Travel Faux Pas #6

Forgetting to check cultural customs and laws. Make sure that every foreign country you plan on visiting is researched prior to arrival- check what is acceptable and what is illegal!

For Example:

  • Vicks Vapour Rub Inhalers are Illegal in Japan
  • It’s an offence to eat on church steps in Italy
  • Public Nudity is Illegal in Fiji- including topless sunbathing
  • Photography is illegal in areas of Kazakhstan, such as the airport!
  • Marijuana is illegal in Jamaica so don’ pull a Bob Marley or you will end up in Jail!!!!!!
  • In Dubai- Kissing, Hugging and being affectionate is illegal in public.

So read up on travel laws and customs of your destination!






Source: Readers Digest




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