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  1. I’ve seen a picture of a Taiwanese passport, and the guy’s name was “Batman bin Suparman.”

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  2. US Visa Thai says:

    thank you for your information, now i know more about visa because i know only about Thailand.

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  3. vietnamtravelblog says:

    Nice tips, thank you very much

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  4. epicurienne says:

    Finicky, you come up with the craziest stuff. Keep it coming. I love the laughs!

    US Visa Thai and vietnamtravelblog – thanks for dropping by.

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  5. Thanks, Can I copy this article to my Blog: http://www.vietnamtravelblog.com ?

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  6. epicurienne says:

    vietnamtravelblog – yes, of course you can copy this article to your blog. I’d just ask you to please put a link back to this blog with the post. Thanks!
    PS there’ll be a whole lot more Vietnam posts coming once I get there, so watch this space…

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  7. planetross says:

    Your story hits home with me. You’re just lucky you weren’t travelling in Vietnam when your bank blocked your card.
    When I was in South America, one of the banks I deal with blocked my bankcard. When I was finally able to phone them they said it was just a routine thing.. no biggie.
    I wasn’t impressed.

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  8. epicurienne says:

    PR – yep. I’m no stranger to having my card blocked for unusual activity. I just don’t get why they don’t call me to ask where I am. They have my mobile number! Last year it took me two days to have it unblocked when I was in France. Seriously. Un. Im. Pressed.
    Just like you.
    Oh and then there’s the time they blocked it in Rimini because Rimini is a drugs trafficking centre (according to my bank). They cancelled my card, said they had to reissue it (bullsh*t) and only when I told them to tell me which bank they’d be wiring money to so I could eat did they reactivate it.

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  9. Ali says:

    Thank you for this helpful information. I have just gotten my Vietnamese visa from the embassy in washington DC. Afterwards I learned that if you are planning to enter at land/border crossings you have to have that particularly stamped on your visa. I did not do this since there was nowhere on my visa application to write about this. Do you think I will have a problem? I plan on crossing the border at Moc Bai with Cambodia. Thanks so much!

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    1. epicurienne says:

      Hi Ali, thanks for your comment. I only entered/ left Vietnam via airports so I’m not sure about the exact requirements for entering/ exiting by land. Could you contact the Vietnamese Embassy in DC for further information? Hope you have a wonderful time…. Green with envy, here.

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  10. Louis says:

    Please feel free to contact me on +84 908606098 when you need to do any paper in HCMC, Vietnam.

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    1. epicurienne says:

      Thanks Louis – always good to have another contact in HCMC.

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