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“Hoi An Highlight” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Thuan Tinh Island

Thuan Tinh Island
Ranked #7 of 116 things to do in Hoi An
Certificate of Excellence
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Tamworth, Australia
2 reviews
“Hoi An Highlight”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2013

Sharing our day with Thai (our cooking guy) was a highlight of our time in Hoi An. I highly recommend you spend the extra few dollars and do a private class. It was just my partner and I and asking questions and taking things at our pace was important to us. The market tour to buy ingredients was excellent, Thai answered all our questions and did all the buying which made things so easy. We cooked a massive 10 dishes (only because that was all we could fit in) and our drinks were topped up all day inclusive of the price. He is very easy to understand and friendly to talk to. We chose the dishes with his guidance and when we spotted unusual ingredients at the market he offered to use them in our class. If you are going to do it.....do it right. Thanks guys we loved it.

Visited August 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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“Must do”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2013

Did the cooking class with husband and adult son,it was fantastic,we all had the best time and cooked and ate some great food,can't wait to get home and start cooking.
Was very informative and hands on. The transfer to the island by boat is pretty special as you pass through water coconut gardens.

Visited July 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Amazing experience all round!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

Last week we had a great afternoon on this cooking course! Our guide Mo was really friendly and eager to help being very informative about the local culture and answering all our questions about the strange and exotic sights we encountered. The cooking was excellent and the food tasted incredible. You are give a recipe card as well so you can recreate the dishes and impress your friends at home. The chef was especially helpful if you had food allergies and offered alternatives that could be eaten. This was one of the best things we have done in Vietnam.

Visited August 2013
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Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Highlight of our stay in Hoi An”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

Last minute decision to use our free day learning how to prepare the delicious meals we have enjoyed whilst in Vietnam lead us to this gem!
A most wonderful outing , so very well organised and executed by extremely competent , caring , kind and professional people. From the market shopping , the boat ride , the sampans and then the excellent interaction and teaching skills of Thi, so charmingly helped by Mo , and others made our day a delight. We will be trying out the recipes at home and will long regale our friends with stories of just how good this was.
They well deserve the TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence which adorn their walls.....

Visited August 2013
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Adelaide
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“Classy cooking”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2013

A great experience, the day started with shopping for fresh food in the market, followed by a boat ride on the river, a canal boat ride and then a demonstration of how to grind the rice for us to use later in our cooking. The hands on cooking was exceptional with clear instructions and demonstrations. We left feeling confident that we could easily reproduce the 4 meals cooked. We found the day to be extremely enjoyable, this cooking school is professional and you certainly get value for money.

Visited August 2013
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