Monthly archives: November 2015


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NOVEMBER 2015: OVERVIEW: My costs start at the Airport, Da Nang and include: A taxi from the Airport to my Hotel on My Khe Beach 4 nights in a nice room in a nice Hostel Mobile Data / Communications A 1-Day Scooter Hire (with petrol) A big partying night out A local bus from Da Nang to Hoi An CROSS REFERENCES: For more detail, read about Da Nang – Information. Click here to read about Retirement Locations in this country. Click here for detailed Travel Information and more Travel Budgets in this country. Read About – GRANDPAcking Costs if you don’t know how to interpret my figures. SPREADSHEET SUMMARY: MY ACTUAL 1 PERSON […]

Da Nang – Vietnam – GRANDPAcking Costs



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NOVEMBER 2015: Click here to read our Vietnam Retirement Reviews. Read about Vietnam Visa. OVERVIEW: Đà Nẵng is one of the major port cities in Vietnam (in addition to Ho Chi Minh City and Haiphong) and the biggest city on the South Central Coast of Vietnam; the city is situated on the coast of the Eastern Sea, at the opening end of the Hàn River. Đà Nẵng is the commercial and educational center of Central Vietnam, with a well-sheltered, easily accessible port; its location on the path of National Route 1A and the North–South Railway makes it a hub for transportation. It is located […]

Da Nang – Vietnam – Information



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NOVEMBER 2015: OVERVIEW: My costs start at the International Airport, Nha Trang and include: A minibus from the Airport to Nha Trang City (Cam Ranh) 4 nights in ‘backpacker’ accommodation (below GRANDPAcker Standard) Mobile Data / Communications A 1-Day / 3 Dive SCUBA Dive Trip A taxi from my Hotel back to Nha Trang international Airport The flight from Nha Trang to Da Nang CROSS REFERENCES: For more detail, read about Nha Trang – Information and the SCUBA Dive Trip. Click here to read about Retirement Locations in this country. Click here for detailed Travel Information and more Travel Budgets in this country. Read About – GRANDPAcking […]

Nha Trang – Vietnam – GRANDPAcking Costs



  NOVEMBER 2015:   Click here to read our Vietnam Retirement Reviews. Read about Vietnam Visa. OVERVIEW: Welcome to District 1, Saigon on a beach with lots of Russians. There are direct flights from Russia to Nha Trang which means that it is very much a Russian holiday destination. Nha Trang is westernised; there are a lot of western-style restaurants, coffee shops, bars and other services for foreigners. Thanks to the high density of foreigners, there are many citizens who speak English (and Russian). Hundreds of expats — Europeans, Australians, Asians, Canadians, and Americans — live in Nha Trang, either full- or part-time. This beach town on […]

Nha Trang – Vietnam – Information



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NOVEMBER 2015: Click here to read our Vietnam Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I had just arrived in Nha Trang that same evening. I had booked into my Guesthouse and had ‘hit the streets’ to find a local street cafe for dinner. I met an Englishman who was dining next to me. He worked for Rainbow Dive, one of the best Dive Shops in Nha Trang. He told me that they were going out the next day and that, because it was Friday, we got 3 dives instead of 2… with the last dive being a ‘Debris Dive’ where you collect debris from the sea floor. […]

Nha Trang – Vietnam – SCUBA Dive Trip



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NOVEMBER 2015: OVERVIEW: My costs start at the Ferry Terminal in Phu Quoc and include: A minibus from the Ferry to Duong Dong A shared taxi from Duong Dong to my Hotel 23 days / 22 nights in Phu Quoc 21 days Scooter Hire A 1 Day Fishing & Snorkelling Trip in the South A Sunset BBQ & Squid Fishing Trip The flight from Phu Quoc to Nha Trang CROSS REFERENCES: For more information, read my post on Phu Quoc, the 1 Day Snorkelling & Fishing Trip, and the Sunset BBQ & Squid Fishing Trip. Click here to read about Retirement Locations in this country. Click here for detailed Travel Information […]

Phu Quoc – Vietnam – GRANDPAcking Costs