25 Common American Customs that are Considered Offensive in Other Countries

December 7, 2016 12:52 pm  |  Comments: 0  | Views: 18419

25. Blowing Your Nose

In countries like China, France, Japan, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey, blowing your nose in public is not only rude, but considered repulsive.

If you plan on traveling abroad over the upcoming holidays, you should probably do a little research on what may or may not be considered acceptable behavior. Culture runs deep and there are a number of customs and gestures that Americans use without thinking twice. When traveling, these customs will not only out you as a tourist, but could get you in hot water in other countries. Here are some of the most common, everyday things Americans do that are seen as offensive elsewhere.

Sources: WorldLifestyle

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