Are there any cultural customs or etiquette I should be aware of in Mediterranean countries?

When visiting Mediterranean countries, it’s important to respect local customs and etiquette. Here are a few key points to remember:
1. Dress modestly, especially when visiting religious sites. Cover your shoulders and knees, and avoid revealing clothing.
2. Greet locals with a friendly “hello” or “good day” in their language. Learn a few basic phrases and show respect when interacting with locals.
3. Follow dining etiquette by enjoying leisurely meals and leaving a small tip for good service.
4. Respect cultural sites by following rules, refraining from touching artifacts without permission, and maintaining a quiet and respectful attitude.
5. Take the time to learn about local customs, traditions, and festivals, and be mindful of cultural sensitivities.

By being mindful of these customs, you can have a more enjoyable and culturally sensitive experience during your Mediterranean cruise.

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