Category: Resources

  • Big-C Cinema

    Big-C Cinema

    There is a decent cinema at Big C. This is also a very large apartment complex.

  • MegaMarket


    Danang has a warehouse type of retail store. It’s a kind of OfficeDepot in Danang. A shop where you can find everything needed in a business, like envelops, staples, pens, printers, ink, paper and general office supplies.

  • Lotte Mart

    Lotte Mart

    Not to be outdone, Lotte Mart, is also a large company, and also has a membership club. Lotte Mart is owned by Koreans and is on the south side of town. There are many other locations, but in Danang there is only the one location. Still, the rewards are the same, 1% of all your […]

  • VinCom Cinema

    VinCom Cinema

    The Cinema at VinCom Mall is the CGV Cinema, behind the escalators, on the top floor. It looks like there will be restrooms nearby but they are actually at the other end of the floor. Unlike the films, the website and app are not always in English. However, you can usually find what movies (“phims”) […]

  • Translation


    There are several translation apps that are in common use between English and Vietnamese. Many of the Vietnamese use dictionary apps or apps that help with pronunciation. What I find most useful is the Google Translate App. Tips to Make it Faster There are a couple of tips to make this work faster. You can […]

  • Lazada replaces Amazon

    Lazada replaces Amazon

    After moving to Vietnam, I discovered too late that Amazon dot com doesn’t deliver to Vietnam. In fact, Vietnam is not even on the list of countries. If you are really set on using Amazon, there are a couple of options available. The first option for using Amazon in Vietnam, is to have a contact […]

  • PayPal


    I have a PayPal debit card attached to my bank account. I use it as much as I can. Here is why. I can use this card as a credit card. There is no fee for to get this card (PayPal actually deposits money into your bank account to validate your account) and there is […]

  • MoMo


    I use the Mobile Money app MoMo to pay utilities. It can also be used to send money to people and pay other bills based on their mobile phone number. You can add money or remove money at any FPT phone center. Momo originally was started by MobiPhone, hence the name. They have gained wide […]

  • Hana Laundry

    Hana Laundry

    There is a good hand washing laundry in Danang that will pickup and deliver to the An Trong area. They have washers and dryers. This is handy during the rainy season! Hana Laundry is a small but busy shop in An Truong. They speak English and are happy to serve you. They are quick and […]

  • Don’t Drink the (Bottled) Water

    Don’t Drink the (Bottled) Water

    But I heard that the tap water isn’t safe to drink. True. Just like many places in the world, most people in Vietnam don’t drink the tap water. They do this for the same reasons other people don’t drink the tap water – it’s no longer safe. Purified water is better for your health. Purified […]