Category Archives Etiquette

We’re headed to Manila on our five healthy days tour around the world. This city in the Philippines is rapidly developing and offers up rich history and experiences to travelers. Manila is a colorful, multicultural city filled with museums, shops, parks, churches and a booming nightlife. Without further adieu, here is your itinerary for five healthy days in Manila: Day…

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If you’ve ever traveled before (you have, right?), you’ve likely witnessed or personally experienced an encounter with an obnoxious traveler. From berated flight attendants to loud talkers to the person who reclines their seat so far back, they’re practically resting on your lap—these types of travelers are sadly not uncommon. The Golden Rule is important when you’re traveling too; travelers…

Thank you

Thank you. It’s a common way of politely expressing your appreciation to someone who did you a favor. But in some parts of the world, it’s actually considered rude. In every culture, you’ll find people use a variety of phrases and gestures to convey different messages. More often than not, we don’t even realize it. We grow up accepting these…

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To avoid any unwanted ‘surprises’ during a trip, it’s best to make sure everything is taken care of before you leave. But in addition to booking a place to stay and making sure you have a current passport, there’s one more thing you should add to your checklist: An understanding of the local culture. Now I’m not just talking about…

When you travel to a new place, you usually have some concern over making sure you adhere to local customs and etiquette practices (assuming you have some level of self-awareness). What’s the proper greeting? How do I cross my legs without offending someone? Is my go-to hand gesture considered obscene? Smart travelers pay attention to travel etiquette, and we’re here…

We love to travel, but getting there can be hell. Air travel in 2012 is typically inconvenient, but as wise folks often say, it is what it is. But compounding the inconvenient reality of flying to an exciting new destination is a seeming explosion of rudeness that plagues much of our travel these days. Many people are just less considerate…

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