How to behave overseas

Posted Date: 29 April 2016
How to behave

From slurping your soup in Seoul to slipping off your shoes in Shanghai, things can be done a little differently around the world. But learning these behaviours takes time, and travellers aren’t expected to be etiquette experts everywhere they go.

However, conformity can be considered flattery overseas and the effort alone will surely be appreciated.

So here are 15 easy tips to ensure your travelling behaviour will surprise and delight locals the world over. 

How to behave overseas infographic created by: Southern Cross Travel Insurance

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