Hello friend :) and welcome to our homestay,
We are four young female friends from three different places in Viet Nam (Saigon, Hanoi and Ninh Binh). A few years ago, we have fallen in love with Hoi An and decided to move here. We love to travel and make friends. With a warm hug, we welcome you to Hoi An to explore this old town and to find your way.
Our homestay is located in a tranquil little vegetable village, called Tra Que, 15 minutes cycling from the centre of the ancient town of Hoi An and 5 minutes cycling from the beach. Our three puppies Nau, Den, and Vang love to run around, dig holes and steal random objects – it takes a while to gain their trust, but if you be patient and keep trying, they will love you 😊.
Every morning we serve breakfast to our guests, prepared either from the ingredients from our garden or bought from the early local market. All the food is prepared with a lot of passion and love and is never the same – we love to be creative and make tasty food from simple ingredients we have.
Our homestay has got a few rooms and we have guests coming from all around the world. Because we also love travelling and we know how it feels like to miss home when you are away, we are always trying to make our guests feel at home. We run various free/donation-based activities, such as cycling food tour, simple leather workshop, camping, cooking class, yoga, etc …
We are looking for a volunteer who can come and stay to help us with taking care of the homestay 5 days a week (working on weekends might be needed) 5 hours a day (morning or afternoon shift can be chosen. Also time might change upon agreement).
The tasks will be welcoming guests & check-in/out, sometimes preparing rooms (when the staff is off), chatting with the guests, helping in the garden, simple maintenance/manual work (building stuff from eco-friendly materials), run free bike food tours, practice speaking English with us, and other miscellaneous tasks.
When you arrive, we will provide you with a detailed work plan and house rule so you can be more clear about all this :)
We also need help with social media, hospitality management and brainstorm about creative projects. So if you happened to know or are experienced in this field, we would love to learn from you!
*Please be noted that we are not a vegan place and please consider carefully before apply if you can be flexible about your dietary while staying with us. Thank you!
Feel free to get in touch if you are interested :)
Minimum stay: 2 weeks
Maximum stay: 3 months
Bricolage et projets de construction
Préparer les repas / cuisiner pour la famille
Aider avec des éco-projets
Aider à la maison
Accueil / tourisme
Pratique d’une langue
Aide informatique / Internet
We are a homestay so you will make a lot of friends and meet heaps of interesting individuals from around the world.
You will learn Vietnamese, how to cook Vietnamese food and explore Hoi An from a local's point of view. Going shopping to the market with Pao early in the morning, learning where to eat like a local and enjoy the peacefulness of the location, close to the sea and the rice fields.
Bon is from Saigon - the South of Vietnam, meanwhile Pao, Zen and Noon are from different cities in the North of Vietnam so you can rest assured that we will definitely help you to plan a trip up North or down South, if you want :)
Besides, we are super open to any new crazy ideas to make our place more fun for the guests and also for us (and for you when you stay here of course!)
We want to learn from you and your culture back ground as well :)
For an exchange we offer:
- free accommodation
- free breakfast and lunch
- 1 free food tour in Hoi An
- 1 free Hoi An explore tour
We are looking for a friend to help us taking care of the house and teach us about social media/ online marketing and help the staff with English. We have a lot of fun and a lot of our guests keep extending their stay (we call them "one more night" :) ). We believe that you will have great, unforgettable memories for the rest of your life :)
For Workawayer, we offer shared dorm space for sleeping and a cabinet to store your luggage.
Breakfast and lunch are provided. Shared kitchen and fridge are available for cooking.
For female workawayer: we have a bed for you in a shared bedroom of 3 people max.
For male workawayer: your own bed in a shared room of 2 people max. It's the attic room so it can be a bit hot during the day, yet during night time, you can enjoy all the fresh breeze coming from the river next to our homestay. There are fans for you to use as well :)
To be honest, most of the time you will find yourself being outside (doing work, chilling in the garden, go to the beach, etc..) so there might be no need to stay inside your room :)
One of us has got a leather workshop, if you are interested you can come and learn how to make leather things.
There are plenty of intersting things to do in town and around:
- for foodies: trying all the local places and tasting all the flavours of Hoi An, cooking class with local
- loads of cute coffee places to try
- visit museums
- go to ceramic village, silk-making village, bamboo workshop
- have leather goods and tailor-made clothes done in 24 hours
- do a workshop at the aromatherapy
- travel to My Son Sanctuary
- sunrise at the beach
- meditate in the rice fields
- motorbike trip to Hue by taking the Hai Van Pass, one of the four most amazing mountain passes in Vietnam.
- surf in Hoi An or Da Nang
- diving and snorkeling in Cham Island
- chasing hidden waterfalls
Accès Internet limité
Nous avons des animaux
Nous sommes fumeurs
Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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