Trans Eurasia travel

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Do's and Don'ts

Do - take off your shoes when entering a home or a mosque.

Do - when invited to dinner take a tin of the local sweets (eg gaz in Esfahan).


Don't - use the thumbs up sign, which is the equivalent of the middle finger 'up yours'.

Don't - men should not offer to shake a woman's hand unless she offers first.

Don't - eat, drink or smoke in public during daylight hours of the 28 days of Ramadan.

Don't - touch the opposite sex except in an emergency or danger.