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Etiquette

  • Meals When dining with Vietnamese people, it's customary for the most senior diner to pay for everyone. It is still polite to offer to pay at least once.

  • Homes Remove your shoes when entering a private house.

  • Heads Don't pat or touch an adult (or child) on the head.

  • Feet Avoid pointing your feet at people or sacred objects (eg Buddhas).