20 Things not to do in Vietnam

  1. Karaoke/Prostitution is Illegal in Vietnam. Not like in Thailand prostitution is illegal in Vietnam
  2. Do not eat dog meat (thịt chó) or cat meat (thịt mèo). That might ruin your trip.
  3. Don’t get drugs from anyone, you will be reported to the police and the “reporters” will be rewarded with the commission from the police. There are many kinds of traps like these.
  4. Get train tickets at the train station, not from the third parties.
  5.  There is no rule for Luggage Fee when you get on the bus or train.
  6. If you are planning to visit vietnam try to avoid packaged trips, they make unwanted stops for spending your money for their business partners. Literally, it will waste your money and time.
  7. Don’t keep your Phone or any other valuables on the tables.
  8. Try to get mai linh or vinasun taxis.
  9. Cash your traveler’s checks at sacom bank for a 2% fee it will save your money from inflated atm.
  10. Be very careful when Crossing the roads, specially in urban areas.
  11. Be careful with motorbikes, most of the tourist died by bike accidents, don’t forget to bring your travel health insurance and information card.
  12. Motorbike Rental is the common scam, owner’s gang follows you and steal your bike back and ask for compensation.
  13. Don’t ride bikes without Vietnamese driving permit. If you are get caught, your rented bike can be impounded for 30 days then you have to pay the rent for an owner.
  14. Don’t use Internet Cafes for any reason it will expose your personal data through keyloggers.
  15. Don’t try the unboiled soup,If you have never try. make sure the soup is boiled otherwise you will get the stomach ache.
  16. Enter small shops if you really want to buy something from there. Don’t Check and leave, it makes them angry because they believe it is not the good sign of prosperity. It is better to watch from outside carefully before you enter small shops.


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