Travel Etiquette by Country

  • Indonesia Travel Tips
    April 16, 2014 by Stuart | Category: Travel Etiquette by Country

    Indonesia is an extremely diverse culture with over three hundred ethnic groups that speak over seven hundred different languages. The following are basic rules of etiquette when visiting Indonesia however with such a diverse combination of traditions it is always best to research the place you are visiting in Indonesia to adhere to the harmonic way of their lifestyle.

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  • Malaysia Travel Tips
    April 14, 2014 by Stuart | Category: Travel Etiquette by Country

    Malaysia is an exciting blend of culture with a mix of Malay, Chinese and Indian influences with diverse heritage. By remembering a few points of etiquette when visiting this country - you are ensured to have an enjoyable experience in Malaysia.

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  • Middle East Travel Tips
    April 09, 2014 by Stuart | Category: Travel Etiquette by Country

    The Middle East is a very large open space of land that has an assortment of customs and etiquette to be aware of when visiting. By following these few basic rules of etiquette you can rest easy in The Middle East and enjoy everything this unique country has to offer.

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  • Russia Travel Tips
    April 06, 2014 by Stuart | Category: Travel Etiquette by Country

    Once travellers get over the stereotype that Russians are gloomy people drinking vodka in their big fury hats – by following a few rules of basic etiquette visitors are able to enjoy this country with an amazing depth of cultural and historical worth.

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  • Singapore Travel Tips
    March 31, 2014 by Stuart | Category: Travel Etiquette by Country

    Singapore is a very fascinating and beautiful blend of culture that requires travellers to follow a few rules of etiquette to enjoy this diverse country.

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  • China Travel Tips
    February 03, 2014 by Stuart | Category: Travel Etiquette by Country

    China has been long known for its traditions, ceremonies and etiquette over the years. Whilst it is important to understand the daily manners and courtesies of social life in China you will find that the Chinese are very accepting of cultural differences.

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  • Japan Travel Tips
    January 29, 2014 by Stuart | Category: Travel Etiquette by Country

    Japan is sometimes seen as a pretty daunting travel destination when considering all the etiquette, traditions, ceremony and superstitions. In reality the Japanese are pretty forgiving to foreigners and don't get easily offended. However there is some basic etiquette you should be aware of before you travel. Please also see our article on Eating and Drinking in Japan.

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  • Eating and Drinking in Japan
    January 27, 2014 by Stuart | Category: Travel Etiquette by Country

    You must be 20 or over to legally drink in Japan. Do not start drinking until everybody at the table is served. Drinking usually commences by raising your glasses to a toast of "Kam-pai", the Japanese equivalent for "Cheers!" A lot of drinking in Japan happens at the local "izakaya", a casual place for after-work eating and drinking. They generally serve a wide range of menu items to accompany the drinking. Food is shared with everyone at the table and is ordered over the course of the evening.

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  • New Zealand Travel Tips
    January 03, 2014 by Stuart | Category: Travel Etiquette by Country

    When visiting New Zealand it is a good idea to understand their culture to get the most out of visiting this very unique and dynamic culture.

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  • India Travel Tips
    December 31, 2013 by Stuart | Category: Travel Etiquette by Country

    India is a vast country with some incredible sights to be seen and discovered. So whether you are at the Indian deserts or the Indian beaches – a little social etiquette goes a long way when visiting. Indians consider it a huge honour to have guests in their home. So it’s important to ensure you appreciate and respect their hospitality.

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