Death or regards?!

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It is incredible how much of an importance the knowledge of traditions carries. Just imagine you are from Arabic countries, where they always prefer using right hand. You need to meet a very important Japanese guest, so you’ve prepared great gift as well. The guest came and by your preference, you used your right hand to give the gift…and forgot to bow…

Now, do you have any idea that the guest has just got a message from you saying, “I hate you and wish you death!”?! Because it is important to use both hands while giving the gifts in Japan. So on it continues with every culture. If the people are tolerant enough, they may forgive that you’re a foreigner anyways, but you may not always get lucky…