An Infographic On Unusual Manners Around the World

The great thing about hiring a tour guide wherever you are in the world is they’re able to coach you in terms of local customs.

Wondering whether you should greet a new friend with a kiss on the cheek in France? Ask a French guide. Should you bow to everyone in Japan? Talk to a Japanese guide. Is ordering beef at a restaurant the ultimate taboo in India? Make sure you touch base with an Indian guide to ensure you avoid any faux pas.

For a quick overview of the types of manners that are appropriate in 10 different countries, software company ZenDesk has put together this infographic that can help you navigate the world of global manners. This is a good, quick overview for travelers, but nothing compares to local knowledge because in certain countries local customs and manners will vary by region; which is why it’s a great idea to hire a guide whether you’re in England, Morocco, Brazil or pretty much anywhere else on the planet for that matter.

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