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    The business contacts I made through InterNations, especially with other expats in Vietnam, proved to be invaluable.

InterNations – The Place for South Africans Living in Vietnam

Want to connect with the expat community of South Africans in Vietnam? Looking for South African compatriots to help you with your questions on expat life? Or are you looking for other South African expats to go on an excursion to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park with its phenomenal caves and grottoes with?

InterNations Vietnam offers everything you might need as an expat, no matter whether you already live in Vietnam or are still in South Africa planning your upcoming foreign assignment. InterNations is the leading platform among expatriates and global minds in all countries around the world. Needless to say, our community of South African expats in Vietnam is going very strong, with members having roots all across South Africa - from Durban, over Johannesburg to Cape Town.

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    From South Africa, living in Hanoi
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    From South Africa, living in Ho Chi Minh City
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    From South Africa, living in Ho Chi Minh City
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    From South Africa, living in Ho Chi Minh City
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    From South Africa, living in Ho Chi Minh City

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  • Cost of living
    8 replies
    Sep 5, 12:49 PM
    Community member

    Hi Marc, How much money it costs is the way you spend, don't feel discouraging by some of numbers. If Myco says so, she may live in a quite big villa with a fully-furnished and well-equiped like a …

  • What does Vietnam really need?
    5 replies
    Apr 3, 3:16 PM
    Community member

    we need a lot of things, guess everyone knows this. sometimes i also spend my time to think of what vn need to do. Just dont know where to start actually bcos we need so many things. personally i …

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Tips and Advice on Vietnam from Your Fellow South African Expats

Obviously, expat life in Vietnam goes well beyond shipping your belongings and taking care of red tape. Socializing with fellow South Africans is an important facet of living abroad and can be a huge stepping stone in getting to know the Vietnamese mentality and way of life. South Africans in Vietnam are a part of our community, calling cities such as Ho-Chi-Minh-City, Vinh, Hanoi, and many others home. You can use InterNations to look for fellow South Africans in Hanoi, for example.

Wondering where to shop for South African delicatessen, want to discuss your national team's latest match, or simply talk to someone in your native language? Become a member of the Vietnamese InterNations Community!

  • Our network is the best place to meet expats from South Africa.
  • On the Vietnam Expat Forums, you can get competent answers to all your expat-related questions: how to find a babysitter fluent in your mother tongue, where to get bobotie in Hanoi, etc.
  • The InterNations Places database for Vietnam has information on the nearest South African embassy and many other institutions.

From Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park with its phenomenal caves and grottoes to the Red River Delta, you can meet supportive and friendly South African expats in Vietnam on InterNations.

Meet and Mingle with Fellow South Africans in Vietnam

Additionally, InterNations hosts regular expat events and activities in Vietnam. Our get-togethers are sure to cater to your taste as well: as a member, you can partake in cozy gatherings to enjoy some Vietnamese bánh xè, join one of our huge expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Hanoi’s best locations, and much more. Want to discover Vietnam? Go on a weekend trip with your fellow expats to see Chợ Bến Thành Market in HCMC and other beautiful landmarks.

Our meet-ups and activities offer many wonderful opportunities to mingle with expatriates hailing from South Africa and dozens of other countries in a casual setting. Just sign up for your InterNations membership and you’ll soon hear a cordial Siya namkela nonke, welkom, isibingelelo from our South Africans living in Vietnam!