I’m a student from the EU traveling in Southeast Asia. I am going to spend a few months in Vietnam and will be driving amotorbike throughout my trip. Do you have any advice in case I have a road […]
I’ve highlighted 10 easy financial planning principles to guide expats to their financial goals.
Don’t downgrade your lifestyle when you retire. Aim to earn at least as much as you do now, adjusted for inflation
We often find that folks are willing to compromise with future earnings and […]
Installing Blinds and Shades: How to Measure Properly
So, you’re decided on a style of window treatments for your home. Now it’s time to order them! The first step before doing so is to properly measure the area they are going […]
I’m from Spain and have been working over the past years here with the purpose of starting a hostel close to Pho Nha Ke Bang natural reserve. What company structure would best suit this business and what steps should I take to […]
Dealing with a deceased spouse’s bank account
As an expat here what happens if I die suddenly and my Vietnamese wife’s name is not on my Vietnamese bank account? What will she need to do to access my account?
This is an excellent […]
Tackling the issue of dual citizenship for foreigners.
I’m an Australian citizen and would like to become a Vietnamese citizen because I’ll be marrying a Vietnamese woman and have decided to settle down here permanently. Can I apply for Vietnamese […]
Everything you wanted to know about Bitcoin but were afraid to ask
Are Bitcoins and cryptocurrencies suitable for my retirement portfolio?
This is quite a loaded question, and the answer could be wildly subjective and would depend largely on how much you know about the asset class […]
Starting a new business will always involve obtaining a set of special permits and licenses. These will allow you to perform the general business activity and any other particular and regulated activities, in compliance with the rules and regulations set […]
Alternative options available in Vietnam for couples who want to be parents
My boyfriend and I are over 30 now, and we think it is time to start a family. Unfortunately, we are not able to have our own babies therefore […]
Matching the many different types of visas with the right person
Dear Antoine, I’m looking to open a business in Vietnam in the next few months and wanted to discuss some of the ambiguous Vietnamese visa laws. Although the visa situation […]