melbimby melbimby posted April 13th, 2007 at 11:44 pm to Help!. Viewed 176 times. Answered once.

We have heard a rumour that upon leaving Vietnam you can get your tax back from working as an ESL teacher. I've been looking on the internet but everything sounds a bit vague. We've been paying 10% tax while we have been working as non-contracted casual teachers, for approximately 20 hours a week. Is there a specific length of time that you need to work to be entitled to this? ie. 6 months? Is there anywhere you can get official inormation and should my school know about it when I put it to them?

dorisle dorisle posted April 8th, 2007 at 5:50 pm to Help!. Viewed 194 times. Answered 4 times.

bonjour to all from paris! any advice on finding a job in hanoi, am 100% bilingual english/french, french university degree? was in hanoi for a short stay end of last year and loved it. thanks in advance for any info on the employment topic.

Spoon Spoon posted April 5th, 2007 at 2:57 pm to Help!. Viewed 213 times. Answered 3 times.

Can anyone recommend a good place to book a round the world plane ticket starting in Hanoi?

scott_fitzg scott_fitzg posted April 8th, 2007 at 3:30 pm to Shopping. Viewed 580 times. Answered 3 times.

Hi, I have been sent on a mission by a friend back home to buy him a REAL cigarette lighter as used by the american GI's during the war. Can anyone tell me if such a beast exists and if so where I might be able to purchase it at a reasonable price. Also can anyone tell me how I would recognise it as the genuine article ? Any information would be appreciated. Thanks! Scott

Hieu Hieu posted March 27th, 2007 at 2:44 pm to Shopping. Viewed 161 times. Answered twice.

I am leaving Hanoi soon and am cleaning out my closet. Anyone know where I can donate clothes and other household items to a local organization?

travelgoddess (elite user) travelgoddess posted March 4th, 2007 at 3:21 pm to Culture. Viewed 168 times. Answered 4 times.

Does anyone know a decent dentist in Hanoi. Would like to get a regular cleaning and check up rather soon. Thanks in advance, Steph

travelgoddess (elite user) travelgoddess posted March 17th, 2007 at 6:20 pm to Culture. Viewed 230 times. Answered twice.

Does anyone know where I can get my ears waxed in Hanoi? (as weird as that may sound, I heard (haha) that its great!)

de2facon (elite user) de2facon posted February 19th, 2007 at 6:20 am to Culture. Viewed 257 times. Answered twice.

Has anyone visited the Ecole Francaise d'Extreme Oriens (EFEO)library at 54 Ngo Ha Hoi? I'm interested in stopping by on a return visit to Ha Noi later this year and will be grateful for any information or comments. There is a short article about the EFEO on Vietnam Pathfinder website. Thanks in advance.

erichdewald erichdewald posted February 19th, 2007 at 2:57 pm to Shopping. Viewed 207 times. Answered once.

Anyone know good places to buy ethnic minority textiles/fabrics in Hanoi, especially places that might have fair trade/sustainable development fabrics and textiles? Cheers

vickyah vickyah posted December 28th, 2006 at 5:39 pm to Shopping. Viewed 209 times. Answered 4 times.

hi - does anyone know a good physio or personal sports trainer? I dislocated my knee before I came out to live here and I need to build up it's strengh again before I tackle any trekking or hashes. Vicky

ErinLee ErinLee posted November 30th, 2006 at 4:54 pm to Shopping. Viewed 157 times. Answered twice.

Just moved to Hanoi and I'm looking to buy a Chinese style bike, either new or used. Any recommendations on good places to buy one? And how much should I expect to pay? Thanks so much. I'm a bit clueless about all of this.

travelgoddess (elite user) travelgoddess posted October 25th, 2006 at 11:03 pm to Culture. Viewed 293 times. Answered 4 times.

Non-stick women's clothes Will be in Hanoi for 1-3 months and would prefer to buy clothes once I am there and slightly more settled than bring oodles of stuff with me. BUT, my one experience living in Asia was Taiwan a few years back and I had a very hard time finding clothes that fit. I am not terribly picky, would even settle for Gap or Old Navyish solid color casual clothes if need be. Wondering what the experiences of the other western women in Hanoi is re this matter. Thanks in advance, D

granteralus (elite user) granteralus posted September 12th, 2006 at 7:54 pm to Culture. Viewed 270 times. Answered 3 times.

What jobs can be obtained by foreigners in Vietnam, other than teaching English? While spending a year in Hanoi, almost everyone I met was a teacher, aside from a few NGO workers and the occasional engineer. I'm curious to see what other oportunities there are, so please share your experiences...

philippe philippe posted May 25th, 2006 at 8:54 pm to Culture. Viewed 1266 times. Answered 8 times.

I've just arrived in Hanoi, and I'm finding some of the information in this forum very useful. Can I ask you guys - what are they smoking in those big bamboo pipes? I see them all over the place.

dutch dutch posted May 22nd, 2006 at 11:40 pm to Shopping. Viewed 184 times. Answered 4 times.

Which phone card is the best to get?

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