10 American Traditions That Are Not Ok In Other Countries



Tipping

In North America, tipping is seen as a standard practice. In fact, it’s impolite if you don’t tip. However, in many other countries, like Japan, tipping is seen as offensive.

Complaining

In North America, it’s fairly common to complain if the service seems inadequate to the customer. However, in European countries, customers and employees are seen as equals, so complaining doesn’t get people very far.