In this Overseas Haven Report we introduce you to Hanoi, Vietnam.
The cultural and traditional capital city of Hanoi is thriving, growing, and maturing, defining its place in the global community. The frenetic pace of life; its teaming streets filled with unbridled energy, make Hanoi one of the most exciting and interesting cities in the world.
Hanoi is breathtakingly beautiful, graceful and gritty, it seems as if every neighborhood, every street corner, every peasant, every sidewalk vendor, each uniform-clad schoolchild and every narrow building begs for a photograph. Arising jubilantly from the ashes of war, Hanoi is quickly regaining its place in the world.
The post-war Socialist-Communist way of conducting business has gradually given way to a new economy. Now, for all intents and purposes embracing a free-market society.
Olango Island, Philippines | Overseas Havens Report
Our Overseas Haven Report details daily life on the island from finding a rental to shopping, the importance of good food, and the joys of living a back-to-basics lifestyle about moving to and living on a Philippine island.
Tagaytay sits atop a ridge that runs along the north side of beautiful Taal Lake and the Taal Volcano. Although it is only about an hour’s drive from the sprawling metropolis of Manila, there is nothing urban about Tagaytay. It’s a small mountain resort town surrounded by breath-taking scenery.
In a golden corner of Panama’s Azuero Peninsula sits the town of Pedasí. It’s a town with a village atmosphere—large enough to feel like you can live there, yet small enough to make you feel like an active stakeholder in a thriving community.
The town of Tulum is at the center of Mexico’s Ruta Riviera Maya. This area is among the most exotic and beautiful geographical areas on earth and is well located in the Yucatán peninsula, making it a great base for exploration in the region.
This Overseas Haven Report features, Vientiane, Laos, a destination that low-key, but offers a lot for expats and retirees. Vientiane feels like little more than a large town. With a population of about 740,000, there are no skyscrapers here, no malls or hustle and bustle…But there are outstandingly beautiful Buddhist temples, lively markets, museums, and a fine assortment of local and international cuisines…