5 reasons for living in Vietnam

Being a developing country in South East Asia, Vietnam is becoming a promising destination for many foreigners to come and stay thanks to many favorable living conditions. Here are top 5 reasons for living in Vietnam that most of foreign tourists agree. Indochina tours

  1. Weather

Due to being a tropical country, there are 2 common types of weather in Vietnam which varies from the North to the South. In the North of Vietnam, there are fully 4 seasons around a year with a hot summer and a cold winter. The temperature can be from 5 Celsius degree in the winter to 37 Celsius degree in the summer. Meanwhile, in the South, there are only 2 seasons which are dry and wet season. In the wet season, it heavily rains most of the time. All of these climates are not as extreme as those of other countries so foreigner coming to Vietnam can easily adopt to and gradually love it.

Cherry blossom, a symbol of spring in Northern Vietnam
Cherry blossom, a symbol of spring in Northern Vietnam – source: hiephoa.net
  1. People

Vietnamese people have long been well-known for being friendly, hospitable and easy-going. These features are shown in the way they communicate and behave as well as in their smiles and manners. You can easily observe Vietnamese people helping each other in daily life, which is one of the most beautiful traditions that Vietnamese people always try to maintain. Moreover, another typical behavior is that Vietnamese people are always showing a modest attitude toward compliments which made them more attractive in other people’s eyes. In short, Vietnamese people still keep their traditional lifestyle that is a national identity in foreign friends’ eyes. Tours in Vietnam

A Vietnamese smile
A Vietnamese smile – source: vietnamonline.com
  1. Cost of living

Because of being a developing country, cost of living in Vietnam is pretty low, from accommodation to transportation and types of tax and fee. There are many kind of accommodation you can choose like house, flat, hotel or motel. The prices of these services are very reasonable, for example, a 3 bedroom flat costs 300 dollars per month, a 5 floor house costs about 600 dollars per month on average. Also, transportation varies from the most popular: motorbike to taxi and bus. All of these means of transportation are very affordable and always available.

Motorbike is the most popular means of transportation in Vietnam
Motorbike is the most popular means of transportation in Vietnam – source: designclaud.com
  1. Food

Vietnamese street food are very famous to many foreigners thanks to many delicious dishes such as Bun Cha, Pho, banh xeo, banh cuon and thousands of others. Especially, being the second biggest coffee producer in the word, Vietnamese coffee is not simple a kind of drinks anymore; it has become a culture that you can see in every street corner. Vietnamese people enjoy coffee almost all the time; they can choose to have coffee alone, with sugar or with dense milk.

A cup of Vietnamese coffee
A cup of Vietnamese coffee – source: says.com

Moreover, fresh vegetable, fresh tropical fruit as well as fresh seafood are always available in all Vietnamese markets.

  1. Nature

Up to now, Vietnam has possessed 3 natural wonders of the world recognized by UNESCO which are Halong Bay, Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park and Trang An Landscape Complex. Besides these confirmed wonders, there are many other breath-taking sceneries that Mother Nature gave to Vietnam. From green terraced paddy fields in the North, sandy blue beaches in the Middle to the endless view of sunset from a boat on Mekong River in the South. All of these natural sceneries make Vietnam a really fascinating destination.

Sunset on Mekong River
Sunset on Mekong River – source: alchetron.com

Nice weather, hospitable local people, reasonable cost of living, fresh and delicious food and beautiful nature are five main things that every foreigner should not miss out when considering to come and live in Vietnam. Hopefully you will have unforgettable memories here.

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