Vietnam July Paul Wang 2020


Vietnam July Paul Wang 2020


Vietnam ArtFoodCulture Experience

w/Paul Wang

June 29th - July 8th 2020

Fully hosted and guided 10 day ArtFoodCulture Experience in Central Vietnam

June 29th - July 8th 2020 with Anna Barnes and Guest Artist Paul Wang

This Retreat is for everyone of any sex, age, race, religion or walk of life that would like to experience slow responsible travel with like minded people. The emphasis is on authentic cultural experiences alongside Sketching tuition on location with Paul Wang.

We focus on Art, Food and Culture.

Please note:

A non-refundable deposit of $500.00 per person is required in order to secure your reservation. The balance of $3400 is due 120 days prior to departure date, 24th February 2020. (single supplement extra $400). All prices in AUD.

Bookings close February 2020 (unless sold out already). Full Balance due.

If you have paid your deposit, then your reservation will be assured. The retreat is guaranteed to go ahead if minimum numbers are reached by the booking deadline. For guests who have a reservation assured, DO NOT proceed with booking your air travel and organising your visa and insurance until we have contacted you. (In the rare case that minimum numbers are not reached, and a retreat is cancelled, then your deposit will be returned in full).

We can recommend a Sydney based Vietnam specialist Travel Agent to take care of your airfares, visa and travel insurance if you are departing from Australia. Let us know if you would like details.

Travel insurance is mandatory and a copy must be supplied to us before commencement.

For the full itinerary or questions please email Anna Barnes at ArtFoodCulture.

phone: (+61) 490345782


AUD$3900 per person (+Single supplement $400)

AUD $500 deposit due now in order to reserve your spot. Balance of AUD$3400 (plus $400 single supplement if you wish to have a room to yourself) due 120 days before departure on February 24th via bank transfer. (details provided in due time)

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  • We hope you are looking forward to what we are sure will be a trip of a lifetime. Before you embark on this Retreat, we ask you to consider the points listed below that relate to our Vietnam Retreats. This will ensure you understand what is involved and help you decide if this retreat is right for you.


  • To ensure that your retreat runs as smoothly as possible for you and your fellow retreat members, please consider the following aspects prior to confirming your arrangements.


  • While we believe that age is no barrier, please give special consideration to the fact that medical assistance and public infrastructure can be limited in Vietnam.


  • There may be long periods of physical activity, including walking, climbing of stairs, in/out of boats. Participants who will travel with a cane/walking stick may come across difficulties. It is our experience that using a cane/walking stick in these areas where there are rough and uneven surfaces, stairs to climb and high humidity/summer temperatures, becomes difficult.


  • Only limited meal options will be available. People with special dietary requirements can expect difficulties on these tours. Please understand that depending on the street food or market vendor you may be given very little or no meat/fish. Sometimes vegetarian options are not available. Allergies including mild intolerances to to life threatening anaphylactic reactions can not be accommodated on Vietnam retreats.


  • Your retreat includes 3.5star accommodation facilities. The city and/or village power or water may at times be disrupted. This may mean the power, hot water, wifi, refrigeration or air-conditioning may not be available for short or long periods.

  • One of the nights accommodation at the Co Tu village will require all guests to share a room with one other, with a shared ensuite between 2 people.

  • There will be long periods of driving on often rural and bumpy roads in vehicles ranging from tour coaches to taxi’s.


  • Heat and humidity affects people in many different ways and a certain level of fitness is required in order to limit the effects. Please discuss how to manage Vietnams tropical summer heat with a health care professional.


  • Guides will endeavour to provide rest stops in your itinerary where possible. Please be advised that some days may have a more physical program than others.


  • We strongly urge you to be sure you can make it before you book. Please see our refund policy in Terms and Conditions.


  • Each guest will have different medical needs including decisions to be made with travel vaccinations. Please see a health care professional for advice.


  • Understand that taking out Travel Insurance is compulsory and a copy must be supplied to the organisers prior to commencement of the retreat.

  • The Retreat commences at 4pm June 29th 2020 at the Hotel in Hoi An, Vietnam. Address will be supplied at time of booking (check in time 2pm or earlier by arrangment). The best way get to Hoi An is to arrive via the International Airport in Da Nang (DAD). Then get a transfer by private car or taxi to Hoi An (about 30 mins). You will be greeted upon arrival. (details for private transfer available at booking). Retreat ends upon check out time at 10am 8th July 2020 at the hotel in Danang.


  • If you are comfortable with the above mentioned aspects of travelling we look forward to welcoming you on what is sure to be a unique and memorable experience