Hospitality in Tunisia

Video Transcript

Whereas, let's say a small village in Tunisia, first of all when someone [walks] in, the women, they're gonna move into another room if the guest is a man. If the guest is a woman then she will be hanging out with the women all night long. As far as taking off the shoes and some stuff that it happens here, it really [depends on] the house. Most of the time you wouldn't, it's not an obligation. It's not tied to any Islamic culture or... It's OK to have your shoes on; it's OK to have your jacket on. As [long] as you're comfortable, that's what they care about. But, you're gonna have a lot of food.

In this video, a Tunisian national discusses common hospitality in Tunisian homes.