Don’t Do These 15 Super Offensive Things While Abroad

Don’t Do These 15 Super Offensive Things While Abroad
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Using the left hand

In certain countries, mostly in the Middle East, India, and parts of Africa, the left hand is considered very dirty because, historically, that was the hand used for certain sanitary activities. People would clean themselves with the left hand leaving it “permanently” dirty. Using it to initiate a handshake, touch food, touch someone else, or present a gift is considered pretty disgusting. Many people see it as a sign of disrespect.

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