Pat a child on the head in Thailand and hell think youre patronizing
him. Tip a waiter in Japan and hell think youre bonkers.
Read up on local dos and donts at Travel
Etiquettea handy site packed with info on how to behave, dress, dine
and shop abroad.
When in Sri Lanka
"Women should not touch a Buddhist monk under any
circumstance and should also never try to give anything directly to a
monkIt’s OK to take pictures of statues and images of Buddha, but it’s
not acceptable to pose in front of Buddha."
When in Greece
Try to eat everything on your plate, and dont be
surprised if your host or fellow guests share the food from their plates
And smile. While humour may not be universal, smiling certainly is.