All people are different and not all of them have good nature and universal tolerance. That is why, in some resorts, Russian tourists should not expect widespread cordiality and kindness. In some countries, you can even find an open display of aggression. Of course, even in them good and non-conflict residents can meet, but it is still worth taking on such important information. Unfortunately, most of the listed countries are some of the favorite vacation spots for Russians.
Turkey is one of the favorite resorts of Russian tourists. And many of them love to relax to the fullest. Discontent among local residents is often caused by an excessive addiction to alcoholic beverages, unrestrained behavior near the buffet, aggressiveness and even fights. These are the most obvious reasons for the unfriendly attitude of Turkish residents towards Russian tourists. However, sex tourism is also quite developed in the country, so many Turkish women have a negative attitude towards Russian women, especially if they are vulgarly or too loosely dressed and wearing makeup, the reason is banal - they are jealous of their men, who show sympathy for foreign visitors.
Norwegians have no particular reason to be hostile to Russian tourists. Despite this, they are convinced that all Russians have a criminal record and even connections with the mafia, which is very alarming. That is why, when speaking Russian in Norway, one may encounter difficulties or troubles. Natural restraint and good manners of the Scandinavians does not allow them to openly show their negative attitude, but it is definitely possible to catch a “hard look” on oneself.
Individual habits and cultural characteristics are fundamentally different from the life of other peoples. The attitude towards Russian tourists in Japan is exactly the same as towards the Americans or any Europeans. Before a trip to the land of the rising sun, it is worthwhile to mentally tune in to the fact that some Japanese may consider visiting foreigners as second-class citizens. You should not be especially upset, because the Japanese simply do not like all foreigners, and their innate politeness will not allow them to show their ill will in any way.
4. Saudi Arabia
Despite the fact that all people are different, Russian tourists have firmly established themselves as very active, unrestrained and not always respectful visitors. And Saudi Arabia is distinguished by a very strong respect for its culture and religion - Islam. However, coming to rest, most tourists do not even think about the fact that it is worth behaving differently than they used to, but with respect to local traditions. For example, women who do not particularly care about the choice of clothes, who wear too revealing options, wear too flashy, may, unwillingly, inflict an insult on the local population of the country.
Having gone to rest there, you should show caution, restraint and modesty. Despite the differences in religion and culture, many Arabians are quite tolerant of overseas tourists, because they understand that their countries have completely different habits of life. However, if women allow themselves to walk in a swimsuit in the city center, which quite rudely violates all their life principles, it is simply impossible to endure it. The same goes for the aggressive behavior of men, especially when drunk.
Russian tourists who decide to relax in Latvia, Lithuania or Estonia can easily run into a boorish or unfriendly attitude. The origins of the conflict and strained communication go back to the Soviet past of these countries. Local television and radio services have left an imprint on public opinion, which perceives Russia as an occupying country. Naturally, this often causes negativity when communicating with people. For those who want to visit the resorts of Lithuania, Estonia or Latvia, it is better to take on board a few tips: in public places it is better not to flaunt your nationality and communicate less in Russian, if you know English, the right decision would be to prefer it. Otherwise, you can cause open discontent of local residents and the use of profanity. Some tourists who know the local language say that the locals can, with a smile, call names to Russian travelers, hoping that they simply do not understand them.
6. India and Goa
In Goa, Russians are considered to be almost members of the lower class of society, as Russian tourists often show hostility, aggression and mild insanity. And many Russians open their business in Goa and behave at the same time quite immodestly: they often do not pay taxes, sometimes attack local residents, and engage in criminal activities. In addition, Russian entrepreneurs in Goa often "take bread" from indigenous service workers: they provide services for private trips, hotel search or other useful "favors", under the pretext that they do it in a friendly way for their compatriots. All this not only causes fear and alienation among local residents, but also scares off tourists of other nationalities. Naturally, this situation causes discontent among local authorities and residents.
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