Happy Thoughts in Travelling =D
This is by no means an extensive list and I welcome input from you guys. I had a discussion with a group of expats from America, Canada, Philippines and England last night as well as a few local Vietnamese.
Now, I want to preface this by saying that in my own personal experience, I have had nothing but respect and friendliness from the Vietnamese and I have not personally experienced theft or violence, but I’m not silly and I realise it is out there.
- When carrying cameras, phones etc try not to make it too obvious. One of the biggest problems is that tourists (like me) like taking photos and we extend the camera/tablet/phone at arm’s length on the side of the road. We’re asking someone to please steal it. When walking down the street, keep your electronic gadgets on the side furthest away from the traffic. They ride in…
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