If you stand poised on the brink of foreign trip, you may need to take into consideration many things even rules of restroom in that country. Some tips below can be valuable for you when you are in sensitive condition.
- In London, Paris and Amsterdam: Using the restroom is not free of charge.
In big cities of Europe, you have to pay a small fee to use the public toilet for the service including toilet paper, soap or tip. However, you should be aware of cleaning staffs because they possibly cheat tourists by dint of putting large denomination notes into the box. 0.5 to 1 USD is enough for tip, you had better use the local currency.
- Singapore, Thailand and Taiwan: Squat toilet is popular.
Several researches show that squat toilet is highly advantageous for health so it is becoming prevalent in many countries, especially Asia nations. After finishing work, use the bucket of water to bounce
- Don’t throw toilet paper on toilet.
Toilet paper is primarily responsible for clogged toilet, which may get you into trouble. In some countries such as Turkey, China (Beijing), Greek, Macedonia, Montenegro, Bulgaria, Egypt and Ukraine, the sanitation cannot decompose toilet paper easily, so you should throw them in the trash, which is also encouraged in many other nations.
- Bring yourself toilet paper when you arrive to China and Korea.
Many nations consider using private toilet paper as a habit, especially in China and Korea, because there is not always enough toilet paper in publish restroom. Thus, it is recommended that you should bring yourself small pack of paper.