DOs and DON’Ts when visiting Bali

When should you and when should you not enter a temple? What is the correct way of giving and receiving something? As most Balinese probably are too polite to tell you when you break their customs, take a look at the below Dos and Don'ts to make sure you do as the Balinese would do when visiting Bali.

DOs DON'Ts
 Drink bottle water  Drink tap water
 Haggle in markets and street shops  Haggle too hard or for the fun of it
 Wear helmet when driving a scooter  Touch people head
 Wear a sarong when entering a temple  Enter a temple whilst menstruation
 Use both hands when giving or receiving   Handover something with your left hand
 Honk the horn briefly when overtaking  Hold the horn down
 Wave with your palm facing down  Point with your index finger
 Make room for a second serving  Empty your plate, leave a little food for the God 
 Take off your shoes when entering  Touch or point at someone with your feet
 Enjoy an ice cold Bintang  Do drugs
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