Monthly Archive for April, 2010

The Ancient Town of Hoi An

Hoi An, located in Quang Nam province, it is about 35km from south of Danang on the mouth of the Thu Bon river. This increasingly popular city is becoming more and more crowded by attracted domestic and foreign visitors, and is now a Word Heritage Area. Hoi An is near Cua Dai Beach, luxury hotels […]

Vietnamese Money through Time

New coins were minted by every new dynasty in the East. But kings were not the only ones to issue their own money… For the four short days of the year 1521 in which his contemporaries called him “King,” Tran Cao did one major thing to commit his name to posterity: he minted his own […]