Thanh Pho Ho Chi Minh Local Customs

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Thanh Pho Ho Chi Minh Local Customs

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    Ho Chi Minh City Local Customs

    When eating with chopsticks, do not leave the chopsticks in the rice bowl at the end of your meal. This resembles the incense sticks used to commemorate a death and is considered insulting. Place the used chopsticks side by side either on the table or more commonly, on top of the bowl. Do not tap the edge of your rice bowl with your chopsticks: The...

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    Ho Chi Minh City Local Customs

    Though Vietnam seems like any thriving capitalist city in asia, it is still a communist country by heart. You'll see propaganda pictures and policemen everywhere, even in places like Apocalypse Now ( A Happening Night Spot Frequented by Tourists and Yuppies) Needless to say , talking about politics is a no-no but asking about Uncle Ho is fine. The...

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  • Snake Wine

    This kind of wine is bottle and sold almost everywhere and quite common in department store and BenThan market.

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