Lasse, 20, Norway Every time I go to the market here in Vietnam and I go up and down on the market’s

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