A close neighbor of China, Vietnam shares many of it’s cultural values and history with Western influences from France and the United States.

The Vietnamese values education and has a strong culture of classes and studying.

Vietnam has a large variety of noodles and noodle soups.

Different regions invented typically different types of noodles, but the nation’s most famous type of noodles is Phở. Phở is a type of noodle soup originating in North Vietnam, consisting of rice noodles and beef soup with bean sprouts and scallions (spring onions). Phở is meant to be savored, incorporating the region’s several different flavors: the sweet flavors of beef, sour lemons, salty fish sauce, and fresh vegetables.

The most popular Vietnamese dress is the Áo dài.

The Áo dài is traditionally worn by both genders.

The Áo dài consists of a long gown with a slit on both sides, worn over cotton or silk trousers.