Do & Don’t in Vietnam

Do

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Travel by train, it’s one of the best ways to see the country through the eyes of the locals
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02
Do expect to pay less for a beer than a bottle of water – but remember our hydration tip above!
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03
Make sure that you have a hotel/hostel business card from the reception desk
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04
Carry a bit of toilet paper with you at all times – we won’t go into detail – just trust us
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05
Hold your bag in front of you and wrap it around a limb when riding in a Cyclo
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06
If you’re invited into a local’s home (which is really the only way to travel)
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07
Drink loads of water as you’re wandering around checking out the sights
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Dress conservatively, especially you ladies out there. The dress code is more relaxed
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Don’t

01
Don’t sit with your feet pointing towards a family altar if you are staying
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02
Don’t take video cameras into the small villages, it is considered very intrusive
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03
Don’t display any personal displays of affection! Just don’t do it. Find a hostel, hotel,
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04
Don’t expect to sleep late as Vietnam starts moving at 6am and the noise can be
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05
Don’t take pictures of anything to do with the military, this can be considered a breach of
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06
Don’t wear shorts or old T-shirts to visit a Pagoda, they won’t let you in. Be sure to dress
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