Children. No matter where in the world you find them, they all seem to have similar qualities.
They like to smile and play a lot. The children of Saigon are a little bit different though. They exhibit many of the outgoing characteristics you find in children in third world countries, but these are more educated.
Vietnam has a very high literacy rate, hence they seem a little smarter. This is definitely illustrated in the talent that some of the street hustlers have. But one thing is certain is that when they hustle you, they do it sweetly, with a smile.
The Vietnamese are known for their politeness to strangers, a quality that is passed on from parent to child.
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