Every country has its own traditions and it is very important to consider them when you travel all around the world. Here are some travel mistakes you do when you travel. Don’t forget to research your travel destination before leaving.
France – Don’t talk or ask about money as it is impolite in many countries, especially in France.
Ukraine – Don’t give even number of flowers because in most Slavic countries, people bring even number of flowers to the cemeteries.
New Zeland – Don’t honk as it is often intended to insult another driver.
Japan – They always provide the best service in Japan. So, don’t leave tips, without waiting for the tips.
Mexico – Don’t get offended at locals’ jokes as they love to make jokes and they are always really fun.
Norway – Don’t ask about going to church as many Norwegians don’t go to church.
Turkey – It’s very offensive to show OK gesture as this is an obscene gesture.
UK – Asking how much people earn can make people uncomfortable.
Ireland – Don’t try to imitate Irish accent because they don’t think have any accent at all.
Germany – If you congratulate on birthday before the day Germans believe that the person may not live to the birthday.
Kenya – Don’t call people by name first. Wait until someone has called you by the name first.
Chile – As here manners matter don’t eat with your hands.
Singapore – Here also manners matter so, don’t eat in public transport, don’t feed birds and don’t throw garbage and don’t spit on the street.
USA – You should leave tips as it is obligatory and there are differences for any service you use.
Italy – Don’t order cappuccino in restaurants. Even though you can do it, the waiter will be surprised as Italians drink cappuccino for breakfast.
Hungary – It’s an old habit to click glasses when toasting. But some people still prefer to avoid especially when drinking beer.
China – If you give clock or umbrella as a present it is believed this bring bad luck.