It's in your best interests not to drink the
tap water, especially after flooding!
Avoid cyclo ride after dark.
Dress modestly and appropriately when
visiting local dwellings and religious
Leave your valuables behind before a night
out on the town, or going to the beach.
When crossing the road, especially in
Ho Chi Minh city,
always keep looking to the left and right
and walk slowly!
Do not offer money directly to minority
people - instead donate to a local charity
or offer a small gift, such as pens.
Try at least once the delicious, local
Always ask permission first before taking
photographs, especially in minority areas.
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Sleeping out on deck on a boat in
Ordering custom-made clothes from the local
Taking a slow cyclo ride through the French
Quarter of old
Eating pho ga
( chicken noodle soup ) at a street side
Watching the traditional water - puppet
Experience the full moon festivities in the
ancient town of
Drinking rice-wine in the minority villages
of the north
Taking a boat along
Huong (Perfume) River, visiting the Royal
Overnight in a home stay in the Mekong
Delta's riverside orchards.
Bartering for a bargain at
largest market, Ben Thanh Market
Taking a stroll through
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