“Kathleen, just got your Hua Hin versus Nha Trang e-mail and would like to bring to your attention a few updates for Nha Trang, having spent a few months there last year.
“There is a new hospital now. An expat living there told me he had visited and all appears new and modern, English-speaking doctors, and some expat involvement.
“The problem for me is that there is no marina in the Western sense of a place where you can park your own private vessel. At this stage, it is prohibited for a non-Vietnamese person to bring a boat in, cruise, or use a boat in Vietnam.
“This is unfortunate, as Nha Trang is a great place, and there is nothing I want more than to bring my large catamaran into Viet waters. Seems Thailand will be the logical choice for a while yet, with three-month visits without my boat to Nha Trang.
“Hope this helps other readers and thanks for the e-mails.”
–Dave S., United States