10 Ways You’re Insulting People in Other Countries


One of the best parts of traveling overseas is experiencing another culture. But be careful—you might be insulting someone without even knowing it. And while you might get a free pass as a tourist, your unintentionally offensive behavior might also be illegal. Don’t want to be that rude American tourist? Watch out for these 10 insulting behaviors in other countries.

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