Respect other's culture
Before you travel, read up on the history and culture of your destination. Learn a few basic phrases in your destinationâ€™s local language.
Show respect for and interest in the local culture. At sacred sites, dress modestly, speak softly, and be mindful of people who are there to worship, learn about your destinationâ€™s heritage.
Take only photographs, and make sure that a flash is permitted. Be aware of local traditions when photographing people and when in doubt, ask permission before snapping a picture.Educate friends and family about respecting otherâ€™s culture. Raise awareness by sharing your experiences on Facebook, Flickr, or your own travel blog.