Cultural Travel. Faux Pas Around the World. Offensive? ... Giving a thumbs up in Iran is considered an insult. Faux Pas. A faux pas is a socially awkward act that violates accepted customs or rules of the local culture
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Faux Pas Around the World
Offensive? ... Giving a thumbs up in Iran is considered an insult
If you travel to Japan, you should NEVER wear your shoes inside. Doing so would be a cultural faux pas
Instead you should change into “house slippers” while indoors
In hotels, if you need to use the washroom, you will be provided with a pair of “toilet slippers” for this sole purpose.
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