Ho Chi Minh City Living & Working

Moving to Saigon and don't know where to start? In this Beginners' Guide to Living and Working in Saigon, we'll go step-by-step through everything you need to know to embark on a new adventure in one the most happening cities in South East Asia.

Getting Started as a Fresh Expat (Fresh-pat) in Saigon

Getting Started as a Fresh Expat (Fresh-pat) in Saigon

Vietnam's busiest hub has become a hotspot for expats over the past decade. And who could blame them? It's a magnificent place to live.

"Welcome to My Crib" - Finding Accommodation

"Welcome to My Crib" - Finding Accommodation

Arguably one of the most stressful things about moving to a new country is finding the perfect home. But there's no stress here!

"Show Me the Money" - Finding a Job in Saigon

"Show Me the Money" - Finding a Job in Saigon

Unless you speak Vietnamese, the job pool for foreigners in Saigon is limited.

Money Matters - Getting A Bank Account

Money Matters - Getting A Bank Account

Once you've found a job, you'll need a bank account to hold all your hard-earned cash.

Born to Be Wild - Getting Around the Streets of Saigon

Born to Be Wild - Getting Around the Streets of Saigon

Public transport is available in Saigon but not the best option for efficient travel.

Fresh-pat: How To Get A Bike

Fresh-pat: How To Get A Bike

So, how to get a bike? You can buy or rent.

What to Do in Your Free Time - Soaking Up Saigonese Culture

What to Do in Your Free Time - Soaking Up Saigonese Culture

The best thing about living and working in Saigon is getting to experience daily Vietnamese life.

Cost Of Living In Ho Chi Minh City

Cost Of Living In Ho Chi Minh City

Costs of living in Ho Chi Minh City vary according districts and areas. The closer to the city center you live, the more you should expect to pay.

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