We all know that we don’t pat the back of a colleague in Korea to thank them for a “job well done”. Or eat with your left hand in India, or sip vodka in Russia. In many countries, these actions are harmless. But in others, they can give a wrong impression or cause offense.

In fact, whatever culture you’re from, it’s likely that you routinely do something that could cause offense somewhere else in the world. So here is:

A primer on how to avoid mistakes in Honduras

Despite violence and widespread poverty, Hondurans are friendly people who appreciate a respectful manner. As well as this it is important to greet and even introduce yourself if you are asking a question to a stranger. Of course, like any other country, if you do need to ask a question from a stranger be careful but most of the time Hondurans will be friendly and more than happy to help you.

With this, you had the primer on key facts about Honduras, and key facts on culture and customs. Another important part of the culture is the local food and the local drinks. Make sure you read our posts on Honduras food and drinks:

Local food you should try in Honduras and No miss drinks in Honduras.

Other tips that you’d like to share on mistakes to avoid in Honduras? Please comment below.