"Drinking with the locals" Street life Tip by Blatherwick

Street life, Ho Chi Minh City: 23 reviews and 37 photos

  Drinking with the locals
by Blatherwick

Favorite thing: Often locals, and cyclo/moto drivers in particular, will invite you over to share some Bia Hoi (Draft Beer). It is usually around $0.20 a picture of beer and it isn't that bad. Be careful though. The Vietnamese can really put them away. They also play this game of saying "cheers" and downing half the glass. It goes simply like this: "Yeoh, 50 percent!" You then down half your beer. This can make you drunk very fast.

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  • Written Oct 10, 2004
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