A question I often get from concerned friends and family is “are you safe in Vietnam?” The short answer is “YES.” However, there are different types of safety. I’m a lot more likely to have…

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To open this post on a positive note, I want to make one thing clear: there are so, so many great things about living in Ho Chi Minh City. It’s fun, vibrant and almost impossible…

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Breakfast, so they say, is the most important meal of the day. But I disagree: it’s definitely brunch. Luckily for me, Ho Chi Minh City is packed with excellent places to stuff your face. This…

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Heading to Vietnam but looking for a more authentic experience than the oft-bemoaned backpacker street? Some travellers describe Saigon as lacking in culture, especially compared to its more-charming capital counterpart, Hanoi. Quaint, it ain’t. However,…

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The move to Vietnam can be confusing enough without worrying about which documents you’re going to need. There’s a lot of conflicting information and babble online about which documents you should bring and which ones…

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