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JUNE / JULY 2023 OVERVIEW We have just finished our 3 month stay in Cenang Beach, Langkawi, Malaysia. … our next stop is Hoi An, Vietnam … PLEASE NOTE: I have been to Hoi An before: firstly in 2015 and later in 2020. Hoi An hasn’t changed much 🙂 In this blog, I will focus on what is new. To read my previous blogs follow these links: Hoi An – Vietnam – Information (2015) Hoi An – Vietnam – Retirement Locations (2020) EXCHANGE RATE The currency in Vietnam is the Dong (or the ‘VND’). At the time of writing, the […]

Hoi An – Vietnam – Information (2023)


JANUARY 2016: Click here to read our Philippines Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I did my ‘normal thing’ and used AGODA.COM to book my first 2 nights in Puerto Princesa in advance on the internet. I chose the Pension Del Flora which had excellent reviews (8.7/10) at a cost of US$18.21 / night excluding breakfast. Their breakfast was an extra PHP55. The room was listed as a 24sqm Deluxe Fan Room. It was ‘discounted’ down from US83… yeah right! Dream on! It looks like many of the Hotels over-value the price of their hotel rooms on purpose so that they can offer these ‘heavy discounts’! […]

Puerto Princesa – Philippines – By Scooter