Be careful! These customs are offensive in some countries
Discover what's rude and avoid oops moments abroad
Yes, it's true that the Swedish don't actually serve food to their guests, and there's no need to take offense. But refusing the food offered to you in Lebanon is far worse. In today's world of travel and tourism, it's crucial to remember that what we consider ordinary actions, words, and gestures may not be viewed the same way in other countries. In fact, there are a surprising amount of common customs that are offensive in other countries.
Whether you're planning a trip in the near future or just curious about your level of international rudeness, take a look at this gallery to discover what is considered impolite around the globe.
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