Visiting a foreign country is both an exciting and nerve-racking endeavor. There are certain must-knows before immersing in a foreign culture. Vietnam isn’t your average touristy destination, although it is a fascinating place. Vietnam is in the most eastern part of Southeast Asia, it is most famous for Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi, which is located at the bank of the Red River. It has been the capital of Vietnam for 1,000 years. Studying the culture and particular ways of life in Vietnam is important to do before arriving. Knowing the way the people’s values, beliefs, and daily practices can be the difference between an amazing or a traumatic experience.