Despite what your mother taught you, a firm handshake isn’t always the way to go.
Depending on where you are in the world, a softer handshake is more acceptable.
The infographic below, created by Expedia, serves as a guide on how to shake someone’s hand in 19 countries around the globe.
In Morocco, only people of the same gender shake hands, while in Japan, a soft handshake without eye contact is customary.
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