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Living and Teaching in Vinh and Vinh Phuc – Outside The Big Cities Of Vietnam

The Vietnamese government is encouraging young learners to learn English. Progress is being made. Nowadays, in small villages and large cities, you will be surrounded by armies of kids excitedly wanting to have basic conversations with you in English. As the kids get older, they get divided into two categories. The ones who live in …

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Dress Code in Vietnam for Women and Men – What To Wear and Not To Wear

For anyone who wishes to go backpacking in Vietnam or even move to Vietnam, what to wear in Vietnam is something you’re going to have to think about as you prepare for your trip. The dress code in Vietnam varies quite a bit depending on where you visit. For example, the north of Vietnam is generally a little …

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Vietnam Visa for US Citizens: ​Best Options & How to Apply

If you are from the US and planning to either move to Vietnam or travel here, you’ll be happy to know that you have some advantages when it comes to visa options. While you won’t qualify for visa-free entry (see which countries do in our Vietnam visa types guide), you will still enjoy flexible visa …

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Vietnam Visa Types in 2024 (and which one you should get!)

Vietnam is one of the best places to move to if you are looking to start a new chapter of your life or simply a great destination for your backpacking trip or holiday. One of the key reasons I chose Vietnam as my new home base was how easy and straightforward it is to get and arrange your …

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How to Send Money Out of Vietnam: A Simple Guide

Whether you are looking to send money out of Vietnam or leave Vietnam with your money, both can be a bit challenging. If you are in Europe, North America, or many other places in the world, you can simply walk up to money transfer service like Western Union, Moneygram, or RIA and accomplish this. But …

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Teaching English in Vietnam: Everything You Need To Know

Deciding to teach English abroad is a big decision. Even if you’re ready to commit to a year or more away from home, you still have to figure out what country to go to, what visa you’ll need for teaching, how much you’ll make, challenges you may face, and more. If you’re thinking of teaching …

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Working in Vietnam: What it’s Like and How To Find a Job

Vietnam has become a melting pot for foreigners to want to start a new life in this region. From attracting millions of tourists every year, Vietnam attracted many expats to consider it an excellent place for new opportunities. With such a flexible visa, easy to get a work permit, affordable cost of living, massive expat …

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How to Get a Vietnam Police Clearance Certificate

There are only two reasons why you landed on this article. Vietnam police clearance certificate is required for either applying for a work permit (for those teaching or otherwise working in Vietnam) or because you are planning to leave Vietnam soon. Note – if you’re planning out how to get married in Vietnam, you won’t …

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The Best TEFL Courses in Vietnam for Getting Teacher Certified

Teaching English is the most popular job opportunity in Vietnam for expats. If you are thinking to do some career change or simply moving to a new country for a fresh start, why don’t you consider Vietnam? There are many great reasons why you should move to Vietnam. Apart from having a Bachelor’s degree in …

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How to Get a Vietnamese Business Visa: Requirements, Process, Costs

Moving to Vietnam is not as easy as it sounds but definitely more accessible than moving to Europe or North America if you are from Asia, Africa, or Latin America. The process for moving to Vietnam can be tedious, not to mention all the paperwork and entry requirements. Luckily, Vietnam gave plenty of options to …

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Why Digital Nomads Should Consider Vietnam

For those that are currently in Vietnam, you might be thinking, “Well, of course, everyone would want to move here. You’ve got it all! Cheap local Vietnamese foods, lovely people, lush nature, expansive beaches, bustling cities, mesmerizing temples, and more.” Throw that in with a relatively low cost of living and proximity to plenty of other beautiful …

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How to Get a SIM Card in Vietnam: Cost, Tips, and More

If you’re moving to Vietnam, whether it’s for work, teaching English, to get married, or for any other reason, you’re going to want/need a SIM card. Even if you’re just backpacking in Vietnam, it’s going to be a lot easier and more convenient if you have access to the internet and have a way to …

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How to Get a Work Permit in Vietnam: A Detailed Guide

2022 UPDATE: In 2020, there has been a lot of changes in visa and immgiration laws. However, they are still unclear. As far as we know, the information below are still accurate. The major change that we can confirm at the moment is: you cannot apply for a work permit if your current visa is …

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