It was definitely eye-opening for them, but after 30 minutes, it became pretty mundane and chill. She handpicks her girls not by looks alone but also by personality and other traits. Dining and Table Manners Street food is a huge part of the culture in Vietnam, make sure to try some delicious pho Vietnamese soup and other treats from street vendors. And let me tell you, the coffee is no joke. We spoke to Kara from the fantastic travel blog Heels in My Backpack about her experience backpacking in Vietnam and over Southeast Asia.
Here are our top tips on how to interact with the local people:.
Vietnamese etiquette & customs cheat sheet
Here are our top tips:. Do not sit down until the oldest member has seated themselves Do not leave any food on your plate, this is considered impolite Leaving a pair of chopsticks sitting vertically in a rice bowl looks very much like the incense sticks that are burned for the dead. Here are our top tips on how to interact with the local people:. Just from our stay there, we saw a few young men and women who walked in and ordered take-out coffees, who may have been college students. If that makes people happy, then we are happy. Be offended if somebody laughs at you. Try to keep quiet.