A bit of local knowledge can go a long way to enhance your travel experience and earn you respect in the country you're visiting. Nobody expects you to become a native overnight, but before you head off on your travels, make sure you familiarise yourself with your destination and its local laws and customs.
It's also a good idea to learn some key phrases and words of the local language. This can make a huge difference to your trip and the reception you get.
Anothertravel.com has put together a guide to some of the world's customs, cultures and etiquette. The advice is by no means comprehensive of what to do or not to do, but to show some of the things to look out for to avoid giving a bad impression or cause offence by conduct that might seem impolite or vulgar.
To find out more about local customs, culture and etiquette for your desired country, simply scroll down and select from the list below.