Tips of foreign tourists when traveling to Vietnam

First time traveling to Vietnam, many Western visitors are often wary and confused to visualize regions of remote S-shaped. They also have many myths because never come in contact with human of Vietnam. Based on the experience of the countrymen before, the Western tourists often transmit the lessons together and noted below.

Be careful when crossing the road

One of the travelers to visit Vietnam at the group tour. He said that this was “one of the wonders of the world”, it is like a ballet dance for the actors who control millions of vehicles. He impressed on the flow of people traveling on the road , about how they wriggle dexterity to move on crowded roads.

Most of the big cities like Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City circulation of vehicles are very crowded, but did not follow a rule at all. Therefore, the foreign tourists often confused when not know how to cross the road. If they cross the road, foreign tourists must move with steady pace, concentrating on his way and not be hesitant or halt when the car ran towards him.

tourists are overwhelmed at the sight of traffic in Vietnam

tourists are overwhelmed at the sight of traffic in Vietnam

Say no to dog meat and cat meat

If you love dogs and cute cat and treat them as an indispensable friend, so, in tours to Vietnam, foreign tourists must pay attention to two words of the dog meat and cat meat. Dog meat and cat meat are two popular dishes in Northern Vietnam. Be careful with all invitations from a certain shop with the little tiger dishes (cat meat).

The dog meat shop on the street

The dog meat shop on the street

Distinguish denominations of currencies

The monetary unit of Vietnam is “Dong” with diverse denominations and looks pretty much the same, very easy to cause you to be confused. So please pay attention to distinguish the denominations of currencies when buying to avoid losing money unjustly. Can distinguish based on denomination note printed on the money and not too focused on appearance, by the majority of cash sheets are akin to each other.

Some denominations of VNĐ

Some denominations of VNĐ

Correct pronunciation of Pho

Pho is a dish with delicious taste that no tourists in Vietnam Tour to miss the opportunity to enjoy. Pho sold at many eateries in many cities, but perhaps traditional flavor is still the best in Hanoi. As many guests say Vietnam: the storm is not as complex as Vietnamese grammar. Most visitors are pronounced “Fuuh” or “foe”.

Tasty Pho

Tasty Pho

Pay attention to the weather in Vietnam

Weather is an important issue for any tourists yet. Before departing the tour, pay attention weather at your location to how to be able to bring appropriate clothes. In summer, the weather in Vietnam is usually hot and humid, tourists can comfortably wear cool clothes. In winter, the cold northern climate with prolonged, you should bring a jacket, sweater, scarf and nose closed shoes. Many travelers also impressed with the climate is sunny morning and afternoon will probably rain, extremely interesting in Saigon.

Saigon morning sun and afternoon rain

Saigon morning sun and afternoon rain

Beware of taxi scams

According to the experience of tourists, many taxi scams at the airport. Therefore, during the tour to Vietnam put a car carrier of the hotel where you stay. They will welcome you to the airport to reduce risk and unnecessary costs. You do not need to pay for tolls, if they ask you to reject immediately. Ask the driver was not talking on the phone while driving because it can make your schedule longer. Also on the phone while driving can also be dangerous to the complex traffic conditions in cities.

Beware of taxi scams

Beware of taxi scams

Buy phone sim card when traveling in Vietnam

One of the things needed when traveling Vietnam is that you should buy a sim card for installation prior to your phone. So it’s more convenient to communicate with friends in Vietnam or save a sum not small telephone charges. Besides, you can use the chat application like Skype, Viber, Zalo by free Wi-Fi connection.

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