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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 »

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 »

Top District 3 Eating Spots in Ho Chi Minh

Restaurants in Vietnam

Banh Xeo 46A Part of the fun of eating out in Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh is that it doesn’t all have to be upscale. The intrepid epicurean can find incredible meals made by local restaurants and street food stalls that are a regular source of satisfaction to both locals and the discerning international crowd. Banh… Read more »

Expat Healthcare in Vietnam – What You Should Know

Healthcare for expats in vietnam

The quality of healthcare in Vietnam has made great progress since the 1990’s and the country is currently working to develop a universal healthcare system. This system aims to offer cover to all residents, providing them with a basic level of healthcare. The country is currently working closely with Thailand who themselves developed a universal… Read more »

Expat Guide To Banking in Vietnam

Expat Banking in Vietnam

When moving to a new country on a long-term basis, one of the first things that you may want to do is open a local bank account. This is especially important if you have recently acquired a job and will need an account for your regular salary to be paid into. The banking infrastructure in… Read more »