Infographic: How to Navigate International Bathrooms

Shaunacy Ferro
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World travelers often have to be up for more than just adventurous eats and tipping customs. Sometimes they must also figure out how to handle another feature of culture shock: the unfamiliar bathroom. Restrooms in different countries might have attendants you aren’t sure whether to tip, squat toilets you don’t know quite how to use, or a lack of privacy you aren’t prepared for. 

Sloan, a plumbing company, created an infographic on restroom practices around the world. Where should you expect to pay to use the bathroom, and where do you merely need to BYO-toilet paper? Check out the illustration below to find out.