"Heads and Feet" Touching Heads Tip by machomikemd

Touching Heads, Bangkok: 10 reviews and 10 photos

   
by machomikemd
 
  • - Bangkok
  • - Bangkok
  • - Bangkok
  • - Bangkok
  • don't touch the head - Bangkok
      don't touch the head
    by machomikemd
 

Taboos exist on some parts of the body that have little significance in Western culture. For example, the head is regarded as the highest part of the body and you should never touch another person on the head.

By contrast, the foot is regarded as the lowest part of the body and you should take care never to point your foot towards anyone. This is an extremely insulting gesture! Try to get into Thai habits of sitting with your feet on the floor or tucked away under you. Even moving objects around with your feet is seen as very uncouth.

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  • Written Oct 1, 2007
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