Expat Exchange
Free MembershipSign In
Davao City, Philippines

What cultural faux pas should I try to avoid making in Davao?

Answer this Question

We asked people in Davao if they could share any humorous cultural blunders they commited. For new expats, keep in mind that these incidents are an inevitable part of expat life. Learning to laugh about them is the key!...

"It is important to be mindful of cultural norms when visiting Davao. It is considered rude to point with your index finger, so it is best to use an open hand when gesturing. It is also important to dress modestly, as showing too much skin can be seen as disrespectful. Additionally, it is important to be aware of the local language and customs, and to be respectful of local beliefs and traditions. Finally, it is important to be aware of the local laws and regulations, and to avoid engaging in any activities that may be considered illegal," explained one expat living in Davao, Philippines.

The insurance that travels with you. Now Health International's insurance plans offer you access to world-class healthcare facilities and treatment wherever and whenever you need it. With digital services, 24x7 customer support in different languages, and award-winning service, Now Health International will look after you no matter where you choose to go. Get a Quote from Now Health International.
Now Health InternationalNow Health International

The insurance that travels with you. Now Health International's insurance plans offer you access to world-class healthcare facilities and treatment wherever and whenever you need it. With digital services, 24x7 customer support in different languages, and award-winning service, Now Health International will look after you no matter where you choose to go. Get a Quote from Now Health International.
GET A QUOTE

Other Questions:

What cultural faux pas should I try to avoid making in Davao?

If you live in Davao, newcomers to Davao would love to hear your answer to this question.


Davao City, Philippines

Now Health International
Now Health International

Live Healthier, Live Happier with award winning international health insurance. Get up to 40% discount on new plans.
GET A QUOTE

Now Health InternationalNow Health International

Live Healthier, Live Happier with award winning international health insurance. Get up to 40% discount on new plans.
GET A QUOTE

Contribute to Philippines Network Contribute
Help others in Philippines by answering questions about the challenges and adventures of living in Philippines.

Now Health International
Now Health International

Copyright 1997-2023 Burlingame Interactive, Inc.

Privacy Policy Legal