ElleA92 ElleA92 posted January 10th, 2017 at 10:18 pm to Help!. Viewed 774 times. Not yet answered.

Hello all! Does anyone know anything about Victoria Education and Training JSC ? I will be moving to Vietnam to teach and am considering working with them. They seem absolutely lovely, very helpful and all of that but I cannot seem to find any information about them! I've found the website but it does not have a translation function (or perhaps I just missed it!). Has anybody had any experiences with this company or know of anyone who has? Or can anyone direct me to a good reviews forum? I have tried Glassdoor and Dave's ESL Cafe (among others) to no avail. Any advice that you can think of for a newbie to the 'Foreign Teacher' game would be amazing! I'd love to know about: - Any experiences with the Visa/permit process - Any recommendations in terms of employers/schools to...

Bazza139 Bazza139 posted January 9th, 2017 at 4:46 am to Help!. Viewed 617 times. Not yet answered.

How can I delete a photo from an ad just posted and add others?

chook chook posted December 12th, 2016 at 6:38 am to Help!. Viewed 833 times. Answered once.

Hi All Was wondering if anyone could help with some information regarding vaccinations for babies in Vietnam. My daughter had her first lot of Vaccines in Australia and is due for her second vaccines soon but not sure where is best to go. Have enquired to Vinmec and Hanoi Family Medical Practice but the prices are very different and was wondering why this is and if anyone has experience with this. Thanks in advance

Artiom Artiom posted December 24th, 2016 at 5:19 am to Help!. Viewed 632 times. Not yet answered.

Hello, everyone! Who knows is there any places in Hanoi where I can come and make barbecue by myself? So it won't cause any arguing around. Thanks a lot!

dinarponto dinarponto posted December 5th, 2016 at 3:12 pm to Help!. Viewed 1086 times. Answered once.

Hello, I moved to Hanoi one month ago and I'm in desperate need of a western hair salon. I have dark hair naturally but bleach it out completely. Does anyone suggest a good salon that will not ruin my hair? There must be a lot of expats who colour their hair blonde. Thanks

Ewelina Ewelina posted November 28th, 2016 at 12:38 pm to Help!. Viewed 1074 times. Answered 4 times.

Hi Everyone:) Does anyone know whether there are some companies in Hanoi offering help in getting rid of rats/mice? I have a horrendous rat/mice problem on the roof since I live on the last floor. Every night I am woken up by horrible sounds made by these creatures. There must be a nest. My landlord refuses to solve this problem. I would like to believe that it can be handled in some ways. I would be grateful for some advice:)

Scarycrab Scarycrab posted November 24th, 2016 at 12:22 pm to Help!. Viewed 887 times. Answered once.

I would love to hear some feedback on preschools (for children 2 & 4) in Hanoi. I'm especially interested in Montessori (or Reggio). Thank you!

Happyday Happyday posted October 2nd, 2016 at 2:42 am to Help!. Viewed 1082 times. Answered twice.

Hi all, We are moving to Hanoi and are so excited!!! We have 2 kids: girl of 4 years old and boy of 7. We are wondering what are the options for International schools in Hanoi? I heard of UNIS but there school fee is quite over our budget, hmm... Our budget is about $10,000-$15,000/ year and we need to choose the one that offers teaching in English ( our kids can't really speak Vietnamese that fluent, yet ;)) Any other suggestions are VERY MUCH appreciated; especially from parents!! Also looking for Hanoi parenting groups where we can exchange ideas, tips... of parenting ;))) in Hanoi, play dates, where to go for family holiday, etc... ? Do such groups exist? Thanks loads and hope to hear from you soon!!

cmaebutler cmaebutler posted October 13th, 2016 at 7:02 am to Help!. Viewed 1265 times. Answered twice.

Anyone know of a reliable dog breeder or where I can buy a puppy in Hanoi ? Not looking for any particular dog breed as of yet. Thank you!

Danthetaydevil (elite user) Danthetaydevil posted July 7th, 2009 at 7:07 pm to Help!. Viewed 5217 times. Answered 33 times.

I'm looking for a dietitian in Hanoi, IE someone to help prepare a healthy meal plan to assist in weight loss, its easy in western countries with so much low GI low Fat foods to find healthy food to eat, but here I struggle, so someone with a knowledge of whats available locally and whats suitable for this city would be fantastic. Also someone with knowledge of certain foods for certain body types, IE some people are carbohydrate intolerant etc... any help/suggestions appreciated...

clk88 clk88 posted September 25th, 2016 at 7:52 am to Help!. Viewed 1010 times. Not yet answered.

Anyone know where I can repair my Samsung Galaxy S6 LCD for a reasonable price? Preferably near Tay Ho/Old Quarter, Hanoi.

Mmmhanoi Mmmhanoi posted September 20th, 2016 at 9:05 am to Help!. Viewed 845 times. Not yet answered.

Can anybody recommend some gyms for Kick-Boxing beginners? I live in Bach Khoa area but have only found one on Haong Ngan

Proview35 Proview35 posted November 26th, 2014 at 12:56 am to Help!. Viewed 4838 times. Answered 13 times.

Hi All, which is the best water filters? I see kangaroo brand everywhere here, but their products are made in vietnam. Which filters are the best in your opinion?

JonoRig JonoRig posted August 21st, 2016 at 2:55 pm to Help!. Viewed 3278 times. Answered 6 times.

Hi all, I've been in a relationship with a Vietnamese girl for over 2 years, and now we are engaged. I've been trying to look into how to organise a wedding in around 2018, but she is just as clueless as I am. I still live in the UK, and my fiancée is I'm the process of moving to USA, however she really wants to get married in Vietnam. I've been looking it up a little, and it seems like a real nightmare for a foreigner to marry a girl of Vietnamese origin in Vietnam. However most of these posts I've seen are two years or older. I was hoping someone could give me a detailed account (or link me somewhere that does a comprehensive description) of how to go about arranging this with my partner, and any of the more negative sides of attempting this. I was really hoping th...

lykieu lykieu posted August 16th, 2016 at 2:46 pm to Help!. Viewed 1036 times. Not yet answered.

Hi everyone, Could you please help me, I want to work as a part-time or a freelancer accountant for all kind of company in Vietnam with cheap price. I have a strong background and wide experience about accounting, tax, finance but I can not find any website that people use to find part-time or freelancer accountant, could you please introduce me some website that you may know? thanks a lot. Ly

mikefitz mikefitz posted August 11th, 2016 at 8:36 pm to Help!. Viewed 1762 times. Answered twice.

Hey, I am hoping to come to Vietnam (Hanoi) in January to teach English. I have a Bsc, TEFL. My question is about reputable companies. I think I want to have a job lined up before I arrive and have seen lots on the job boards here. Which companies are reputable? What has your experience been with them? I've seen ILA, SET, and a few others too. Many thanks

hishey hishey posted August 9th, 2016 at 9:19 am to Help!. Viewed 1152 times. Answered 8 times.

Hey, can anyone tell me about the availability of teaching jobs in Vietnam any city, or is it quite difficult to get one on arriving there,or is there any ways that i can apply in advance???? please suggest.

Vinamilk50 Vinamilk50 posted August 8th, 2016 at 11:14 pm to Help!. Viewed 952 times. Not yet answered.

Where to find sand for sandbags in Hanoi?

johnspud johnspud posted July 21st, 2016 at 4:30 pm to Help!. Viewed 2930 times. Answered twice.

From what I read on Tnhvietnam, it's not easy to open a new bank account in Hanoi if the individual is not a permanent resident and not employed here. I will be an unemployed, retired expat, but with a steady income of moderate means from the USA. I just communicated with a friend in HCMC, and he is of similar status (unemployed, unmarried, non-citizen,non-permanent resident) and tells me he had no trouble at all opening personal bank accounts in Saigon with both ANZ and HSBC. Can it be that different in HCMC, he said it is that different!

Cyrus Cyrus posted June 27th, 2011 at 12:23 am to Help!. Viewed 29252 times. Answered 63 times.

I'm a retired person living in VN for 5 years. Over the years I wired a lot of my money to VN which I converted to VND. Now I am wondering if I will be able to change it to USD or another currency and transfer it to another country if and when I decide to leave VN. Yesterday a banker at a VN bank told me that if I can prove the source of the money, I can convert it back to USD but she said that the rules are very strict about how you can prove the source of the money. I have records of the wires from the US, but after I wired the money here I moved it around a lot to different accounts in the same bank, some short term, some long term, some for investment and some for living expenses. I also moved it around a lot to different banks in VN. The bank woman said that to be able to pro...

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