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  • Build up valuable contacts with like-minded Hanoi expats
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Welcome to the InterNations Expat Community Here in Hanoi!

Hoan nghênh, and welcome to your InterNations Hanoi Community. Here you'll find insider tips, advice and guides specifically created for expats in Hanoi, Vietnam, and around the world. InterNations is a social network designed to help you overcome any barriers you might encounter during relocation and put you in touch with like-minded expatriates who have already settled in Hanoi. Use InterNations to learn about the city before your move and then build up your social circles in Vietnam's capital after you have arrived.

You'll find answers to your questions such as "how do I obtain a work permit?", "how much rent should I expect to pay?" and "where can I attend language classes?". Especially in our valuable social forum, you can find members who are always happy to answer your questions and solve dilemmas, such as recommending a realtor and finding an English language cinema.

Relocation can be difficult and the culture in Vietnam is certainly unique, but with your InterNations account you are part of a safe and secure community to ensure your move is as seamless as possible.

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Our Services for Hanoi Expatriates

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Hanoi Expatriates Network

Join our high-quality network of Hanoi expats to connect with expatriates living abroad in Hanoi like you.

Hanoi Guide for Expats

Hanoi Expat Guide

Expat Forum Hanoi

Get trustworthy and authentic advice from fellow members about all aspects of expat life in Hanoi.

Hanoi Expat Forum

Hanoi Events for Expatriates

Attend our monthly events and activities for Hanoi expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Hanoi Expat Events

Finding Your Place in the City Between Rivers

With a history dating back 1,500 years, Hanoi is packed with ritual, color and tradition to leave a lasting impression. Visually striking, Hanoi is known for its mountains, lakes, rivers and bright culture. As you settle in to Vietnamese life, you'll be able to enjoy festivals such as the Dong Nhan Temple Festival, with its magical water procession, and Le Mat Festival, where snake dances and mock battles entertain locals and tourists alike. The cuisine of Hanoi is characterized by rice and noodle dishes, meat and seafood and even insect inspired menus. You'll also find international cuisine catered for with American style burgers, Italian dishes and Indian food.

Vietnamese workers in Hanoi are largely employed in service, manufacturing and agricultural industries, but expats will most likely head towards IT industries, construction and tourism or managerial positions. There is also a growing demand for English language teaching, which provides an interesting path into the job market.

Attend an InterNations Event in Hanoi and Start Making Friends!

InterNations doesn't just provide you with an invaluable library of resources, we also want you to find friends and a social networks in your new life abroad. We organize regular events and get-togethers in Hanoi, and provide access to groups where you can meet expats who share your interests in outdoor adventures, arts and culture, dining out and more. What is more, since membership is by approval only, you can attend these events or pose your question to our members knowing that you are part of a private, safe and secure community, so get involved and start your new life in Hanoi today by joining InterNations!

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