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What should I pack when moving to Ho Chi Minh City?

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We asked people living in Ho Chi Minh City to list three things they wish they had brought and three they wish they had left behind. They responded...

"I wish I'd brought more clothes suitable for a VERY warm climate. The climate here is hotter than I anticipated (C32 degrees in the wet season and C37+ in the dry). I am an average size in Australia but all the clothes are too small for me here and I have them made. Everything else is pretty much available. I wish I'd left behind the two pairs of 500 thread-count sheets I filled a small suitcase with - and brought clothes instead," said a member in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

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"When moving to Ho Chi Minh City, it is important to pack items that will help you adjust to the climate and culture. Bring lightweight, breathable clothing that is appropriate for the hot and humid weather. It is also a good idea to bring a few items of clothing that are more formal for special occasions. Additionally, pack any necessary medications, toiletries, and personal items that you may need. Don't forget to bring a few items that will help you feel at home, such as photos, books, and other items that will make you feel comfortable in your new home," remarked another expat who made the move to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

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What should I pack when moving to Ho Chi Minh City?

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