I returned to Hanoi the exact day they closed the border. I flew back to Singapore. My Vietnamese visa cards are not working in the ATMs. (my fault sincee I have never used them in ATMs before). I can pay for large purchases with them but I need cash for daily items. Both banks do not have a representative in Singapore. Any idea how I can get cash ?
Hi I would like to ship my bicycle from Hanoi, Vietnam to Dublin, Ireland, Does anyone know the best service to use? or has anyone experienced a similar issue and can provide any advice or input? I seem to have difficulty when it comes to exportings goods from Vietnam to Ireland.
Hi All, I know this question has been asked a million times before. So I apologize in advance even though I have done my research to other questions. I was wanting to know if their was an easier way to send money back to my home country from Vietnam. In the past, I have had a difficult time with Western Union and MoneyGram as they allow money to be brought in. Unfortunately, these companies will not let money to be taken out of the country. Any suggestions?
What are Vietnamese laws on prescription drugs like adderall or ritalin? Is it available, how does one go about getting a prescription. I have been off mine for a little but need a refill for some days i need the extra focus. Do the street pharmacies carry anything that would be an equivalent? Thanks
Hi Everyone Some questions about Squash, the game, not the food. a) Are the squash courts at the Hanoi Club the only ones in town? b) If they are can you pay a day rate and play, as $3000 a year is too steep for my pockets? c) If there are others, where are they and can you pay daily or do you to have to join? d) If any one is a member of the Hanoi Club and would like to play - please get in touch! Average ability. e) I am also a qualified teacher and coach, so if you would like some tuition also get in touch we can work out payment details later. Many Thanks Mike McDonald
Hi there, Was wondering if anyone could help ? My husband has signed us up to a house that really isn't appropriate as stairs etc are a safety issue for my small children, I know I can baby proof the stairs but everything but a small lounge room is upstairs which means we don't actually utilize any other part of the house as that would involve lugging 2 kids up 4 flights of stairs go use the rooftop terrace as well as drinks food etc that we would need when up there. He Has signed us up for a 12 month lease and want to know the likelihood of getting out of this. Also the contract states that by September (been here sin July) we have to cough up the entire 12 months rent in advance (in 3 month blocks of payment since July) is this normal ? It's an awful lot of money to pay upfron...
Hi I’m looking for a place with one year contract preferably walking distance to this address. Please contact me if you have any or may know someone.Alley 689 Lạc Long Quân, phường Phú Thượng, quận Tây Hồ, Hà Nội.
Hi, I'm heading back up to Hanoi in the next couple of days. I'm thinking of buying a bike and heading up to Sapa. I was just wondering if anybody knows of anywhere I can keep some of my luggage, that's safe and secure ?? Thank you. Paul
Needing A2 motorcycle license, I have a Vietnamese license in the old format, not the new 12 digit format. Can this be changed to the new formate or will I need to do the exam again? Let me know if you there is a service to do this or help retaking the motorcycle exam. Thanks
Hi, I need to get a South African Police Clearance here in Hanoi. Could someone please explain the process. Do I need my residency card first? or does that not matter. I am so confused and my company, unfortunately, isn't giving me enough information I need this done for my work permit. I have only a 3-month business visa so I need it to be a quick procedure.
Any solutions to hair loss? I read the previous messages about hair loss. But is there a solution? I've been here for two months and I've lost almost half of my hair. I take hair loss pills. Hair loss shampoo & conditioner. I'm definitely not stressed. I keep a hat on when it's sunny. I'm relatively healthy. But my hair keeps falling out, EVERYWHERE. Thanks
Hello, my wife and I travel on motorbike in Vietnam. We would like to send one of our backpack to Hanoi and store it somewhere to make our trip for two months. indeed we are too busy with two backpack. do you know the steps to follow? thank you
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