Expats' Guide to Vientiane
Expats, digital nomads & retirees talk about what it's like living in Vientiane.
Expats in Vientiane talk about the Pros & Cons of Living in Vientiane.
Expats offer insight into the cost of living in Vientiane.
Member Reports about Culture Shock in Vientiane
Retire in Vientiane Guide
If Vientiane is on your retirement radar, our detailed Retire in Vientiane Guide is your go-to resource. Delve into the crucial aspects of life here, including living costs, climate, housing options, healthcare services, and residency procedures. We also explore the city''s social dynamics, volunteering scenes, transportation, and how walkable its neighborhoods are.
7 Tips for Living in Vientiane
Advice for people moving to Vientiane or thinking about moving there.
Pros & Cons of Living in Vientiane
If you''re considering a move to Vientiane, this article discusses the pros and cons of living in Vientiane.
Driving in Vientiane
Driving in a new country can be daunting. These tips offer insight into what to expect when driving in Vientiane.
Cost of Living in Vientiane
Understanding the the cost of living in Vientiane helps a newcomer what to expect when it comes to apartment or house hunting, grocery shopping, transportation, dining out, utilities and more.
Essential Guide to the Health System in Vientiane
Learn about the health system in Vientiane: how it can and cannot be used by expats, nomads, retirees and others moving to and living in Vientiane.
Discover the Best of Vientiane
Discover the charm of Vientiane with our guide to the city's top attractions, culinary hotspots, and vibrant nightlife. From outdoor adventures to cultural experiences, we'll also help you find the best recreational activities to enjoy, and offer advice on making lasting connections with the friendly locals.
An Expat Exchange member talks about healthcare services, hospitals and health insurance in Vientiane.
Expats in Vientiane offer advice about Moving to Vientiane.
Retirees in Vientiane talk about life in Vientiane.
Expats offer advice about Buying & Renting Homes in Vientiane.
Questions & Answers:
- What should I pack when moving to Vientiane?
- Where should I setup a bank account in Vientiane?
- Will I be able to find a job in Vientiane?
- What is life like as an expat in your area?
- What do expats in Vientiane appreciate most about the local culture?
- What do expats find most challenging?
- Is there a lot of crime in Vientiane?
- Is there a lot of diversity? Are people in Vientiane accepting of differences?
- What are the schools in Vientiane like?
- How are healthcare services in Vientiane?
- What are medical services in Vientiane like?
- Are healthcare and health insurance expensive in Vientiane?
- What are emergency services like in Vientiane?
- Will I need to travel to see a specialist?
- Are common prescription medications available in Vientiane?
- How are local medical facilities in Vientiane?
- As a foreigner living in Vientiane, will I have access to public healthcare? What is it like?
- What have your experiences during the pandemic with the local healthcare system been like?