The usual gesture to call people over — open hand, palm up — is considered rude in Vietnam. Its how people call for dogs here. To show respect, point your palm face down instead. And you also shouldnt call someone over when theyre older than you.
What is disrespectful Vietnam?
Common taboos in Vietnam Avoid hugging, holding hands, and especially kissing in public. Even touching a member of the opposite sex is looked down upon. No Pointing: If you need to draw attention to something, use your whole hand. Do not point using one finger, that is considered disrespectful.
Are Vietnam people rude?
From the perspective of a Westerner, the average Vietnamese will come across as impolite, rude and unfriendly. For a week, I booked a private room in a family-run hostel in Ho Chi Minhs District 1.
Are the Vietnamese happy?
Findings indicate that 52 percent of Vietnamese are very or quite pleased with their lives against 48 percent who say they are not. Seven percent claimed to be very pleased and 6 percent not at all pleased. Wealthier people are more likely to say they are happier than poor people.
What are lucky Colours in Vietnam?
In Vietnamese folk belief, people usually use red, pink, green or yellow as a lucky color. They are the symbol of good luck, happiness, power, wealth, prosperity and celebration!