Hanoi - Post Report Question and Answers

If you move here, you can leave behind your:

Ideas of order and what is right and wrong. Anything goes here, except when the government brings the hammer down. That said people are friendly and things remain mostly lawful. - Aug 2021

Thoughts of ever seeing blue sky more than ten days per year. - Dec 2019

Winter clothes. - Jul 2019

Need for peace, quiet, and personal space. Preconceived notions about Vietnam as our "enemy" from the Vietnam War. - Dec 2017

Love of the outdoors, green space, clean air, quiet, long dog walks and freedom of driving where ever you want to. - May 2016

Really big car, sense of personal space, expectations that it's a quiet city. - Mar 2015

Expectation of privacy. Expectation of gallantry if you are a woman. Dream of aquiet beach under the sun. - Dec 2011

need for traffic rules, sidewalks and quiet. - Aug 2011

Car, valuables, and fancy clothes. - May 2010

Scuba diving and camping gear, unfortunately. Booze. - Feb 2009

Winter clothes, nice cars, anything you do not want lost or broken.110 V appliances since the power is 220 V. - Sep 2008

Ideas that the war is still going on. Snow ski's. Car, unless like me, you just don't want to get rid of it. - May 2008

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