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Published on December 8, 2014


Do smile as a way to get in touch with people.

Do wear modest clothing when visiting religious sites.

Do learn local customs before visiting ethnic minority villages.

Do understand the difficult infrastructure situations when experiencing power shortages.

Do keep quiet in religious sites and do not disturb people meditating or praying.


Do not point with the foot.

Do not touch anyone on the head.

Do not touch the robe of monk.

Do not go where it is advised not to go.

(Source: Hann Seidel Foundation)