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Explore Vietnamese culture through our exclusive collection of travel experiences - learn to make lanterns, go on food tours and even fishing. The backstreets offer the richest interaction with the culture and people of a place. Immerse yourself in...more
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Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Excellent time was had by all. This family run business was the perfect length of time (roughly) 2 hours. Everyone was able to assist and help us create interesting silk lanterns. Good English spoken and they were able to answer all of our questions. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

My 20 year old son and I did this and loved it. They supply a translator who was great. The two blacksmiths were brilliant, correcting were necessary but teaching and showing. You are better to organise from the backstreet website than Expedia as Expedia has...More

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Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely time making silk lanterns. Our hosts spoke very good english and had a string of lights on which we could hang our finished lanterns and see them in action. We purchased kit sets at the end so we can teach our...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Kudos to Sabirama Cooking School for the very interesting half day cooking tour. Our unique experience starts from the time we were picked up from our hotel to the local market. It was truly a learning journey at the market. All 10 of us enjoyed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

We are a group of matured school friends travelling to central Vietnam on a holiday. We booked the Sabirama cooking tour with MT from the backstreet academy. MT was really helpful throughout the entire booking process, helping us liaise with the owner Mr. Quy on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Thanks to our guide, Diep who is experienced and charismatic in his ways; certainly made our tours easy going and interactive! He's a great singer too! We enjoyed all the local activities including napping on the hammock, farming experience, fishing, lantern making and going on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

We had 2 hours of great time making beautiful lanterns. My 10 enjoyed it a lot. The hosts are friendly and easy to talk to. Highly recommended if u want to avoid the heat in Hoi an.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time making thé lanternes. Thé staff was son helpful. Diep is an expert and fixed all our mistakes. We were able to bring back a beautiful lantern as a souvenir.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

We did this with our 10 year old daughter, it was really enjoyable. Our host was very helpful and to our surprise we ended up with 3 really nice lanterns. A very relaxing and enjoyable afternoon being creative and learning about the history of lanterns...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I did the lantern making and it was a very fun learning experience. We were served lotus tea and the teachers were very nice. It was a private lesson, just the two of us. We love that we get to bring home...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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