How to behave in China

behavior in china
When traveling, keep in mind that not all countries in the world are like Spain. And it is that what on this side of the Pyrenees can be seen as something of the most normal, can be very shocking when crossing the border. Therefore, it is important to know which of these small details can make our trips around the world foreign they may be less controversial and we may be better received by the inhabitants of the destination country.

Today, for example, we want to give you some behavioral recommendations in case you travel to China. These are easy to follow rules but they will be very useful when you are there. Do not miss it!

By providing

In the Chinese festivals and dinners numerous toast. In some cases it is enough to take a sip while, in others, attendees are required to empty their glasses as a sign of respect and sincerity towards the person who has started the toast.

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At lunchtime

Although the most normal thing in Spain is to finish everything when you go to eat at someone's house or, even, at a restaurant, in China you have to do just the opposite, since the host might think that he has not provided you with enough food. And although it may seem strange, a final burp may be the ideal way to thank you for the food, something that here would be a huge lack of respect.

Get angry in public

On the other hand, it is important to note that the demonstrations public angry are frowned upon by the Chinese, who find it particularly uncomfortable for two foreigners to argue. It is best to hold on and wait to be alone to start a discussion.


As for tips, they can be considered an insult, so it is better to avoid giving them in establishments traditional and only do it in international ones.

Social and Cultural Etiquette in China | CHINA TRAVEL TIPS (November 2022)

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