About Vietnam

Vietnam is located at the eastern edge of the Indochinese Peninsula. The population of people in Vietnam is 89.71 million and the capital is Hanoi, known for its architecture and a rich culture with Southeast Asian, Chinese and French impact.

Vietnam’s four largest cities are Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Da Nang, and Haiphong. The unit of currency in Vietnam that is used in daily life is Dong. Vietnam’s four largest cities are Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Da Nang, and Haiphong.

Cost of living in Vietnam

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If you live outside of Vietnam’s two largest cities, in places like Hoi An, Nha Trang, and Vung Tau, prices will be much less. In any of these destinations, a budget of around $800 to $1,100 per month will provide a lovely house or apartment, all utilities, housekeeping, groceries, dining out every day if you choose to, and even an occasional massage.

In all of these towns, you can find a place to live that is just a short walk from the beach, or even a home with an ocean view. If you can manage a budget of $3,500 to $4,500 per month, you can rent a modern villa with a private pool and live like royalty while eating and drinking at the best restaurants in town.

Average Expenses per month 
ExpenseCost $USD
Food (mix of local & international)$300


Vietnamese cuisine is incredibly diverse, and is frequently categorized into three categories, each of which corresponds to one of Vietnam’s three primary regions (North, Central and South). It is mostly made with rice, soy sauce, and fish sauce, and utilizes very little oil and a lot of vegetables. Sweet (sugar), fiery (serrano pepper), sour (lime), nuoc mam (fish sauce), and a variety of mint and basil flavors distinguish it. Noodles and noodle soups are very plentiful in Vietnam. Different locations invented many types of noodles, which differed in shape, taste, color, and other characteristics. Ph

(pronounced “fuh”), a type of noodle soup that originated in North Vietnam, is one of the country’s most famous types of noodles.

Religion & Philosophy

Aside from folk religion, Vietnam’s religion has traditionally been a blend of Buddhism,

Confucianism, and Taoism, referred to as the Tam Giáo in Vietnamese (“the three religions”). In modern Vietnam, Catholicism is also followed.

Among the older generation of Vietnamese, ancestor worship and filial piety are popular practices. Regardless of their religious affiliation, the majority of Vietnamese people practice ancestor worship.

Visiting Vietnam is an excellent option for people looking for a new experience. From sunny beaches to delicious cuisine and vibrant cultural attractions, Vietnam proves to be a rewarding destination.

Written by: Rtr. Yehan Bandara

Edited by: Abinaya Sritharan


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