Leighton Literature’s Travel Guide to Vietnam.

Leighton Thomas travel blogger voice over editor English teacher

28 days, 13 locations, god knows how many sub-locations (I can’t be bothered to count), 80 articles. Interested in traveling Vietnam? Click below: https://leightonliterature.com/vietnam/    

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My 5: Thanh Van 1 Hotel – Hoi An, Vietnam.

Thanh Van 1 Hotel Hoi An, Vietnam

1. May 2018. When it comes to accommodation boy oh boy have I seen it all! I’ve stayed in luxurious five star palaces, slept in tents on beaches, spread myself out across the back of buses, laid down under the stars in the desert, clambered up to the top bunks of hostels, shacked up in […]

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My 5: The White Lotus Restaurant – Hoi An, Vietnam.

The White Lotus Restaurant Hoi An Vietnam

1. May 2018. In addition to its handsome riverfront, gorgeously preserved old town and bustling markets, Hoi An is also a bit of a culinary mecca home to some of Vietnam’s most celebrated dishes. If you’re looking to try out some local chow, head on down to The White Lotus Restaurant & Cooking School on […]

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My 5: Hoi An Central Market, Vietnam.

Entrance Hoi An Central Market Vietnam

1. May 2018. Another Asian city, another market. But this time I wasn’t just merely sauntering, I had a specific mission! Hoi An is world famous for its skillful tailors and their many workshops knocking out high quality, wallet-friendly, measured-to-order clothing. There are a billion options in Hoi An, enough to put your head in […]

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My 5: Tan Ky House – Hoi An, Vietnam.

Entrance Tan Ky House Hoi An Vietnam

1. May 2018. Located on 101 D Nguyen Thai Hoc, this two hundred year old town house is a popular stop on any self guided tour of Hoi An’s ancient quarter. Home to seven generations of the same merchant family, Tan Ky literally means “progress shop”, a reference to the desire for continued prosperity. It was […]

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My 5: Fujian Assembly Hall – Hoi An, Vietnam.

Fujian Assembly Hall Hoi An Vietnam

1. May 2018. This ancient Chinese assembly hall, dating back to 1690, is just one of Hoi An’s many protected, World Cultural Heritage sites located in the old town. It was originally created as a social centre for the region’s Chinese community originally from Fujian province. 2. May 2018. The complex also became an established […]

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My 5: The Happy Heart Cafe – Danang, Vietnam.

The Happy Heart Cafe Danang Vietnam

1. The Happy Heart Cafe, May 2018. It was high time for my annual injection of English Breakfast, a culinary delight unavailable to me in Ruian, China; unless I perhaps cook it myself with substandard ingredients from the supermarket. So I just abstain, reminding myself that the next time I’m back on the road I’ll […]

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