Faux pas around the world:
- Arab countries: Eating with the left hand.
- China: Giving someone a timepiece as a gift.
- Czech Republic: Shaking hands while wearing gloves.
- France: Giving chrysanthemums to the host.
- Romania: Giving an even number of flowers.
- Thailand: Touching someone on the head.
In Thailand it’s also improper to step over or stand on bills or coins. They bear the face of the king, who is highly revered.