Getting to know strange habits about Asian people

Getting to know strange habits about Asian people

This post is most defenitely not meant as a negative one about al the things I see and about all the things I sometimes wonder…. sometimes irritates me….gets me laughing out loud….or just surprises me to the max ๐Ÿ™‚

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Mostly they are very polite, they don’t dare to say no, even if it’s no

If they don’t know direction they will show you one anyway

They think every bit of walking is far, you should take a taxi or tuktuk..

Every walk takes about half an hour or more

Getting to know strange habits about Asian peopleAnd how often you will have bad luck ๐Ÿ™‚

In Asia they eat three, four or five times a day the same dish

Getting to know strange habits about Asian peopleDosa, Roti, Naan or what ever. It tastes all delicious!!

They always use both hands to give or recieve money, out of respect

They chew on betel nut and talk with their mouth full of red juice so you can’t understand them anymore

They cough, gorgel and burb with no restriction in public

Getting to know strange habits about Asian people

When they ask you if you want something to drink they gesture this with there thumb against their lips, hand as making the thumbs up

If they count on their fingers they start at their pinky, we always start with our dumb…

They don’t have that feeling of personal space and will almost sit on your lap in busses or lean against you when waiting in line

Getting to know strange habits about Asian people

Getting to know strange habits about Asian peopleSharing seats, 15 persons in mini van ๐Ÿ™‚ (Sumatra – Indonesia)

My Journey Through Myanmar

My neighbour in a crowded Myanmar bus, isn’t that just great?

Almost all woman wear dresses. Most of the men do too

Where small change is sometimes replaced by some candy

Getting to know strange habits about Asian peopleTwo candy to make it Rs 80 ๐Ÿ™‚

Getting to know strange habits about Asian people

Where al men, in India, ย have mustaches as big as they can

Getting to know strange habits about Asian peopleIn the streets of Jodhpur

They mostly have shoes that are to big or either to small for them

In India if they drink out of a bottle they don’t touch the bottle

In India people waggle there head to say Yes. It is an in between yes/no for western people, can be very confusing.

The Chinese in Malaysia they don’t help you carry luggage to your hotelroom..

P1130314-2Chinese Hotel in Penang, Malaysia

Where you see signs that says you can not spit the betelnut juice on the floor

Where you see signs that shows you how to use the western toilet

Getting to know strange habits about Asian peopleWhere you see signs that you can not take a bomb with you on a plane

Where you see signs that you can not take pickles with you on a plane

Getting to know strange habits about Asian people

Getting to know strange habits about Asian people

Where they spend a lot of time in temples and on rituals

Getting to know strange habits about Asian peopleBuddhist at Melaka, Malaysia

Getting to know strange habits about Asian peopleHindu temple in KL, Malaysia

And where people would like me on their picture ๐Ÿ™‚

As well as I would them!!

Getting to know strange habits about Asian peopleOnย Papanasam beach, Varkala, Kerala – India

Getting to know strange habits about Asian peopleOn the pier of Calicut, India with a whole schoolclass of children and their teachers ๐Ÿ™‚

Getting to know strange habits about Asian people

When you travel a lot you can sometimes loose your path…

Read about that time I lost it…

Feeling Lost in this Beautiful World…

Jacomijn is a police officer from The Netherlands who loves to show you how to travel the world Safe, Healthy and Active!! Safe and Healthy Travel is a MUST!

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