Instead of the usual handshake that we are used to, in Saudi Arabia and in the United Arab Emirates, men rub noses when they meet. There is also an unusual way to say “hello” in India: men bow to each other with their palms pressed together. In France, traditions depend on where you are. So, in different parts of the country, the number of kisses is different: in Paris, people kiss twice, and in Corsica — 5 times.
When going on a trip, experienced tourists learn information about the etiquette rules and the sights of the country they are going to visit. Because if you don’t know the subtleties of the rules that the locals have, you might find yourself in an awkward situation. For example, you might insult a French man if you use the “Okay” gesture with him. And if you eat a hamburger with your hands in Chile, nobody will sit next to you.
GIGGAG wants to keep you safe from these situations with this article about the etiquette rules every tourist should know.