Getting to know local people, customs, rules and laws of the places you are visiting is one of the greatest benefits of travel. Due to different cultural background and tradition, different countries and regions have different religious belief, ethical, aesthetic standards, habits and behavior, which makes the trip very attractive for a visitor from a foreign country, but on the other hand, these disparate cultural differences could easily make a tourist inadvertently breach the law or taboo, and bring troubles to the travel. In the worst cases, you could risk to be imprisoned.
Knowing and respecting the local rules and customs of your destination could be the most educative thing during a travel. It will help you stay out of trouble when travelling, avoid potential embarrassment or offence, and also open doors to a unique and rewarding travel experiences.
This website aims to help travel lovers understand the local color and cultural taboos of the world most hot spot destinations of all continents – Asia, Europe, North America, South America, Africa and Oceania, including clothing, food, shelter and social behavior, etc.
The video below summarised 12 most common travel taboos which every traveller should be aware of. You can also watch travel tips (dos and donts) of individual countries at the video section.