Hi I have just arrived in Hanoi with 7 month old twins, really need help in finding accommodation and a nanny. But my highest priority right now is finding baby formula and cots. Tom the 'roller' is currently sleeping on the floor. Have tried the Citimart under Hanoi Towers for formula, but they didn't have Heinz Formula and also tried Vincom towers for the cots but they also didn't have any. If anyone knows a nanny in need of work could you please recommend this post to them. Thanks
I have an xsat satellite tv box and it's gotten unprogrammed. Is there anyone out there with the same box who could tell me the four different symbol rates necessary to get all the channels available in Vietnam from the Palapa Satellite? On my box this information is in menu->add channels
A while ago, I found out that a local book distributor called FAHASA has the sole distributorship of the latest Harry Potter, but I'm not aware of any book store in town named FAHASA. Perhaps some bookstore here will get their stock from them? Anyone of you know any specific bookshop which I can get a copy of the it? Thanks alot !!!
Ever wondered what you should do when you see bear, pangolin, or other protected animals on the menu? Email (email@example.com) Education for Nature Vietnam Wildlife Crimes Monitoring Unit No.2/C5 Tap the Dai hoc Ngoai Thuong, pho Chua Lang, Ha Noi. Tel: 04-775 5790 Fax: 04-775 3685 Website: www.envietnam.org Thanks to "loominpapa's" tip/review on "Ocean Harbor", I was able to inform the hotline about the illegal trade of endangered animals.
I need to find a job that pays well. I am from Chicago, and I am looking for something that does not require a minimum of a bachelor's degree! I will be moving out there in about a month, month in a half something like that. Teaching English would be nice, and I guess that there are online certification courses which are a breeze! So let me know what you guys think, and this includes anything in the realm of tourism too, I would really like that as well. Take Care! Hope to see you all very soon! Jess
We used to order beer from a distributor over on Lo Duc. However, they no longer carry Tiger -- can anyone recommend a distributor that carries the big bottles of Tiger? Preferably a place that delivers. I haven't had any luck finding any as of yet. Thanks!
I'm moving to Hanoi in September. I've been checking out vaccination advice but have a pile of conflicting professional info. I'm current for thyphoid, tetanus and hep A. I'm naturally immune to hep B. My original vaccine doctor said that's a good sign and to err on the side of fewer vaccines rather than more. i'm considering a TB shot. I would really appreciate some advice as to what the practical reality of living in Vietnam requires in terms of vaccinations. Many thanks.
Hello, I've seen a few of these( http://www.bikez.com/motorcycles/sachs_madass_125_2007.php ) around Hanoi, and it was love at first sight, just something about it really pulled me in, anyway I was was wondering if anyone had an idea about where to find one?
Does anyone know about a place where I can rent cheap (that will be a small apartment) local style a bit outside the city, where they don't charge foreigners way too much? (And I really mean cheap, which also means low standard)
Hi, Can anyone tell me of a shop that sells Dai Viet Bia Den (black beer). Preferably bottles but I think it's available in cans as well. It's probably been staring me in the face but I can't seem to find it. thanks
Hi All, Just arrived in Hanoi and I'm thinking of buying a copy watch from one of the Watch shops in the old quarter. Can anyone fill me in on the going price for these? Or any other info would be good. A Rado was priced at 50$US How much do you think I might be able to knock it down in price? Many Thanks
Has anyone been to the Khuc Hao Gym on Le Hong Phong (1B)? I drove by there today -- it looked like there may be two parts to it: 1) a gym w/a weight room which had a sign above that it was for the handicapped national team; and 2) an area that I wasn't sure was connected (but had the same address) that had tennis courts and... that's all I could see. Anyhow, wondering if anyone has used the gym here -- if so, what's it like? I really want to find something reasonable that has weights and aerobic equipment. I used to work out at Olympia on Tran Hung Dao, but I don't live over there any longer (and the equipment all started breaking), so I'm looking for something new. Any help would be appreciated -- thanks!
Hello fellow english teachers! I have been contacted by a friend of a friend who wants me to strart giving him and his colleagues (8 adults total) after work twice a week English lessons (1h30 per class). I have six months of teaching English experience in Saigon but I was a volunteer so I don't really know the going price especially for a group class. Can someone please give me an idea? Thanks in advance!
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