View of part of the Fujairah Corniche and the Hajar Mountains in the Background

Saturday, February 28, 2009

When in Rome, Beijing, Munich, Vienna or Dubai

In China is it OK to belch and slurp your soup while eating?

Is it normal in Germany to use a knife and fork to eat sandwiches?

What happens if you turn up late for a meal in Germany but turn up on time in Spain?

Time Out Dubai has an interesting article on cultural differences, travel tips and how not to make too many faux pas.

Fancy Seeing the World but Afraid of Making Gaffes?, Time Out Dubai

Dr Geoff Pound

Image: ‘Fancy Seeing the World?’