Planning Your Expenses In Vietnam Part 2 April 9th 2011 I hate the banks. Hate them so very, very much.. If there was ever any doubt as to how much control the banks had over the US government that question evaporated the day Congress passed TARP.
Every traveler to Vietnam suddenly discovers themselves grappling with financial issues like currency exchange fees and ATM ‘convenience’ charges. There is nothing convenient about any of it and i ... read more
Asia » Vietnam The conquest of Vietnam by France began in 1858 and was completed by 1884. It became part of French Indochina in 1887. Independence was declared after World War II, but the French continued to rule until 1954 when they were defeated by Communist forc... ... read more
We are Mike and Karen. We were fortunate enough to retire while we still had our wits and our legs. We are striving to fill our days with long journeys and lazy days. Over the past few years we have taken a yen to SE Asia. Our past trips have included South and North America, Europe and East Africa. Life is good and getting better all the time.... full info