Category: Vietnam

If you`re ever staying in Hoi An, Vietnam: GO VISIT THE CHAM ISLANDS. This weekend we drove a speedboat to the Cham Islands which is about a 20 minutes boat ride away from Hoi An. The island is quite big, even though it is just a small part across the coastline of the island that

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We thought we had experienced the hot days of humid Vietnam, having walked and cycled around in sweaty cloths for the whole period we have stayed here. Air condition have been a best friend to most of us, and the fans have been running on full power in the classroom from the first day. But

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This weekend it was time for our first field trip, and we drove two and a half hours to spend the night with the Ka Tu-people. Our class was split into two groups, and we were divided into different villages. In our village, the locals had prepared a room full of matresses in the community

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When you go with Kulturstudier you will study quite a bit. It’s an academic program where you have school, assignments and lectures. Every day is different, but also comes with structure and a plan. But you will also live as a student, having spare time to do what you please and go where you want.

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Before I arrived Vietnam, I had heard that Hoi An is among the most beautiful cities in the world. Lanterns, lights, rivers and late-night music were in my mind as I entered the plane from Norway. When we arrived Hoi An, the rain was falling from the sky, and the water was floating high in

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We are beginning to find our way around Hoi An and are recognizing roads and buildings from time to time. What is referred to by locals as “a small town” has so far seemed quite large and chaotic, but at the same time beautiful and historic. There is always something to see and something new

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Hoi An is without a doubt a colorful city and part of the allure is its vibrancy. There are yellow buildings and lanterns in every color all around, making it a picturesque and sweet place. The river which runs through part of the town is also filled up, alongside the lanterns, with old tree boats

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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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