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Vibrant and dynamic in terms of culture and trade, Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon, is Vietnam's economic and industrial heart. Endowed with a dizzying architecture and amazingly vigorous, it can seem quite surprising for expatriates looking forward to settle there.

Ho Chi Minh City is full of opportunities for foreign professionals and students. It is also very conducive to investment.

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If you are traveling or moving to Vietnam, you are probably at the very least curious about the cuisine and wondering what to expect.

If you have moved to Vietnam with your young children, you might be looking for a safe and nurturing place to look after them whilst you are at work. Some expats prefer to look for a nanny, while others prefer to entrust their children to a nursery or kindergarten.

One of the primary steps during your immigration into Vietnam will be determining whether you are taking your belongings with you. Finding furnished accommodation is not difficult and might be preferable if you do not plan on staying indefinitely. Otherwise, you should consider hiring international moving professionals.

If you are planning to move to Vietnam and you intend to bring a pet, there are a number of formalities that have to be completed prior to your departure as well as on your arrival in Vietnam. Key areas to focus on are your pets medical records and your passport.

Before traveling to Vietnam, you should inquire about customs regulations in the country. Some items may be prohibited whilst others are permitted but are required to be declared on arrival.

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3 years ago

Food & drink, places to see and be, snapshots, Saigon sounds, articles, and other stranger stories. allthingshcmc.com

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The All of Saigon

3 years ago

Im an ex-pat living and working in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam. This is not a blog about my hopes and aspirations; this is not a dream journal. You wont find recommendations for restaurants, attractions, bars or accommodation; this is not a travel blog. I live very ordinary life in an astonishing city. Every day I encounter something or someone that stops me in my tracks and I feel compelled to write about it, and try to understand it. This is the very definition of an impossible task; to capture the strange, the beautiful and the unique facets of Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Sai Gon). Everything that I write is entirely my own opinion, which might be misinformed, misguided or just plain wrong, but is my particular take on my adoptive city. In my hubris Im going to try to explain the baffling and define the unfathomable.

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40 Years ago I started my adventure out of Vietnam ...

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