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Vietnam

What Is It Like To Live And Work In Rural Vietnam?

Posted by: Anonymous on Thursday October 08, 2015 (13:51:40)   (6477 Reads)
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For a long time, and until relatively recently, Vietnam had been associated almost entirely with conflict, trauma, and poverty – the French colonization, the Japanese occupation, subsequent freedom along with the split into North and South Vietnam, followed by the notorious Vietnam War, which eventually ended with reunification under a communist government. This led to several years of oppression, poverty, and isolation.    more ...
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Top Ten Insider Tips About Vietnam

Posted by: Anonymous on Wednesday October 07, 2015 (13:13:57)   (2095 Reads)
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Since 1986, when the Vietnamese government started a steady process of economic and political reform, the country has not only prospered but opened itself up to the world. It now attracts quite a large number of expats from all over the world. If you’re someone who’s planning to move to Vietnam, here are a few tips that should come in handy.    more ...
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How Does Living In Vietnam Differ From Holidaying There? A Brief Guide For Potential Expats

Posted by: Anonymous on Saturday October 03, 2015 (13:52:20)   (1662 Reads)
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In the last few decades since Vietnam opened up and started a range of political and economic reforms, the country has rapidly improved its profile as a tourist destination. Unsurprisingly, many people have visited the country as tourists, fallen in love with it, and decided to come back to live there for a longer period of time. The country’s natural beauty, great weather, low cost of living, rich culture, and the government’s eagerness to i ...    more ...
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A Guide To Tipping In Vietnam: Who, How Much, When And Where?

Posted by: scar on Thursday September 10, 2015 (13:40:12)   (95740 Reads)
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Vietnam is a blend of many different cultures, and its population is made up of many different ethnic groups. The capital city of Hanoi is a modern destination that continuously sees rapid change, while the economic hub of the country is Ho Chi Minh City, previously known as Saigon.

Vietnam is located in Southeast Asia and shares borders with China, Laos, and Cambodia. Over the years, the country has attracted travellers, visitors, and expats ...    more ...