The majority Viet (Kinh) people account for 87% of the country’s population and mainly inhabit the Red River delta, the central coastal delta, the Mekong delta and major cities.The other 53 ethnic minority groups, totaling over 8 million people, are scattered over mountain areas (covering two-thirds of the country’s territory) spreading from the North to the South. He takes you to a classy Vietnamese restaurant on your first date. Eating with his family is a totally new culinary experience, and you get to try cool Vietnamese foods like grass jelly for dessert.10. His parents offer you slippers when you enter the house.13. (Side-note: there's an entire Facebook page dedicated to hating cilantro... You spell his parents’ names wrong in the first draft of your thank-you card.7. You’re White and part of your university's Vietnamese culture group, but he’s still more Asian than you.9. His tones make your Mandarin sound like Steven Hawking.12.I came across this one gorgeous woman who I ended up meeting the other night, however a few things happened which made me question what her intentions were. However the "Uber" she got seemed to charge 100,000 VND more than what it should have been, she seemed upset that she got cheated after I brought it up and that it was a "friend of a friends uber".Anyway it's equates to in my country but it's just weird to me how a local can get duped like that. We went out for dinner, we wanted to go out after for some drinks but it was 7pm and she said it was too early to drink.
Recently moved to HCMC as a single guy, with that being the case obviously active on the dating scene.Families are very strong and help each other in all needs.Meeting and Greeting Adapted from material compiled by Window on the World, a cross-cultural training and consulting firm.Still trying to get my head around all he customs/etiquette but I'm getting there.I have an account on Vietnam Cupid which works quite well in terms of finding dates. She insisted that I pay for everything including taxis there and back (I'm pretty comfortable with this being standard for traditional Vietnamese culture).