My husband Tim and I live in a quiet neighbourhood. We rent a modern, two-bedroom, fully -furnished, air-conditioned apartment and our rent of $900 a month includes Pay TV, WiFi, the use of a gym and also covers the cost of a cleaner two days a week...
Da Nang, central Vietnam’s biggest city, lies on the coast of the Eastern Sea. A river runs through the centre, necessitating a number of bridges that connect the city to the white sand beaches. One of them, shaped like a dragon and illuminated by thousands of lights, changes colour at night and blows fire from its "mouth" in a spectacular weekly display...
Wherever you are in Vietnam, you’ll find that the cost of living is very low. Even in the most expensive cities—Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi—two people can live well for less than $2,000 per month. If you’re hoping to find an even lower cost of living than that, my advice is to head for the beaches...
When you move to Vietnam, you’ll likely find that the people are delightful, the standard of living is high, the cost of living is low and there aren’t enough hours in the day to explore Vietnam’s many wonders. Below are a few tips to help you get started on your Vietnamese adventure...