5. Don’t ask for salt and pepper in Portugal or Egypt.
If you ask for salt or pepper in Egypt or Portugal, you may hurt people’s feelings. The thing is, it’s a message to the person who’s cooked a dish letting them know that it’s not tasty enough and that you need to “complete” their work.
4. Don’t use forks in Thailand.
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A fork is an ordinary utensil that we use to eat different products. But in Thailand, using a fork is considered bad form. You’re allowed to push food onto a spoon with a fork and that’s it.