Who doesn’t love to travel? Right? Exploring the world, visiting new countries has its own charm. Many of us work our 9 to 5 jobs with the sole dream of travelling the world. However, many a times we are unaware of the unwritten rules, customs and traditions of the places we visit. And as a result, we end up embarrassing ourselves.
In today’s article, we will tell you about some unwritten rules of Five countries that might be on your travel list. These Unwritten Rules will come handy and will save you a lot of embarrassment.
Make sure you are not buying traditional Chinese silk clothes and from a shop that is also sells wreath. They might be very beautiful but those clothes are for dead people. The shop selling wreath is a shroud shop. It is quite horrifying for the locals to see a foreigner wearing those clothes as they walk down the street.
Never, ever, jump a queue!
Especially when you are waiting for the bus. You must queue up in order of arrival. You can’t imagine the amount of death stares and comment you will receive if you try to jump a queue.
Bow to people who bow to you. Bow to people in general when they give you a service. It’s a sign of respect and it goes a long way.
You can also try to bow lower than them if you really want to show respect.
Do NOT take off your clothes in public in Brazil. Yes, at least a few tourists are arrested every year for this. Brazil is actually quite a conservative place. Don’t go wild based on what you watched in movies.
If you are on the escalator, and you want to stand, stand on the right side and let others pass left. Always queue from the right at things like a burger joint so that passer-byes are not blocked. However, at museums, trains or the airport, queue frontally.