Dress code for tourists: Places where you have to mind what you wear

I think the main thing is that if you are traveling to a country that has a religious or conservative view, its just about respect and just beware of how you dress.  No matter how ridiculous the law maybe, in the end you are a visitor to someone else’s country…so you need to abide by their laws.   Its like going to someone’s funeral and see someone wearing a tank top and flip flops, how do you think that would make people feel?    Common sense stuff I think.

Tourists snokelling at Pulau Perhentian in Terengganu, Malaysia. Authorities in the Malaysian state of Terengganu on Sunday said they would soon impose a dress code on female tourists as outlined by the state government. Now, it appears, however, that the plans were the result of a misunderstanding. Terengganu Chief Minister Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahma today clarified that the dress code policy would not be imposed, the Malaysiakini website reported. — PHOTO: TOURISM MALAYSIA The authorities in the Malaysian state […]

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Alec Chan is an intrepid traveler, travel writer, author, speaker, serial entrepreneur and self professed Asia travel ambassador. Traveling all around Asia since 2003, and still traveling, Alec is an accomplished and passionate traveler seeking to bridge the cultural gaps in Asia. Through his unique perspective as a Canadian born Chinese, Alec shares his special insights on Asia to help others around the world to have a better understanding on Asian culture so that they can have a more meaningful, fun, and stress free trip to Asia. Alec has written numerous travel guides on several destinations in Asia and is the editor in chief of AlecTravelGuide.com

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