International Travel Without Learning The Lingo

It’s important to utilize technology to help learn the language. You may also want to research different customs a country may have. From learning polite greetings to knowing which hand gestures are considered offensive, this step could help you avoid uncomfortable situations. An example of this is sustained eye contact. While some eye contact may be helpful, there are a few cultures where it’s impolite, especially with an authority figure or stranger.

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