DOS AND DON'TS IN SINGAPORE
Every country and people being different, here's how to bring a smile to the local's faces by putting your best foot forward. Find out what you should or should not do in Singapore.
- Dress however you want, many Singaporeans are rather open however you may still get some strange looks occasionally if you're dressed too skimpily or outrageously.
- Public displays of affection will not offend most locals.
- If visiting religious places, find out more about how you should dress.
- Compliment service staff if they provide good service, tipping is not necessary as many places in Singapore include a service charge.
- If you're eating at a muslim stall, avoid using the same cutlery or plates for food that might contain pork.
- If you're eating at a vegetarian stall, avoid using the same cutlery or plates for food that might contain meat.
- Going nude or topless is prohibited in Singapore even if you are at the beach.
- Speaking loudly is considered rude in Singapore.
- Tossing money or items is considered rude in Singapore. When making payment, placing money on the counter is fine, tossing money onto the counter is not.
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