How to Survive Living in a Vietnamese Community

Vietnamese community

Vietnam is arguably one of the most intriguing South East Asia nations that is widely noted for its stubborn adherence to its ancient culture and traditions. Naturally, this has for decades on end effectually limited western influence in the lives of many Vietnamese. And should you be planning to spend some considerable time living in… Read more »

Types of Property to Rent in Ho Chi Minh

Houses to rent in HCMC

Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City, formerly called Saigon, is the country’s largest city. One of Ho Chi Minh City’s outstanding attractions is its pulsating property market. Also quite popular among expatriates, the property market offers enough variety to suit the varied tastes and budgets of most renters.   Below are some of the properties you… Read more »

The Best Sporting Events In Vietnam

sports played in Vietnam

For outdoorsy expats, locals and tourists, and sports lovers, Vietnam has plenty to offer. The Vietnamese love their football – they are keen followers of the EPL and have their own National Team as well as the V-League and other competitions. The locals also love their badminton, often found playing in the parks in the… Read more »

How To Get Round Ho Chi Minh City On The Cheap

Ho Chi Minh motorbike taxi

If you have recently moved to Ho Chi Minh City you may be wondering what the best way to get around is. Depending on which district you are staying in, you may feel very centralized, especially if you are staying in District 1, however, there are actually 24 districts in total which makes the city… Read more »

Vietnamese – Learning the Language as an Expat

Vietnamese for expats

Learning a new language is always a worthwhile challenge. By doing so, you will expand the boundaries of your knowledge, unlocking all the secrets of a different culture. Learning Vietnamese will not only provide you with the ability to communicate with over 90 million people, but to delve into their literature, arts, religion and philosophy… Read more »

The Vietnamese Education System – What You Need To Know

Vietnam education system

If you have recently moved to Vietnam with your children, are considering doing so, or have recently found out you are expecting your first child, you will need to understand the Vietnam education system in order to start planning for your children’s education. Altogether there are 5 different stages in the country’s education system which… Read more »