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2016: INTRODUCTION: I applied for my 6 month Tourist Visa at the Vietnam Embassy in Wellington, New Zealand. This Visa cost NZ$150 (US$100) and involved two 1.5 hour return trips to Wellington by car. In hindsight, it may have been better to secure my Visa using someone like Vietnam Visa. […]

Vietnam Visa



Long Term Hotel Options
DECEMBER 2015: Click here to read our Vietnam Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: In Hoi An, I was able to Get Around By Bicycle for 2 days investigating. I concluded that the only real area for GRANDPAckers to stay in was in the heart of or within walking distance of the heart of the Old Town. Some […]

Hoi An – Vietnam – Where To Stay



Long Beach Budget Hotel Options
NOVEMBER 2015: Click here to read our Vietnam Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: In Phu Quoc, I rented a scooter and went Around The Island for 2 days investigating. I concluded that the only real area for GRANDPAckers to stay in was in the 5km strip along Long Beach south of Duong Dong. It reminded me of […]

Phu Quoc – Vietnam – Where To Stay



Travel Information
JANUARY 2016: Click here to read our Vietnam Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I spent 8 nights in the Old Quarter, Hanoi and it was, now, time to leave Vietnam and move on to the Philippines. I needed to get to Terminal 2, Hanoi Airport (Noi Bai) for my regional Cebu Pacific flight to The Philippines. The ‘typical’ […]

Hanoi – Vietnam – To Puerto Princesa – Philippines



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JANUARY 2016: OVERVIEW: My costs start where I was dropped off in the Hanoi Old Quarter and include: 8 nights in a GRANDPAcking Standard hotel Food & Drink Mobile Data / Communications Visa cost apportionment Partying Transport to Hanoi Airport CROSS REFERENCES: For more detail, read about Hanoi – Vietnam – Information. Click here to […]

Hanoi – Vietnam – GRANDPAcking Costs



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JANUARY 2016: Read our Vietnam Retirement Reviews. Read about Hanoi – Vietnam – GRANDPAcking Costs. Read about Vietnam Visa. OVERVIEW: I had no intention of extending my stay in Halong. I decided to spend my final 8 nights in Hanoi before flying on to The Philippines. I stayed in the Old Quarter (where […]

Hanoi – Vietnam – Information



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JANUARY 2016: OVERVIEW: My costs start at the Halong ferry terminal and include: A walk from there to my hotel (free) 4 nights in a GRANDPAcking Standard hotel Food & Drink Mobile Data / Communications Visa cost apportionment Tourist Bus to Hanoi CROSS REFERENCES: For more detail, read about Halong – Vietnam – Information. Click […]

Halong – Vietnam – GRANDPAcking Costs



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JANUARY 2016: Click here to read our Vietnam Retirement Reviews. Click here for detailed Halong – Vietnam – GRANDPAcking Costs. Read about Vietnam Visa. OVERVIEW: I spent Christmas and New Year 2015 in Cat Ba Island and I went from there to Quan Lan Island so that I could see a bit more of Halong Bay. I decided […]

Halong – Vietnam – Information