One of the best parts of traveling the globe is experiencing firsthand different cultures—the food, languages, wardrobes and customs. While immersing yourself in unexplored territories, it is important to familiarize yourself with proper etiquette, so as to not offend the people who live there.

In most countries, including the U.S., it is customary to bring a gift, like flowers, to the host of gatherings. However, there are rules for gift giving, specific to various locations—certain protocol that you must follow depending on where you are. The last thing you want to do is upset someone who has welcomed you into their home, especially when your intention was just the opposite. Don’t worry though; we’ve compiled a list of dos and don’ts by country, so you’ll always be prepared while on your worldly adventures.

Traveler's Gift-Giving Etiquette Around the World

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