Embarrassing Things We Shouldn’t Do in Other Countries

The old adage, “When in Rome, do as the Romans do,” still holds true everywhere. When you are traveling abroad, you do your due diligence and figure out all the “do’s and don’ts” of the country you’re visiting. But, it is more crucial to know the don’ts, since that knowledge will keep you away from any controversies and embarrassments and will keep you on the safer side.

1. Tipping in Japan


Tipping in Japan is considered rude.In some restaurants and bars you will find it mentioned that you shouldn’t tip

2. Splitting the bills in France


It is considered unsophisticated when it comes to splitting the bill in France. This is because they don’t like to talk about money at all. However, if you have a larger group, you can surely decide to split the bill among everyone.

It is considered unsophisticated when it comes to splitting the bill in France. This is because they don’t like to talk about money at all. However, if you have a larger group, you can surely decide to split the bill among everyone.

3. Waving at anyone in Greece


It is considered insulting if you wave in Greece . So you should never wave to someone if you travel to Greece.

4. Touching a person of the opposite gender in India


If you travel in India you should never touch the opposite gender .It is very dangerous and you might find yourself into troubles .

5. Taking pictures without consent in the UAE

This is considered a crime, according to the cyber laws of the country. It may land you in prison for up to 6 months and cost you a hefty fine, up to 500,000 AED ($136,130), especially if you post the pictures on social media.

6. Jumping the line in Australia


If you find yourself in Australia , you should always wait your turn .If you try to don’t wait for your turn it is considered insulting.

7. Giving the OK hand gesture in Turkey


Turkey is one of the most beautiful places that you can visit , but be carefully not to give the OK gesture in public because for the Turkish people that is really insulting .

8. Nodding and shaking your head in Bulgaria and Albania


Shaking your head in different countries means different things . Shaking your head in Bulgaria and Albania means no while the entire world use that gesture to say yes .